Native Instruments has released some fresh new sounds for the Kontakt instrument that takes vintage toy, game, and unusual sounds and mixes them with dope synths to be used in Production work. This is a new unique tool for producers will allow them to mix clever new sounds with their new musical works. This plug-in is available for $149 at the link in the Press Release. You can also check out samples of their sounds in the video below.
NI Symphony Essentials [Videos]
Native Instruments has released lots of new Symphony Series Instruments for the Kontakt sampler. The Symphony Series Collection features recordings of many different types of instruments and chords that allow producers to pull off some extraordinary symphony sounds right on their computer. Check out a few of the Symphony Series videos to see a demo of the collection first hand.
NI Releases SCARBEE RICKENBACKER® BASS
More and More instruments and sounds make its way to onto the Native Instruments Production software called KONTAKT. Last week NI released the Scarbee Rickenbacker Bass sounds that are pulled directly from the world-renown Rickenbacker 4003 Bass Guitar. This is the first time that Thomas Skarbye has actually made a software version of this bass guitar that is actually approved by Rickenbacker. Producers can take advantage of this new Bass Guitar on their Maschine devices by downloading the Scarbee Bass for only $99. Check the press release and links after the jump.
Production: NI Symphony Series BRASS [Video]
Native Instruments continues to expand its production and music creation software, KONTAKT with a new horn instruments add-on called Symphony Series BRASS. NI's new Symphony Series BRASS comes in two flavors called the BRASS ENSEMBLE that will give a nice full harmony of horns playing together, and the BRASS SOLO which has singular horn player sounds for music creation. BRASS ENSEMBLE and BRASS SOLO can be purchased separately or as a bundle called BRASS COLLECTION for a package deal price. Check out the quick video, links, and more after the jump.
NI Symphony Series WOODWIND [Video]
Native Instruments has released the newest addition to it's Symphony Series for Kontakt sampler. Symphony Series WOODWIND Collection features recordings of sound of a 36-piece woodwind orchestra comprising flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, and bass wind (contrabassoon and bass clarinet) sections. Check out the quick press release, links, and videos after the jump.
[Video] NI Releases New Maschine & Maschine Mikro
Native Instruments has just announced the new generation of the Maschine that is set to hit store shelves on October 1st. The Maschine MK2 and Maschine Mikro MK2 will now both be available in a black version and a white version. The new Maschine & Mikro versions will also get new pad upgrades which have increased pad sensitivity and multi-colored backlit for better visual feedback. The new Mashine MK2 setups will also get redesigned displays and a new software version 1.8 that is available for free download to current Maschine users as well. Check out the video, pricing, and details inside.
Production Gear: NI Abbey Road Modern Drums
For the producers and musical performers out there that want authentic and expertly engineered drum sounds need look no further. Introducing Native Instruments Abbey Road Modern Drums software that is designed to work with the free Kontakt Player and the Kontakt 4 sampler to arrange and produce music with LIVE RECORDED drum sounds. (Video and links inside).
[Video] NI Maschine Studio Announced
Native Instruments has just announced their new flagship Production hardware, the Maschine Studio, and new software called Maschine 2.0. The new Maschine Studio hardware is even larger than the original and provides best-in-class control with new hi-res color displays, a new edit section with jog wheel, and excellent 16-multi-color backlit pads. The Maschine 2.0 software provides lots of improvements to the user interface and works better and faster on all three Maschine Production devices.
NI KOMPLETE KONTROL 1.8 Released [Video]
Native Instruments released a free update to its KOMPLETE KONTROL software. KOMPLETE KONTROL Version 1.8.0 contains bug fixes and three main features which include New Smart Play Scales, Enhanced Smart Play chord features, and Stand Alone Transport Control. Check out a rundown of these features and our KOMPLETE Keyboards review for more info.