That Sound has released Look Mum, No Drums, a “Concept collection” drum sample library designed by Italian sound designer and beatmaker, Francesco Pellegrin.

That Sound Look Mum, No Drums

The library features drum sounds made from everyday, ordinary objects, including paper, playing cards, a bike, coffee and more.

Have you ever been drumming on the kitchen counter with your hands and loved the way it sounded? Or heard the “thump” from closing the trunk of your car and thought, “Man, that’d make a great kick drum”? It’s happened to all of us at some point.

As much as we love to record actual acoustic drums, the truth is some of the best drums are already well within our reach. The wobbly table at your local coffee shop. The hangers in your coat closet. A coke can. A bag of chips. The trash can in the room you’re in right now. Drums are all around us, and nothing preaches this truth like Look Mum, No Drums — a drum sample library from Italian sound designer and beat maker Francesco Pellegrin.

With Look Mum, No Drums, Francesco has taken the ordinary things we use every day and turned them into a collection of serviceable drum samples you’ll return to time and time again for truly special and unique drum production. These are everyday objects recorded and reimagined into modern production drum samples.

Look Mum, No Drums features

  • 222 total one-shot samples: 50 individual kicks, 55 individual snares, 10 crashes, 17 fx booms and reverses, 32 hats, 15 percussion samples, 22 foley samples, 7 room textures, vocal shots 14 samples.
  • 243 individual loops, 32 tempos from 78-150 bpm, each loop is stemmed out for maximum flexibility.
  • All samples delivered as 24-bit, 44.1kHz .wav files.
  • Presets for Ableton, Reason, Logic’s EXS24, Battery 4, Maschine 2, and Kontakt 5 (full version).

The sample library is available for $35 USD.

More information: That Sound