Native Instruments have just released the new Komplete 9 and Komplete 9 Ultimate production software suites that work together in perfect harmony with the Maschine hardware for making beats. Komplete 9 comes with 33 instruments and 120GB of sounds while Komplete 9 Ultimate comes with 65 instruments and over 320GB of sounds to play with. Check out the quick how-to video showing users just how easy it is to make a beat with Maschine and Komplete 9.
Native Instruments continues to provide new soundpacks to users of its popular Maschine Music Production Station to keep things fresh when making new tracks and beats. The newest MASCHINE Expansion is called HELIOS RAY and it comes packed with sounds and beats drawing from London's broken beat scene and LA's abstract beat producers. HELIOS RAY also contains three separate styles of drum kits as well as unique Melodic Kits and new MASSIVE presets. There's also a version available for the iMaschine iphone version. Check out the details after the jump.
Native Instruments is always coming out with excellent products for DJ's and Producers to make life easier for performers and offer a wide range of possibilities when creating and manipulating music. NI has announced the newest generation of its KOMPLETE software bundles for Music Producers called the Komplete 9 and Komplete 9 Ultimate bundles that will be available for all to purchase on March 27th, 2013. The Komplete 9 suite comes with 33 instruments & effects while the Komplete 9 Ultimate will include 65 instruments & effects for producers to play with. Check out the Press release, video, and other links inside.
New York deep house don Marc 'MK' Kinchen recreates his remix of Storm Queen's "Look Right Through" with Maschine.
Marc uses Maschine to chop up a vocal sample and build a remix, then drags the parts straight into Traktor's Remix Decks -- ready for road testing in some of the world's top clubs. Check out the video of MK's thought process in the production realm as well as in the DJ realm inside, then head on over to our full written review to see if the Maschine will suit your production needs.
The Native Instruments collection of Sounds, loops, and sequences that producers use to make beats on the Maschine hardware is known as Komplete 8 and Komplete 8 Ultimate. With the Komplete 8 software, users get 27 instruments worth of sounds for only $399 and with the Komplete 8 Ultimate software, users get 50 instruments worth of sounds for only $699. That's a savings of $160 and $400 respectively, but the savings will only last until March 26th, 2013, so act fast or risk paying full price in a few short weeks from now. Check out the press release and links inside.
Our good beat-making gear buffs at Akai have a huge announcement at this year's 2013 NAMM show. The MPC Studio is finally released and on store shelves everywhere for immediate purchase. This new slimline MPC Studio has a brushed aluminum body, the same MPC pads everyone loves to perform with, and the latest edition of the same full MPC Music-Creation software that comes with the new flagship MPC Renaissance. The portable and powerful MPC Studio comes in at a competitive $600 retail pricepoint. Check out the full press release from the NAMM floor after the jump.
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.
Native Instruments is kicking the holidays off right by giving away some free gifts to those who have shown their support for the NI products. NI is giving away five new Remix Decks Sets for DJ's who want to use them with Traktor and Producers get DRIVER – a screaming filter distortion effect for adding anything from movement to mayhem – works stand-alone in any DAW, and integrates perfectly with MASCHINE. Check inside for details on how to get your free gifts today for XMAS!
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