Hit-defining rhythms

From chart-topping hits to experimental gems, Drum State captures a legendary drum machine in all its vibrant colors and shades. Squeeze every sonic detail from this cornerstone of pop and electronic music, recorded with creative techniques for beats bursting with character and texture. Explore endless rhythmic possibilities with a versatile collection of kits and patterns, packed with kicks, snares, hi-hats, and cymbals that punch through the mix in any genre.

Samples and loops

241 loops
539 drum samples
30 one shots

Drum kits

50 Maschine kits
51 Battery kits

Synth presets

10 Monark presets
10 Massive presets

Maschine exclusive

11 projects
16 Drum Synth presets

Producer credits:

Drum State was created in collaboration with multi-instrumentalist and sound engineer Alexkid. with additional content by Cook Strummer, Decka, Joy Huebner, Julie Marghilano, L.F.T., Luise, Nacho Marco, and Torsten Fassbender. All sounds were recorded at Alexkid, Taklab, and Shonky’s own studios.

Additional information

Drum samples: 81 kicks, 103 snares, 79 cymbals, 105 hi-hats, 13 percussion, 118 toms
Installer size: 518 MB

System requirements

Optimized for: Maschine+, Maschine, Maschine Mikro, Maschine Studio, Maschine Jam or Komplete Kontrol Series keyboards


About Expansions

Expansions are genre-specific packs that work with a range of Native Instruments products, and can be used in any DAW. Created by top artists and sound designers, they’re loaded with one-shots, samples, and tempo-based construction loops. Expansions are full of perfect sounds for your genre – from drum kits for Battery and Maschine, to customizable presets for different synths, like Massive, Monark, Prism and more, depending on which one you pick. Maschine owners also get exclusive FX chains and editable patterns, plus Drum Synth and Bass Synth presets.

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