SampleScience releases Famidrums drum machine based on the sounds of NES sound chip


Developer: SampleScience

FamidrumsSampleScience has announced the release of Famidrums, a drum machine ROMpler instrument for Windows and Mac.

Famidrums is a sample based drum machine featuring the sounds of the Nintendo Entertainment System sound chip (more precisely, the DPCM sampler and triangle/noise oscillators).

The drum sounds included have been extracted from games while others have been converted using classic analog drum machines as source.

Accurate software emulation of the NES sound chip has been used to get that original crunchy drum sounds typical of classic games such as Super Mario Bros 3, Lifeforce, Super C and Kid Icarus.



  • 30 8 bit Drum Kits
  • Audio multi-outputs
  • LFO, trim, reverb and pitch effects
  • VSTi/AUi for Windows (32 bit/64 bit) and Mac OSX (Universal)
  • Plain wav files to use in any sampler


Intro: $9.99 for one week only (regular $14.99)

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