Native Instruments has introduced Maschine Jam, a new $399 hardware production and performance system that brings Ableton Live-style grid sequence control to the Maschine workflow.… Read More Native Instruments Announces $399 Maschine Jam Production & Performance System
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 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 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
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.
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
Today 8DM announced the release of the first volume in their new Deep House library. Deep House Vol. 1 is a set of “chillaxing” Deep House multi-samples from drums, claps, synth perc, beats, organs, deep synth basses, “pluckey, spacey” ambient sounds, and white noise. 8DM Deep House Vol. 1 is available in three different formats:… Read More 8DM Debuts Deep House, vol 1
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