Native Instruments has introduced Astral Flutter – a new Maschine Expansion aimed at producers creating psychedelic hip hop
Astral Flutter includes new presets for NI’s Massive synth and the Maschine 2 Drum Synths. Additional construction kits feature sampled drums processed. A collection of patterns, characterized by the off-kilter beats and tight syncopations of experimental hip hop styles, are also included. Continue reading →
Native Instruments has announced that it’s slashing the price of both Maschine & Maschine Mikro. Through August 31st, 2012, Maschine is available for 399 $/€, and Maschine Mikro for 249 $/€.
Maschine – The hardware controller that combines the flexibility of computer-based music production with the ease of a groove box into one powerful creative tool. Until August 31st, it’s priced at 399 $/€ (originally $599/599 EUR).
Maschine Mikro – The compact music production studio — the same pads, the same software and the same 6 GB+ library as MASCHINE, but smaller and highly portable. Until August 31st, it’s priced at 249 $/€ (originally $399/399 EUR).
Modulations is a feature-length documentary that traces the evolution of electronic music as one of the most profound artistic developments of the 20th century.
By cutting back and forth between avant garde composers, Kraftwerk’s innovative synthesizer drones, Giorgio Moroder’s glacial Euro-disco, Afrika Bambaataa’s electro-funk and Prodigy’s current worldwide superstarstardom, Modulations ‘celebrates the nomadic drift of the post-human techno sound’.
ModernBeats has released Radio MAX Music Loops – a sample library that features over 200 ‘Pop Radio’ style music loops, 600 files in 3 formats (WAV/AIFF/REX2), and 814MB in size,
The loopset was designed at 120BPM and provides 10 construction-style multi-track Radio/Pop/R&B/Dance music themes with up to 4 variations per theme. All loops mix-match seamlessly together in a construction-style layout, allowing for full mixing control and arrangement.
Acoustic Guitar, Acoustic Bells, Analog Bass, Arpeggio Synths