1985

By Paul Mabury & Dustin Burnett

Wild hair, iconic drums, and all the reverb your heart can handle. Travel back in time to one of American music's most classic eras while keeping your feet planted in the aesthetic of today's music production.

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That Sound’s drum samples are some of the most exciting and inspiring samples. You can tell they were carefully made by people making great records who know what you really need.

Aaron Sprinkle

Musician | Producer | Songwriter

OneRepublic, Anberlin, Aaron Gillespie

Demo A

19850:34

Demo B

19851:10

Tech Specs

  • Samples

    1000 + total samples one shot and multiple velocity samples, 2 kicks, 3 snares, 5 toms, 6 concert toms, 4 hat variations, cymbal options, 33 radical 1980s claps — all sets of samples come in 5 mix options: dry, natural big, and 2 vintage AMS reverb mixes

  • Presets

    Ableton’s Drum Rack, Reason’s Refill, NI’s Maschine 2 and Battery 4, Logic Pro’s EXS24 Sampler and Slate Digital’s Trigger 2.

    For help installing presets, please visit our Help Center.

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The Nostalgia of ’85 with a modern aesthetic.

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