Native Instruments have been going from strength to strength with Maschine, which has been integral to their product line since its inception in 2009. It's also been one of the most effective products at integrating their Komplete software eco-system. Last year, NI nailed it with
In commemoration of Roland TR-808 day, Samples from Mars are giving away free 808 samples. SFM are well respected for re-sampling classic synths and drum machines and recording them on to tape through a classic analogue signal path then converting the samples into folders ready to be
You might have guessed that we’re a bunch of keen Native Instruments MASCHINE enthusiasts here at Noisegate HQ, always looking to see how much we can squeeze out of this versatile “beat-making” and production unit. In this installment of our tutorial series MASCHINE ‘Tips and Tricks’,
SADIVA aka Hannah Keddy has been producing and performing her signature brand of lo-fi hip hop for sometime now. Having a passion for travel, soul music, and that “old-school flavour”, SADIVA gives us the rundown on her set-up, her inspiration, and her second album "MINUTES".
Native Instruments has announced the release of Expansions - packs inspired by the acclaimed Maschine Expansions series.The packs are specially tailored for Native Instruments products, including Massive, Battery 4, and Maschine. Native Instruments claim that the packs are more than just samples and loops, with each Expansion packed with
Recently, a colleague returned from the states and we got to chatting about his experiences at an NBA basketball game. Being in the music bizz, he instinctively noticed the impact of the music at the game. As he put it, “there was hardly a second
Native Instruments have announced they are joining the online Loops and Samples sector with the creation of a subscription based platform that will allow users to download royalty free loops and samples covering a large selection of music genres. Sounds.com beta was launched on the
It's no secret we're huge fans of Native Instruments Maschine here at Noisegate, and the recent hardware update to MK3 has solidified that further. With larger, full colour screens, the new touch-strip, newly dedicated buttons to functions like Lock and the new high quality inbuilt
[addtoany] The major 2.7 software update to Native Instruments Maschine has arrived with the highly anticipated features delivering on the promise. Real-time sample time-stretching will be familiar to anyone who uses Ableton Live’s warp function, but now you are able to do it on Maschine.
It’s that time of the year again when we all go into a shopping frenzy trying to find the perfect Christmas gifts for our friends and family. Maybe you love Christmas and get right into the spirit of it, or maybe you would rather swallow