Native Instruments Releases Stem Creator Tool As A Free Beta


Native Instruments has released Stem Creator, a free application for creating STEMS formatted audio files, as a beta download.

STEMS is an open file format that lets you distribute tracks that incorporate a full mix, plus four stem tracks – such as drums, bass, keys and vocals. Each of the four stem tracks can be individually mixed, allowing for more performance options and making it easier to create new mixes, mashups, instrumentals, a cappellas and more.

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Native Instruments Releases More Info On New ‘Stems’ Format

stem-creator-toolNative Instruments has released more info on its new Stems format – an open audio file format that basically contains four ‘stem’ tracks (for example – bass, drums, melody & vocals) along with the full mix. The format is designed to simplify live remixing of tracks, because it provides a standard way to deliver remix-friendly audio.

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Can djay For Apple Watch Make ‘Wrist DJing’ A Thing?

apple-watch-djThe Apple Watch is barely available and developers are already introducing music apps for it.

Case in point: Algoriddim has added Apple Watch support to its djay software DJ system.

Here’s what they have to say about it:

djay turns your Apple Watch into an ultra-portable DJ controller. djay allows you to leave the DJ booth without ever missing a beat again. You can browse your iTunes library, cue up and mix your favorite songs, all while controlling stunning audio effects, and loops in real-time – right from your wrist.

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