25 modern pop drum production kits for hitmakers

Crisp & Crushed is filled with totally fresh drum sounds, designed for contemporary mainstream pop productions. Super-phat kicks come together with crispy hi-hat patterns, glitchy percussion and heavy snares to build a drum exoskeleton that sets the perfect stage for synth-driven melodies, abrasive bass lines or catchy vocals.

25 new Beat Agent kits with individual patterns and loops

Drum sounds inspired by modern pop production aesthetics

Pre-designed MIDI files for main parts, intros, outros, bridges and more

Perfect for cutting-edge hitmakers and producers

The idea behind Crisp & Crushed

More distortion, less glamour, more punch and much more space for vocals and melodies. Nowadays pop productions heavily borrow sounds from the 1970s and ’80s, while adding slightly distorted or crushed percussion and super punchy elements to give them a unique twist. Our sound design team wanted to capture this vibe and develop a production kit which further blurs the lines between pop, trap and house in an exciting new way. This has led to a stellar collection of drums and MIDI patterns, perfectly suited for next-generation producers.

About the creator

Crisp & Crushed was created by German producer, singer and songwriter Lars Henrik. A blend of cutting-edge electronic pop music and anthemic rock richness with a liking for creative sound design best describes his style as a solo artist. During his studies at the University of Music Detmold, Germany, Lars started working as a freelance producer while also playing numerous live gigs as the frontman of his band Karmeleon. He designed the Groove Agent expansion to be the instant inspiring spark for modern pop songs.

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