AKAI PROFESSIONAL has announced the latest incarnation of its’ award winning controller, the MPC. The newest version, entitled the MPC Touch, is exactly as the name implies as it features a 7” touch screen that revolutionizes the famous controller.
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.
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
Everyone who’s been in the DJ or production realm for any amount of time will immediately recognize the KRK brand of active studio monitors with their all black body construction and signature yellow cones in the woofers. Today we have a pair of KRK Rokit 5 G3 active Monitors and a 10S studio subwoofer in the lab for the full out review treatment. In the meantime check out our quick unboxing and first impressions video to see all that comes in the box.
AKAI Professional has created the next generation of controllers with the Advance 49. This keyboard allows you to select and control virtual instruments on the keyboard itself. This allows you to spend more time creating and less time on the computer. Check out our full Video review with our resident Producer Numonics after the jump.
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.
M-Audio has just released its’ intuitive new series of keyboards called the CODE. The CODE Series is a USB Midi Controller, which is available in 25, 49 and 61 keys. What makes the product so unique is that its’ the first keyboard of its’ kind to feature a built-in X/Y pad. The X/Y pad allows user control of effects and virtual instruments through the touch pad.
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 dub basses and crackling beats productions is called Lone Forest and it comes with lots of reverb synth samples & special kits for drones and atmospheric sounds. There’s also a version available for the iMaschine iphone app for only $1. Check out the details after the jump!
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.