Native Instruments’ TruTorials Season 3 Now Available

Native Instruments has announced the release of the third season of their TruTorials video series. The short (90-second) tutorials feature key Maschine workflow tips presented, as they describe it, “in a fresh, inspiring format.” TruTorials Season 3 explores more hands-on techniques, and cover music production skills ranging from essential workflow tips, to exploring more creative… Read More Native Instruments’ TruTorials Season 3 Now Available

Native Instruments Intros ‘Molten Veil’ Maschine Expansion

Native Instruments has introduced Molten Veil, a new Maschine Expansion aimed at producers “looking for the bold, dynamic sound of mainroom tech house styles.” The expansion was curated by Slovenian DJ-producer Umek, a veteran of the international tech house scene. Molten Veil runs in the latest Maschine software on Maschine Studio, Maschine, or Maschine Mikro.… Read More Native Instruments Intros ‘Molten Veil’ Maschine Expansion

Native Instruments Intros ‘Rising Crescent’ Maschine Expansion

Native Instruments today introduced Rising Crescent , which they are calling “the first Maschine Expansion to explore the sounds and rhythms of the modern orient.” Rising Crescent pulls from musical cultures in and around the Mediterranean, and combines them with modern bass production techniques. The expansion is aimed at producers of all genres in search… Read More Native Instruments Intros ‘Rising Crescent’ Maschine Expansion

Sonic Faction Releases Archetype Bundle For Kontakt

Today Sonic Faction announced their Archetype virtual instruments are now also available for Native Instruments Kontakt users. Archetype is a collection of eight virtual instruments (Beatdown, Sickness, Evilfish, Hatchet, Clone, Pulsator, Whoosh Machine and Rogue-One) which run the gamut of vintage and modern instruments, which are manipulated and controlled with Archetype’s controls and interfaces.

Native Instruments Adds VST Support, Invites Third Party Plug-In Development, More

At Musikmesse 2015: Native Instruments has introduced three “major innovations” for their Komplete Kontrol keyboard portfolio: NI announced the inclusion of the new Komplete Select instruments and effects suite with Komplete Kontrol keyboards, a “significant update” to the Komplete Kontrol software, and the debut of Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) – a new format allowing “deep… Read More Native Instruments Adds VST Support, Invites Third Party Plug-In Development, More

Cremacaffe ‘Spike’ and ‘OP-Bunny’ Tabletop Gear Stands

Finnish design house Cremacaffe has debuted two whimsical, modular gear stands, ‘Spike’ and the ‘OP-Bunny,’ designed especially for holding small synths and drum machines. Cremacaffe’s OP-Bunny is meant for use with Teenage Engineering’s OP-1 synthesizer. The original design of the OP-Bunny (pictured above) consists of two interlocking wooden pieces that easily come together for holding… Read More Cremacaffe ‘Spike’ and ‘OP-Bunny’ Tabletop Gear Stands

NI Intros Magnate Hustle Expansion For Maschine

Native Instruments has introduced MAGNATE HUSTLE – a new MASCHINE Expansion tailored to urban pop styles. The expansion pack features a set of guitar licks and chords, synths, and drum sounds plus new presets for Massive and the Maschine 2 Drum Synths. It runs in the Maschine 2 software on Maschine Studio, Maschine, or Maschine Mikro. A compact version for iMaschine is… Read More NI Intros Magnate Hustle Expansion For Maschine