Hi, I like leafDrums - http://www.leafdigital.com/software/leafdrums/
You can download a fully-functional trial version, and loads of custom drum=
samples etc... Very versatile & user-friendly.
Hammerhead is also an old (free) favourite (good for loops), also supportin=
You can get very realistic live drum sounds from both of these.
> Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 19:56:35 -0400
> From: Les Jones <lcjones@...>
> To: Audacity List <audacity-users@...>
> Subject: [Audacity-users] New User - Percussion
> Reply-To: audacity-users@...
> Hi Folks,
> I've been using Audacity for a couple of weeks now. I've got to say, I
> like it quite a bit. I'm more comfortable with Audacity than I am with
> Magix Studio which I've used for a couple of years. I'm running a Dell
> 8400 mid-tower, 3.4g proc, a gig of mem and a 7200/80 hd. It is, cough,
> sputter, in an XP-Pro environment. It's pretty much XP because I'm to
> lazy to deal with sound card drivers on my sarge box. And Audacity seems
> to do a bang up job on the Windows platform.
> I'm not new to home recording but I am just now getting serious with it.
> I've purchased a Behringer UB1202 console and a Line6 Pod-2.0 for
> effects and a couple of nice condenser mics.
> I'm mainly acoustic. However, recently, a Rickenbacker 360/12 FG decided
> I was OK, and now lives with me, the dogs and my Guilds. And, by the
> way, the Rick caused me to buy the console and pod. :) I had to blame
> someone. Right? Besides, I love toys!
> I'm interested in adding drum tracks. I'm all ears for advice on where
> to get drum loops or samples. I personally prefer live or acoustic
> drums. If you don't mind, I'd appreciate and like to know what you're
> preferences are for percussion.
> Thanks a ton!
> croaking frog music