Sabroso! – A Mini-Documentary On The Electronic Music Of Colombia

Sabroso! A Road Trip to Colombia’s Caribbean Coast – is a new mini-documentary that takes a look the electronic music scene of Colombia and how the area’s musical heritage has shaped its contemporary music scene – a blend of traditional influences and modern sounds.

The documentary highlights the music and producers featured in its latest Maschine Expansion Pack, Caribbean CurrentContinue reading

Native Instruments ‘Flagship’ DJ Controller Traktor Kontrol S8 Now Available

Traktor-Kontrol-S8Native Instruments has announced that their “flagship, all-in-one” DJ controller, Traktor Kontrol S8. is now available.

Key Features:

  • Full color displays
  • Touch-sensitive hardware controls
  • Enhanced track decks
  • 4-channel standalone mixer

Details below…..

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Native Instruments Intros Traktor Kontrol S8 ‘Flagship’ DJ Controller

Traktor-Kontrol-S8A couple of weeks ago, Native Instruments offered a sneak preview of their “flagship, all-in-one” DJ controller, Traktor Kontrol S8.

Now Native Instruments has officially announced Traktor Kontrol S8 – a new $1,200 top-of-the-line DJ controller for Traktor Pro 2.

Key Features:

  • Full color displays
  • Touch-sensitive hardware controls
  • Enhanced track decks
  • 4-channel standalone mixer

Wondering what $1,200 gets you in a DJ controller? Check out the details below…..

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Native Instruments Teases Traktor Kontrol S8 DJ System

Native Instruments today published a video (above) that teases its new “flagship, all-in-one” DJ controller Traktor Kontrol S8.

The video is disappointingly short on up-close glimpses of the controller and long on beautiful people in Ibiza and “high profile artists” offering their first impressions of the Traktor Kontrol S8.
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Native Introduces Komplete Kontrol S-Series Control Keyboards

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Native Instruments has announced the Komplete Kontrol S-Series control keyboards – a new line of controllers designed to provide tight integration with Komplete 10.

The Kontrol S-Series keyboards are available with 25, 49 or 61 keys, featuring Fatar keybeds.

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Native Instruments Komplete 10 Adds 6 New Instruments

NI_Komplete_10_Ultimate_CombinedNative Instruments has announced Komplete 10 and Komplete 10 Ultimate, the latest versions of their production suites for Mac & Windows.

Komplete 10 and Komplete 10 Ultimate include six new instruments:

  • Rounds – a new synth that combines digital and virtual analog engines
  • Kontour – Native says that this instrument “allows you to create stunningly organic textures, going from mallets to plucked and bowed strings to distorted, aggressive and noisy sounds”.
  • Polyplex – described as “a fast, fun way to design your own drum kits”
  • Three new sampled pianos that make up The Definitive Piano Collection.

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