Unlock Beat Making Gold

Inspired Beat Making is here. Method 1 virtual drum machine by Sound Yeti delivers today’s most powerful tools for making chart topping hip hop, trap, rap, OG, EDM or any modern drum grooves. Made for the modern producer looking to find an edge.


The Best of Vintage, Classic and Modern Drums


Craft the character of your drum sounds to perfection in nothing flat. Clean, close room, lo-fi, slowed, smashed, analog tape and tube processing presets make for instant gratification. Combined with more than 10,000 samples, 225 preset kits, 500 preset patterns at the ready. Accelerate and inspire your drum grooves with literally millions of sounds, effects and control combinations. That’s some serious re-percussions for the modern producer looking to find an edge. 


Method 1 is TCB for creating legendary drum sounds and urban grooves. It’s made with built-in respect for those that came before; the Roland TR series, the E-Mu SP-1200, the Linn Drum, Akai S900 and all the founding fathers (and mothers) of modern sampling and drum machine concepts. And If you’re tight with vintage drum machine tech, you’ll be immediately charmed by the easy to groove user interface of Method 1. A shout out to the old school but with today’s most powerful tools for delivering chart topping urban drum sounds and ear captivating beats. 


It’s not a machine. It’s a musical instrument. Because it takes a producers touch to create the perfect vibe, swagger and swing in a drum track. And that’s where Method 1 shines. The on-board Swing, Groove, Flam, Pitch and Accent controls bring the perfect human touch to your flow. Make your beats groove like Chambers, Robinson or Purdie. Better yet, make it sound like your own. For real, you’ve muscled into the Fort Knox of beat making possibilities.


There’s no faster (or easier) way to create urban, hip hop, trap, rap, old school, new school or any kind of modern beats. Set the foundation with Method’s 32 step, 8 track sequencer that makes pattern creation almost effortless. Drag and drop MIDI loops from Method 1 into your DAW to create instant song arrangements on the fly. Or, use Method 1 in standalone mode for the fastest beat making experience on the go. With Method 1, you own the groove. And just because it looks like a million, you’ll be pleased to know it’s not a lot of commas!

Instant Beat Making Genius

With Every Single Groove

Drag & Drop
7 Cores

Old School. New School. Now School

You runnin’ hip hop or working on the return of the boom bap? Method 1 is made for the case. Method 1 takes the best of vintage, classic and modern drum sounds and combines old school and new school tech into a now school design. Modeled from the most popular 80’s and 90’s beat boxes, you’ll be running with beat making legends like; Mike Will, Mobb Deep, Run-DMC and KRS-One.

The drop? You get the most authentic beat making experience without soul and groove crushing complexity. For instant beat making genius, old school, new school, now school. Method 1

The Authentic Beat Making Experience


What people do with it

From film trailers to musical tracks — lots of great producers use Method 1 to achieve truly dramatic effects and win their listeners! Check out some of the examples of what can be done with Method 1 below!

A Wall of Love for Method 1

Beat makers, programmers, producers, musicians and song writers, from novice to pro, everyone agrees that Method 1 is 100% beat making genius. Users tell it for themselves here on this wall of love for Method 1.


Sound Yeti rocks! Sound Yeti kontact instruments are highly musical and incredibly inspirational. Kudos!

Pro Fleer


Finally, a VST that makes your drums sound the way you want and like no other. You can manipulate everything to create the perfect drum sound and rhythm. I’ve been looking for this for a long time!

Max Souveton


I typically prefer to use my DAW’s MIDI editing for making patterns, but Method 1’s approach is quite handy and I often utilize it as is (compared to other built in sequencers). The samples however are what I purchased for and they are excellent!

Raees Rahim

  • Built in Multi-Track Sequencer
  • MIDI drag and drop – from plugin directly to your DAW
  • 8 track step-sequencer with full accent control
  • Tempo sync to any DAW
  • 8 stereo channel voice output architecture with MIDI input
  • Copy & paste function for sequences and lanes
  • 12 pattern banks for each patch/snapshot
  • Record real time or step record
  • Midi learn
  • Individual drum accent and global accent per step
  • 4 individual step effects – tune, decay, reverb, delay.
  • 7 per channel effects – accent, flam, pan, tune, filter, resonance, drive, width, velo
  • 6 global effects – compression, tone, crush, mix, delay, reverb
  • 1 Master NKI template
  • 10,000 Sound Sources & Samples
  • 225 Snapshots (uniquely designed)
  • 500 Patterns / Loop Templates
  • Limitless Sample Combinations
  • 7 core characters for each sound
  • 3GB of Samples (Uncompressed)
  • (compressed lossless ncw’s)
  • Powered by KONTAKT 6 ver 6.1.1 or later
  • Includes KONTAKT 6 Player – Nothing else to buy
  • Native Instruments NKS Ready with KOMPLETE KONTROL & MASCHINE
  • Full integration with Komplete S-Series keyboards and hardware
  • Use as a standalone virtual instrument plugin VST-AU-AAX plugin or with popular DAWs like Ableton, Logic, Pro Tools, Cubase etc.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • KONTAKT Player Or KONTAKT 6 Full Version 6.1.1 or higher
  • MacOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14 or 10.15 (latest update), i5, 4 GB RAM
  • Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, 4 GB RAM

Recommended System Requirements

  • KONTAKT Player Or KONTAKT 6 Full Version 6.1.1 or higher
  • Mac OS X 10.12 and higher (latest update), 8 GB RAM Intel Core i5 or i7, i9
  • Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, 8 GB RAM