Here is part one of a special two part series looking at some of the new products released by Native Instruments in 2018. We will be looking at the new A series of keyboard controllers as well as some of the awesome new synthesiser additions
Anyone who works in job that involves tech support for audio equipment knows about Firmware Friday. They could work for a manufacturer or distributor, be the ‘go to’ person at their Production Company or venue, or be the resident gear-head at their church. No matter
With the recent release of Ableton Live 10 being the first major upgrade to the popular DAW in almost five years, with lots of new features, including a new synth called Wavetable, effects called Echo, Drum Buss and Pedal and Max for Live built in. There’s
Moog have officially added a software emulation of the legendary Minimoog Model D to their impressive stable of iOS apps. Revered for its iconic smooth and phat sound, an original 1970s Model D sets you back quite a few pennies in 2018, as does a
If you ever want your faith in humanity restored, the NI Reaktor user library is a good place to start. Since the early 2000s, Reaktor power-users have uploaded over 4000 instruments, effects and utilities - all available for free download. Sure, there's some half-baked barely
[addtoany] Was your pedal-board more expensive than your car? Mine was, and I drive a Tesla. Well... not really, the autonomous options pushed the Tesla just out in front, but you get the point. As an active guitarist, you’ve likely invested a substantial amount of
[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.
Arturia have just announced a huge update to their flagship V Collection software package, including 4 new iconic vintage instruments: the DX7 V (Yamaha DX7), Buchla Easel V, Clavinet V and the CMI V (Fairlight CMI Sampler), an update to Analog Lab and additional models
[addtoany] With Native Instruments releasing Maschine MK3 in October, the hybrid hardware/software package has enjoyed a kind of renaissance, since its predecessor Mk2 was released way back in 2012. However, Maschine has remained a centre piece for many producer’s studios around the world and continues
[addtoany] Melbourne studio Samplify have released a brilliant new tool to help producers identify chords and write chord progressions. Scaler was developed by Samplify and Edouard Mainier who met Samplify and School of Synthesis director Davide Carbone whilst studying at School of Synthesis with Davide.