What are the best drum loops, according to customers?

It’s tough to disagree with the choices our customers make. Based on years of sales data as well as the volume of user-submitted music inspired by certain loop packs, here are some of the picks for customer favorites. The “best of the best” if you will and a great place to start for various musical genres.

So, here you are… the most popular Beta Monkey drum packs our customers have been using and abusing over the years

CUSTOMER FAVORITE BLUES DRUM LOOPS

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$29.99

650+ blues drum loops and fills with all the traditional must-have rhythms: 12/8 blues grooves, half-time shuffles, blues-rock shuffles, uptempo boogies and other blues shuffles. Drum Werks XII brings the blues with all the kinds of grooves you'd expect. Lay it down hard with some swinging in-the-pocket grooves...only on Drum Werks XII!

$29.99

An extensive resource for 12/8 blues drum loops. With a mix of earthy drum sounds as well as fat and greasy drum grooves, this a very versatile collection for classic blues-rock and blues drum tracks. 100% Live, authentic 12/8 and shuffles.

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Get some live, acoustic swing and shuffles for Rock, Country, Blues, and More. Drum Werks VI is perfect for anyone writing blues, blues rock, and alt-country drum tracks. Create classic blues, folk, and country rock drum tracks with shuffles, 12/8 patterns, and swing feels. An earthy roots vibe will inspire folk, bluegrass and blues styles as well.

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Drum Werks XXIV: Slow 6-8 Drum Loops offers 600+ MB of versatile 6/8 drumming whether you need no-nonsense straight 8ths or shuffle feels. Get extensive coverage between 30 bpm and 60 bpm to inspire your songwriting with live 6/8 time drum loops. Like no other loop collection available - exclusively 6/8 grooves!

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Traditional 12/8, Shuffles, Blues Drum Loops - You get it all on Drum Werks XXIII. Blues drumming is all about fat backbeats, tasty fills, and, most important, feel. If your blues drum tracks need inspiration, Drum Werks XXIII delivers live, 100% acoustic blues drums. Spanning 45 bpm to 140 bpm, this blues drums sample library offers no-nonsense 12/8, shuffles, Charleston shuffles and other shuffle-based drum grooves. Plenty of triplet-based fills as well.

BEST ROCK DRUM LOOPS

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$179.94 $99.99

4 GB of powerful live rock drum samples recorded in one of Los Angeles' favorite drum rooms by A-list in-demand studio drummers. This all-acoustic drums pack includes all six (6) of the sample libraries in the popular L.A. Sessions Series. SIX (6) powerhouse rock drum loop collections to inspire your songwriting. All available loop formats (16bit WAV, 24bit WAV, APPLE LOOPS, REX2) included with purchase.

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$79.98 $49.99

Get two head-pounding sample packs for one bundle price. These hard rock and metal drum loops and samples were recorded in the cradle of metal and thrash: The Bay Area. This downloadable bundle unleashes two distinct flavors of heaviness: brutal modern metal and modern hard rock. The Power Combo Pack puts the power of Double Bass Mania VII and Drum Werks II: Reloaded together for only $59.99. 2.1 GB, Apple Loops, Rex2 and WAV formats. Includes extensive drum and cymbal samples.

$29.99

Versatile vintage sound with all the staple grooves of the 50s and 60s, Beta Monkey Music's Classic Backbeats™ II is an all-new drum loop and sample library for writers looking to expand the depth of their groove collections. Get the grooves you want for an authentic 50s and 60s rock and roll vibe that will inspire your songs as well as film and TV soundtracks and commercials. Like vintage rock n roll, surf rock and a bit of Motown? Classic Backbeats II is the collection you need. Retro Rock n Roll, Surf, 50's, 60's - recorded the way it used to be done!

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Live rock drum loops for classic rock and hard rock songwriters!  Get the powerful grooves and fills that will kick start your rock songwriting projects into high gear with hard-hitting rock drumming. Covering the tempos from 50 to 160 bpm, Drum Werks XVI is an 80-proof shot of pure rock 'n' roll adrenaline. Recorded in one of L.A.'s busiest drum rooms.

$29.99

Whether you're into classic rock, modern rock, or heavy instrumental rock, Drum Werks IX delivers live rock drum loops like few drum sample libraries can. Nearly 500 riff-hungry grooves ready for download. It's time to use the right rock grooves if you're after truly live drum tracks in any DAW or sampler.

$29.99

Looking for classic rock drum loops that channel the most sought-after, iconic drum grooves ever recorded? Drum Werks XVII is what you need. We set out to capture the timeless classic rock drum tracks of AC/DC, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Toto, Van Halen, and ZZ Top. This collection of the most famous beats of all time is for all songwriters looking to rock out with iconic legendary grooves leading the way. Includes ACIDized WAV, APPLE, REX2 loop formats.

BEST METAL DRUM LOOPS

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$79.98 $49.99

Get two head-pounding sample packs for one bundle price. These hard rock and metal drum loops and samples were recorded in the cradle of metal and thrash: The Bay Area. This downloadable bundle unleashes two distinct flavors of heaviness: brutal modern metal and modern hard rock. The Power Combo Pack puts the power of Double Bass Mania VII and Drum Werks II: Reloaded together for only $59.99. 2.1 GB, Apple Loops, Rex2 and WAV formats. Includes extensive drum and cymbal samples.

$29.99

Insane metal drum loops for modern death, deathcore, djent grooves with a powerful, high-definition drum mix, Double Bass Mania VII is the collection you want if you write loud, intense modern metal. Pure metal drums for all forms of modern heavy music.  It's time to get the brutal grooves your metal drum tracks deserve. Complete multi-velocity drum samples included.

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Pure classic heavy metal on this all-new re-release. Double Bass Mania I: Reloaded captures the attitude and energy of classic metal and the power and precision of modern metal genres with 1300+ loops covering tempos from 30 bpm to 280 bpm. Inspired by Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax, Megadeth, Pantera, Lamb of God, Gojira, Whitechapel, All Shall Perish. Create new metal drum tracks with live, powerful drums.

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The Return of the Beast takes it over the top with a relentless onslaught of fast and furious double bass grooves. With 800+ double bass grooves, groove variations, fills, one shots, and samples, Double Bass Mania II stands alone as the brutal choice for creating the heaviest of heavy metal tracks. With thousands of songs released with DBM2 grooves, this collection of metal is the original and continues to inspire new metal to this day.

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Thick. Heavy. Swinging. That is Double Bass Mania VI. Think Black Sabbath swing but in a modern-sounding drum mix. That's the attitude here - swinging the heaviness and bringing the doom metal drum loops. All grooves have an undeniable swing that will unleash the most brutal of all triplets. Funeral, epic, doom? That's the vibe we captured in this drum loop package exclusively for all the doom metal artists out there. For doom, stoner, sludge metal. Sabbath-Inspired Doom Metal Drum Loops.

$29.99

Power metal drum tracks where it is all all the heavy groove. Slamming, powerful, hard-driving grooves with straight, syncopated double kick drumming - a massive collection of pure metal power. If you write anything like Pantera, Exhorder, Sepultura, Gojira (among others in the genre), these are the heavy drums you've wanted. Over 1,100 pounding, aggressive double bass grooves from 90 bpm to 120 bpm.

MOST POPULAR ODD TIME and ODD METER LOOPS

$29.99

Features over 500 acoustic drum loops and a complete multi-velocity sample set taken from the drums used to record the loops. Get your groove on in 5/4, 5/8 7/4, 7/8 and 9/8. Odd Time Meltdown will get you thinking differently about your music and playing. For Rock, Prog-Rock, Fusion

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Beta Monkey Music's Odd Time Meltdown II features odd meter drum loops in 3/4, 5/4, 7/4, 7/8. Get your groove on in 5, 7, 9, and beyond, Odd Time Meltdown II will take your music beyond common time. Features over 350 powerful and tasteful acoustic grooves captured in one of Los Angeles' premier recording rooms. Break out of the 4/4 rut! Covers grooves in 3/4, 5/4, 5/8, 7/4 and 7/8 time signatures. Compatible with all L.A. Essentials Sessions. For Rock, Prog-Rock, and Fusion. 

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Odd Time Meltdown III takes a rock and fusion sensibility to deliver eight complete songwriting sessions in four different odd time signatures. With over 370 groove and fill loops, this collection of odd meter rhythms features one of L.A.'s top session drummers performing grooves equally at home in prog-rock, fusion, rock, funk, pop, and hybrid styles,

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Pure Country IV was recorded in Nashville and features 3/4 and 6/8 brush drum loops for multiple styles of country, folk, and bluegrass. We captured the subtle nuances of brush work in 3/4 and 6/8 time exclusively, giving users a powerfully focused collection of grooves, fills, one shots and single hit samples. Over 340 loops and samples.

$29.99

Odd Time Meltdown IV is exclusively odd time drum loops in 3/4, 5/4, 7/4, and 7/8. With an intense uptempo rock attitude, it's time to push the energy of your tracks with musical interpretations of four different time signatures. Spanning 100 bpm, 125 bpm, and 150 bpm, Odd Time Meltdown IV delivers eight complete songwriting folders, including loops, fills, and multi-velocity drum samples.

FAVORITE COUNTRY DRUM LOOPS

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$119.96 $69.99

The Rocking Nashville Sessions Bundle is easier than going to Nashville to get great drum tracks into your music! Shuffles, swing shuffles, 12/8 blues, trainbeats, ballads, modern country rock, these are the essential drum beats of blues, rock, and country in one single sample package. Total Sample Content: 2.3 GB, including multi-velocity drum & cymbal samples.

$29.99

Beta Monkey Music's Pure Country I: Rocking Nashville™ captures the authentic sounds of Nashville with over 500 acoustic country drum loops in nine (9) different Groove Folders™ and a complete matching multi-velocity set of drum samples. This complete country songwriting package features live drums laid down with authority and feel in one of Nashville's best drum rooms. Pure Country I: Rocking Nashville™ will deliver true Nashville inspiration. For Modern Country, Country-Rock.

$29.99

Pure Country III is a complete country drum loops and samples package featuring brushes. This country songwriting pack has over 400 brush drum loops including trainbeats, ballads, Johnny Cash style beats, and more. If your music needs brushes or brush/cross-sticking, Pure Country III has it covered.

$29.99

Pure Country IV was recorded in Nashville and features 3/4 and 6/8 brush drum loops for multiple styles of country, folk, and bluegrass. We captured the subtle nuances of brush work in 3/4 and 6/8 time exclusively, giving users a powerfully focused collection of grooves, fills, one shots and single hit samples. Over 340 loops and samples.

$29.99

Get some live, acoustic swing and shuffles for Rock, Country, Blues, and More. Drum Werks VI is perfect for anyone writing blues, blues rock, and alt-country drum tracks. Create classic blues, folk, and country rock drum tracks with shuffles, 12/8 patterns, and swing feels. An earthy roots vibe will inspire folk, bluegrass and blues styles as well.

CUSTOMER FAVORITE JAZZ DRUM LOOPS

$29.99

400+ jazz drum loops featuring authentic jazz phrasing from a laid-back 100 bpm to blistering 325 bpm. This jazz loop collection is all about traditional jazz, focused on of essential timekeeping grooves for discriminating jazz musicians everywhere. It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing! For anyone writing Traditional Jazz, Bebop, or Swing, these are the jazz drum loops for you.

$29.99

Jazz Essentials II offers a massive collection of complete live jazz drum tracks. With versatile and essential jazz drumming styles in a wide range of tempos and styles, these live jazz drum tracks offer users over 2 GB of live jazz drum tracks in three easy-to-use style-based sessions. With full-length drum tracks (not loops),  Jazz Essentials II covers traditional jazz styles as well as brush work and Latin-jazz playing styles. Traditional Jazz, Latin Jazz, Blues-Jazz.

$29.99

Pure. Live. Traditional Jazz. Multi-track Drums for Jazz Standards. Jazz Essentials III delivers 3.3 GB of live jazz drum tracks, performed as three common jazz song forms. Each song form offers multiple takes with sticks and brushes, providing different interpretations of the music. Jazz Essentials III offers seven discrete, individual drum tracks: kick, sub kick, snare, overhead left, overhead right, hihat, room ribbon.  

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$49.99 $39.00

Jazz Essentials IV delivers 3.2 GB of live jazz drum tracks, ready to import into any DAW. These multi-track drum tracks offers multiple takes with sticks and brushes and interpretations of the several jazz standards. With a seasoned New York jazz drummer behind a well-traveled set of maple Gretsch drums, this downloadable collection of jazz drum tracks offers fifteen drum performances of many popular jazz standards song forms.

$29.99

Over 1000 live funk drum loops to inspire any serious funk songwriting project. Mix the improvisational mentality of jazz, the groove inventiveness of funk, and the powerful drum sounds of rock - a beautiful mix of groove experimentalism all captured and available in Rock Hard Funk.

BEST-SELLING FUNK DRUM LOOPS

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$89.97 $59.99

Get the funk tracks you want with this massive collection of grooves, breaks, fills, and samples. The Rock Hard Funk Series will power your rhythm section with the real deal, not the cheesy stuff that plagues our competition. If you're tired of the same tired beats, get yourself nearly 2 GB of a new and original funky drummer into your music. Total Loop Content: 2.0 GB, includes drum and cymbal samples for all recorded loops.

$29.99

Over 1000 live funk drum loops to inspire any serious funk songwriting project. Mix the improvisational mentality of jazz, the groove inventiveness of funk, and the powerful drum sounds of rock - a beautiful mix of groove experimentalism all captured and available in Rock Hard Funk.

$29.99

Get some Motown vibe with these live RnB drum loops! Drum Werks XIII is a massive collection of tasty Motown-inspired grooves with over 600 live drum loops ranging from 60 BPM to 150 BPM. Get the funky beats you need with a dry, gritty Motown inspired sound to match. Available in WAV, Apple Loops and Rex2 loop formats.

$29.99

A little bit funk. A little bit pop. And a whole lot of rock! This pop rock inspired collection features a unique power pop sound to inspire your pop-rock songwriting. The featured voice - a sleek 13" x 3" steel shell piccolo snare - provides the quintessential pop and bright snare tone for modern rock and pop (not to mention a few others). With a high-pitched attack and tight projection, Drum Werks XVIII: Piccolo Grooves will inspire a whole different side of your songwriting. Part of the L.A. Sessions.

$29.99

Can you handle these wicked funk grooves? Over 400 live funk loops and fills to inspire any songwriter looking for "the" groove! Takes the attitude of rock and infuse it with the syncopated rhythms of funk. Inspired by P-Funk 70's-style funk, Motown, and RnB, you'll get classic funk drum beats that hit it hard. You gotta have that funk! Multi-velocity samples are also included.

OTHER POPULAR DRUM STYLES SERIES

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Drum Werks XXI: Reggae Drum Loops: Inspired by the traditional reggae grooves you know and love, these versatile live reggae drum loops reggae beats with a modern sensibility - perfect for building reggae drum tracks for traditional reggae or rock-reggae styles. Includes One drop, Rocker and Stepper rhythms variations.

$29.99

Drum Werks XXII Ska Drums offers a wicked collection of professionally recorded live ska drum loops with multiple grooves, groove variations, and fills. Syncopated snare side stick grooves, down and up tempo rhythms, all live ska drumming performances.

$29.99

A diverse percussion loops library of the most requested world percussion styles: Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, funk, hip-hop are among the essential percussion styles presented in this sample download pack. And, for added versatility, you'll find the sound samples of congas, bongos, surdos, pandeiros, shakers, udus, rainsticks and other instruments.  An intense and focused library of essential world percussion samples.

$29.99

Essential Brazilian rhythms to inspire you to a new level of groove! Drum Werks XIV mixes the traditional with the modern, the funky with the smooth. We really think these loops will fit your Brazilian oriented music, as well as adding a twist on any other style you write, and most of all inspire you with some new fresh ideas. Live, authentic Brazilian grooves - only on Drum Werks XIV!

$29.99

Ever get the feeling you've been cheated? Drum Werks X is a complete songwriting package for aggressive music, featuring over 650 slamming punk drum loops. Whether you need straight-ahead 2's and 4's on the hats or ride or you need some aggressive tom patterns, Drum Werks X features punk beats from 100 BPM to 280 BPM. Complete drum samples included.