Natural Grooves Recording and Equipment Info

Technical Information:

Natural Grooves stereo loops were mixed down from ProTools HD multitrack recordings at several recording studios in both the San Francisco and New York City areas. Specific recording details are available for each recording drum session (which comprises our unique Session System®) in the download store section of the site.


Drum Workshop Maple Collectors (5-piece)

Smith Custom Maple Recording Kit (4-Piece)

Tama Starclassic Maple Recording ((5 Piece)

Assorted Zildjian and Paiste cymbals, Sabian and Paiste rides, Zildjian and Sabian crashes.

Snares included several Ludwig snares (including the venerable Ludwig Black Beauty), Smith Maple snare, and Pearl metal and wood snares.


Kick: AKG D112, Sennheiser E602, Snare Top: Shure SM57, Snare Bottom: Shure SM57, Shure SM81. Hats: Audio Technica AT4031, Shure SM81, AKG C451B. Toms: Sennheiser 421's. Cymbals/Overhead Pairs: AKG C414EB, A-T 4050. Stereo Room: Neumann U67

Recording and Production Purpose:

Each and every Natural Grooves recording session is entirely unique. We record different drums using different drummers in different rooms to give you the utmost quality and selection. We are all about the sounds, striving to produce beuatiful and unique drum sounds that simply can not be found anywhere else. That is our purpose here at Natural Grooves. We hope you hear the difference.