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Drumtraks is a meticulously sampled recreation of the legendary Sequential Circuits Drumtraks drum machine, a significant piece of music history. Released in 1984, the original SCI Drumtraks was a revolutionary device, boasting thirteen fully programmable sounds and making history as the first drum machine to incorporate MIDI functionality. This comprehensive sample pack captures every nuance of the drum machine’s sounds across various tunings, resulting in a rich library of 195 samples. These samples are tailored into versatile kits for popular DAWs like Ableton Live, FL Studio, Studio One, and Logic Pro X, making it a valuable asset for producers and musicians in a variety of genres.

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The sampler racks feature velocity control that mirrors the original Drumtraks’ response to MIDI input, bringing an expressive and nuanced performance to the samples. For Ableton users, Drumtraks includes three onboard effects – Drive, Comp, and Verb – allowing further customization of the drum sounds, from adding a polished shine to creating a gritty texture. This sample pack is ideal for producers seeking the authentic Drumtraks sound or those wanting to delve into the characteristics of one of the first MIDI-equipped drum machines. Whether you’re producing vintage-inspired tracks or integrating classic drum machine elements into contemporary music, Drumtraks equips you with the tools necessary to realize your creative vision.

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The Drumtraks download comes with sampler presets for the following DAWs:

  • Ableton 9.7 or higher
  • FL Studio FPC
  • Studio One 4 or higher
  • Logic Pro X EXS24/Sampler

The download also includes the WAV one shot samples that can be loaded into any sampler or DAW.

drumtraks ableton live


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Drumtraks is also available in the Ableton Sounds Bundle and the Everything Bundle.