BPB Cassette 909 Wav Reflll [FREE]
Wav Reflll, 15 MB
Expanding our collection of free tape processed drum machine samples, I am proud to announce the release of the Cassette 909 drum sample library. Based on an extensive set of clean Roland TR-909 recordings created by Edgar Maguyon, this free sample pack adds a touch of that lo-fi audio cassette crunch to the iconic TR-909 drum sound.
In agreement with Edgar, I took these long TR-909 recordings and trimmed them down to individual one shots. The best drum hits were than recorded to a CrO2 cassette tape using my trusty cassette deck pictured below. I recorded the samples to a cassette at two different gain settings, in order to get two different cassette saturation flavors for this kit.
Finally, the samples were re-sampled back to the DAW and trimmed down to individual hits. The result is a collection of 155 carefully edited one shot samples of the TR-909 drum machine, with 71 clean samples and 84 tape processed hits (these are organized into two separate folders, according to the gain setting).
The cassette samples are available in two flavors. The Cassette 1 folder contains slightly distorted samples, while the Cassette 2 folder contains fully distorted drum shots which have been recorded to an audio cassette at full gain. The third folder labeled Clean contains the original clean sounds of the TR-909 drum machine.
If you’re interested in collaborating on a project similar to this one, get in touch! If you use these drum samples in a tune, please feel free to post the SoundCloud link in the comments section below and I will include your track in the article.
Also, if you happen to create the mappings for Cassette 909 in your favorite sampler, feel free to send them over and I will include them in the download pack (you will be credited, of course).