Sound Effects

Sound Effects

Whether you play on a drum kit or a hand drum, X8 Drums makes it easy to expand your percussion sound with an extensive collection of sound effects. Played by hand or with sticks, these percussion instruments may be small, but they’ll give your music a fresh sound that will set you apart from the rest.

Offering only the best in all percussion instruments, big and small, X8 Drums hand picks each item in the sound effect collection from brands you trust to create a quality product. From trashformers to chimes to udus, our versatile collection features a variety of instruments to choose from to ensure your sound is unique.

  • Boomwhackers

    Boomwhackers Bass Chromatics Set

    MSRP: $34.98
    $29.99
    Boomwhackers are tuned percussion tubes that are fun for everyone! The Boomwhackers Bass Chromatics Set consists of the 5 sharps/flats for our bass octave. This set combines with the Bass Diatonic Scale to yield a lower chromatic scale, or combines...
    MSRP: $34.98
    $29.99
  • Boomwhackers

    Boomwhackers C Major Bass Diatonic Set

    MSRP: $46.98
    $40.99
    Boomwhackers are tuned percussion tubes that are fun for everyone! The Boomwhackers C Major Bass Diatonic Set consists of 7 notes: C-D-E-F-G-A-B. The bass tubes add a whole new dimension to the sound and musical possibilities and combine with the...
    MSRP: $46.98
    $40.99
  • Boomwhackers

    Boomwhackers Chromatics Set

    MSRP: $17.98
    $15.99
    The Boomwhackers Chromatics Set consists of the five sharps/flats for our standard octave. If forms a different pentatonic scale which has its own pleasing sound and combines with our Diatonic Scale to create a full chromatic octave of 12 notes...
    MSRP: $17.98
    $15.99
  • Boomwhackers

    Boomwhackers Major Pentatonic Scale

    MSRP: $20.98
    $18.99
    Boomwhackers are tuned percussion tubes that are fun for everyone! The Boomwhackers Major Pentatonic Scale Set consists of 6 notes: C-D-E-G-A-C, each made of a different color. This set is great for people less familiar with music, as all the notes sound...
    MSRP: $20.98
    $18.99
  • Boomwhackers XTS Whack Pack

    Boomwhackers

    Boomwhackers XTS Whack Pack

    MSRP: $58.98
    $50.99
    Boomwhackers are tuned percussion tubes that are fun for everyone! The Boomwhackers XTS Whack Pack offers a new way to play Boomwhackers Tuned Percussion Tubes... like a xylophone! The Boomwhackers XTS Whack Pack includes: 8-tube Boomwhackers C Major...
    MSRP: $58.98
    $50.99
  • Gon Bops

    Gon Bops Bar Chimes

    MSRP: $189.00
    $109.99
    Mount the Gon Bops Bar Chimes easily to any cymbal stand and have a classic set of 36-bar chimes at your disposal. The chrome bars create a gorgeous sound with great sustain whether you sweep with a drumstick, hand, or striker. Makes for a beautiful...
    MSRP: $189.00
    $109.99
  • Gon Bops

    Gon Bops Flexatone

    MSRP: $29.00
    $19.99
    The Gon Bops Flexatone is an innovative instrument with a funky design and fun sound. Depending on how much pressure you apply to the steel string, you'll produce a low or high vibrato sound with a unique tone. Perfect for adding special effects or when...
    MSRP: $29.00
    $19.99
  • Gon Bops

    Gon Bops Rattleclap

    MSRP: $29.00
    $19.99
      The Gon Bops Rattleclap is a super fun instrument designed for maximum sustain and unique tone. Strike the ball with your hand and it produces a long rattling sound, which is reminiscent of the original effect of a horse jaw bone. The Rattleclap...
    MSRP: $29.00
    $19.99
  • Gon Bops

    Gon Bops Waterfall Shell Chimes

    MSRP: $159.00
    $89.99
    The Gon Bop Waterfall Chimes are a wonderful set of wood-and-nut chimes which produce a rushing and rippling water sound. These chimes have 26 strands of nut shells hanging from the solid wood top. When you brush or hit the chimes, they create a nice,...
    MSRP: $159.00
    $89.99
  • Latin Percussion

    LP Ching Chok

    MSRP: $61.99
    $31.99
    Listen to this instrument: LP Ching Chok Each end of the LP Ching Chok carries a pair of hard, wooden balls that are supported by spring steel and strike against the rosewood sound chamber. Shake it back and forth to create a...
    MSRP: $61.99
    $31.99
  • Latin Percussion

    LP Cricket

    MSRP: $76.99
    $45.99
    Listen to this instrument: LP Cricket The LP Cricket is widely heard in Jazz, Fusion and Rock and on a variety of recordings. The wooden body houses three steel balls that strike a metal bar to emulate the sound of a cricket. Features The wooden...
    MSRP: $76.99
    $45.99
  • LP Deluxe Flexatone (LP1-8)

    Latin Percussion

    LP Deluxe Flexatone (LP1-8)

    MSRP: $76.99
    $46.99
    The unique LP Flex-A-Tone creates a wave of eerie, singing-sawlike sounds through varied pitches. As the wooden ball strikes the metal surface the tone can be bent as much or as little as desired. The Deluxe Model creates an even broader range of tone...
    MSRP: $76.99
    $46.99
  • LP Go-Jo Percussion Bag

    Latin Percussion

    LP Go-Jo Percussion Bag

    MSRP: $15.99
    $8.99
    Listen to this instrument: LP Go-Jo Percussion Bag The LP Go-Jo Percussion Bag is a simple percussion instrument that offers a huge variety of percussion sounds. Beat it, shake it, toss it... fun for all types of music! Features The...
    MSRP: $15.99
    $8.99
  • Latin Percussion

    LP One-Handed Triangle

    MSRP: $69.99
    $37.99
    Watch a Video Demonstration of the LP One-Handed Triangle Thanks to the imagination of Doug Hinrichs (percussionist with the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights) and the creative talents of the LP design team, the humble triangle has...
    MSRP: $69.99
    $37.99
  • LP Standard Flexatone (LP1-5)

    Latin Percussion

    LP Standard Flexatone (LP1-5)

    MSRP: $53.99
    $33.99
    The unique LP Flex-A-Tone creates a wave of eerie, singing-sawlike sounds through varied pitches. As the wooden ball strikes the metal surface the tone can be bent as much or as little as desired. FEATURESSteel constructionBend the spring steel with...
    MSRP: $53.99
    $33.99
  • Latin Percussion

    LP Tri-Tone Samba Whistle

    MSRP: $61.99
    $33.99
    Listen to this instrument: LP Tri-Tone Samba Whistle The patented LP Tri-Tone Samba Whistle originated in Brazil and is a standard element to today's dance music. This whistle allows the player to create three distinct, complementary...
    MSRP: $61.99
    $33.99
  • Latin Percussion

    LP Vibra Slap II, Metal Chamber

    MSRP: $99.99
    $64.99
    Listen to this instrument: LP Vibra Slap II, Metal Chamber The LP Vibra-Slap was the first of numerous patents granted to Latin Percussion. It has appeared in more recordings, soundtracks, and advertisements than any sound effect ever...
    MSRP: $99.99
    $64.99
  • Latin Percussion

    LP Vibra-Slap II, Wood

    MSRP: $76.99
    $46.99
    Listen to this instrument: LP Vibra-Slap II, Wood The LP Vibra-Slap was the first of numerous patents granted to Latin Percussion. It has appeared in more recordings, soundtracks, and...
    MSRP: $76.99
    $46.99
  • Latin Percussion

    LP Vibra-Slap II, Wood, Deluxe

    MSRP: $84.99
    $54.99
    Listen to this instrument: LP Vibra-Slap II, Wood, Deluxe The LP Vibra-Slap was the first of numerous patents granted to Latin Percussion. It has appeared in more recordings,...
    MSRP: $84.99
    $54.99
  • Latin Percussion

    LP Vibra-Tone, Standard (LP775-BL)

    MSRP: $76.99
    $45.99
    The LP Vibra-Tone is a tubular instrument delivers smooth, bell-like, metallic tones with incredible sustain. Available in two sizes. Features Tubular instrument delivers smooth, bell-like, metallic tones with incredible sustain Made of anodized...
    MSRP: $76.99
    $45.99
  • Latin Percussion

    LPR080-I

    MSRP: $23.99
    $11.99
    Designed with kids in mind, the LP Woodpecker is a fun little noise maker that is easy and interesting to play. An original toggle design creates the bright-toned woodpecker sound, and the cheery colors add a lively personality. Safety approved for ages...
    MSRP: $23.99
    $11.99
  • Meinl

    Meinl Berimbau

    MSRP: $260.00
    $169.99
    Though commonly found in music from Brazil and other South American countries, Meinl's Berimbau is a traditional African instrument featuring a thin striker and a caxixi, which are held in the right hand while the left hand supports the bow and attunes...
    MSRP: $260.00
    $169.99
  • Meinl

    Meinl Cajita

    MSRP: $87.00
    $54.99
    Percussion enthusiasts are always looking to expand their sound repertoire. And that’s where the Meinl Cajita comes in. The cajita itself has been around for centuries, but modern percussionists are just now beginning to appreciate its versatility...
    MSRP: $87.00
    $54.99
  • Meinl

    Meinl Cone-Stack

    MSRP: $79.00
    $49.99
    These innovative Cone-Stack Shakers from Meinl are made for the wild soul of a rambler, with their one-of-a-kind metallic tones and variety of musical manipulations that sound great no matter where the music takes you. There are two balanced chambers...
    MSRP: $79.00
    $49.99
  • Meinl

    Meinl Helix Bowl

    MSRP: $64.00
    $39.99
    The Meinl Helix Bowl is for those in search of new, groundbreaking sounds to add in their effects arsenal. Freaks, gypsies, carnies, nerds, weirdos, yogis, gurus, soul cultivators and various explorers of sound will have lots of fun with this new toy...
    MSRP: $64.00
    $39.99
  • Meinl

    Meinl Liquid Triangle

    MSRP: $79.00
    $49.99
    Note: This item requires additional processing time, typically 3-4 business days.   The Meinl Liquid Triangle can make noises you've only dreamed before. This traditional triangle is welded to a steel shell full of liquid with a flat-bottom...
    MSRP: $79.00
    $49.99
  • Meinl

    Meinl Percussion L-Shaped Beater BassBox, Black

    MSRP: $152.00
    $89.99
    Not just for timekeepers, the MEINL BassBoX is an excellent addition for any guitarist or singer/songwriter looking to add rhythm to their music. Punchy low end and immense bass notes provide a thumping foundation to your music. The BassBoX is playable...
    MSRP: $152.00
    $89.99
  • Meinl

    Meinl Percussion Rosewood Castanet Machine

    MSRP: $78.00
    $49.99
    The Meinl CM2 Castanets Machine features traditional Rosewood Castanets mounted on a special wooden base. This design makes for extra easy playability. The rich and cutting tones from the Castanets provide you with unlimited rhythm opportunity from fast...
    MSRP: $78.00
    $49.99
  • Meinl

    Meinl Sea Drum 18 in. with Goat Skin & Synthetic Head

    MSRP: $146.00
    $86.99
    The MEINL Sea Drums create the soothing sounds of the surf, with a great new feature: we sealed the little steel balls between two drum heads, one synthetic and the other natural goatskin. This means you can choose between two completely different...
    MSRP: $146.00
    $86.99
  • Meinl

    Meinl Sea Drum 20" with Goat Skin & Synthetic Head

    MSRP: $164.00
    $99.99
    The MEINL Sea Drums create the soothing sounds of the surf, with a great new feature: we sealed the little steel balls between two drum heads, one synthetic and the other natural goatskin. This means you can choose between two completely different...
    MSRP: $164.00
    $99.99
  • Meinl

    Meinl Turbo Crasher - Medium

    MSRP: $32.00
    $19.99
    The new MEINL Turbo Crasher is the perfect addition for the drummer looking to add a trashy, colorful sound to their mix. This percussion accessory can be easily attached to any rod or drum kit setup. Strike with your sticks and you'll get a nice...
    MSRP: $32.00
    $19.99
  • Meinl

    Meinl Waterfall Effects Percussion

    MSRP: $158.00
    $99.99
    The MEINL Waterfall realistically imitates the sound of a flock of a rippling waterfall. By using fiberglass a bright sound is produced, the dynamic range is increased and an optimum durability is realized.
    MSRP: $158.00
    $99.99
  • Meinl

    Meinl Wood Kokiriko, Amber Finish

    MSRP: $74.00
    $47.99
    The Kokiriko originated in Japan as a sound effect instrument. It produces a rattling effect which can be an almost silent rustling to an extremely loud catter. FEATURESErgonomically shaped handleDurable cord MATERIALWood
    MSRP: $74.00
    $47.99
  • Nino Percussion

    Nino Extra Small Wood Frog Guiro, Natural Finish

    MSRP: $14.40
    $8.99
    The NINO® Wood Frog Güiros have gained an enormous popularity over the last few years. Children especially love the authentic “ribbit” sound which is created by scratching the wooden beater on the frog’s back. Great fun for...
    MSRP: $14.40
    $8.99
  • Nino Sea Drum 14-Inch Synthetic Head Natural

    Nino Percussion

    Nino Sea Drum 14-Inch Synthetic Head Natural

    $49.99
    The NINO Sea Drum has hundreds of tiny metal balls enclosed between two clear Mylar heads. By holding the drum horizontally and gently rolling it, you create the sounds of the ocean surf. 14" diameter Rubber Wood frame Pre-tuned synthetic...
    $49.99
  • Pearl

    Pearl Folkloric Guataca

    MSRP: $73.00
    $46.00
    This isn't a garden hoe, but the design is definitely based off of it! The Pearl Folkoric Guataca comes in this pastoral design and features scalloped (or rigged) edges for scarping with the included metal striker. Attach it easily to your kit on any...
    MSRP: $73.00
    $46.00