Native Instruments Reviews
Native Instruments has now released the final version of their Stem Creator Beta App that we all had a chance to use for ourselves a few months ago. The Stem Creator App is now released for producers, labels, DJ’s and everyone else to start creating these Stem files for performances. Check out the full press release and more after the jump.
The NI Team continues releasing brand new soundpacks for users of its popular Maschine Production Stations to keep things fresh for aspiring producers when making new tracks and beats. The newest MASCHINE Expansion for contemporary mainstream EDM is called Crystal Daggers and it comes with lots of sharp bass and thick beat samples for EDM with a Hip-Hop & R&B flavor thrown in. There’s also a version available for the iMaschine iphone app for only $1. Check out the details after the jump!
The world famous band Maroon 5 uses Native Instruments Maschine hardware and software to make lots of their music. Check out this quick video and press release showing the NI team interviewing Maroon 5 as they go to the Conway Studios in Hollywood to watch the band make some magic.
NI has sent us two of their newest compact DJ controllers for Traktor called the Traktor Kontrol D2 for the full review treatment. The Traktor Kontrol D2 is essentially the “deck” section of the recently reviewed Traktor Kontrol S8 DJ controller and it sports the same hi-res screen and heavy remix/stem deck control with multicolored backlit pads and volume controls. The D2 and the S8 uses the remix deck controls and screens to manipulate the new Stems file format.
Native Instruments has unveiled the latest incarnation of its’ modular DSP environment, Reaktor 6. The product expands on its’ “best in class” DSP and sound quality while introducing a new feature that is sure to excite the modular synthesis crowd. In version 6, Reaktor has a new feature called “Blocks”. Check out the video and press release after the jump
Today, Native Instruments has announced their new controller called the Traktor Kontrol S5. This new controller takes the familiar body, shape, and mixing portions from the popular Traktor Kontrol S4 and removes the jog wheels in favor of screens, touch sensitive controls, and larger pads to work the new Stems file format with ease.
NI has sent us two of their newest compact DJ controllers for Traktor called the Traktor Kontrol D2 for the full review treatment. The Traktor Kontrol D2 is essentially the “deck” section of the recently reviewed Traktor Kontrol S8 DJ controller and it sports the same hi-res screen and heavy remix/stem deck control with multicolored backlit pads and volume controls. The D2 and the S8 uses the remix deck controls to manipulate the new Stems file format. Watch our quick unboxing and first impressions video to see a fresh D2 out of the package.
Native Instruments has just launched the new Stems file format that separates tracks into four parts so that new mixing of melodies, vocals, drums, and rhythm can be achieved. NI has now released the free Beta version of the Stem file format creator which will allow users to make their own Stem files of their productions.
Native Instruments’ just released a brand new library entitled “Brass Ensemble Symphony Series”. The product is designed for NI’s Kontakt sampler. It is possibly the best sounding brass product on the market and can be used in a variety of ways within your productions. Check out this full Video review from Numonics on our DJbooth.net Production Team.
Today, the Native Instruments team has finally introduced the Traktor 2.9 Update which also introduces the STEMS audio file format to the masses so that DJ’s can start mixing and manipulating the music in new and creative ways. With the all new STEMS files, users will be able to separate beats, grooves, and vocals so that mixing can be done on an entirely different level.