Native Instruments releases TRAKTOR KONTROL X1 MK2

Native Instruments today released the updated TRAKTOR KONTROL X1, a new version of its compact and highly popular decks and effects controller. With the same size and robust product design as the original controller, TRAKTOR KONTROL X1’s new features include touch-sensitive Browse and Loop encoders, 7-segment displays and LEDs for visual feedback, and an innovative multi-purpose touch strip for added tactile control. When...

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Native Instruments introduces STATIC FRICTION
Jul18

Native Instruments introduces STATIC FRICTION

Native Instruments today released STATIC FRICTION – a new MASCHINE Expansion designed to provide the driving, international sound of tech house. The Expansion features 33 drum kits loaded with new kicks, snares, hi-hats, and claps, as well as seven Special Kits containing analog spring reverb samples, Ride and Snare kits optimized for live performance, and additional Spoken and Radio Voice Kits for additional textures. New MASSIVE...

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Native Instruments introduces DISCOVERY SERIES – CUBA
Jun25

Native Instruments introduces DISCOVERY SERIES – CUBA

Native Instruments today introduced the latest installment of their DISCOVERY SERIES – the range of KONTAKT Instruments based around specific musically vibrant locations. DISCOVERY SERIES – CUBA celebrates the sounds of the master musicians of Havana – rich, varied, and joyful music that encompasses the melodic and rhythmic traits of son, rumba, salsa and merengue. KONTAKT users can now add the special flavor of Cuba to almost any...

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Native Instruments introduces ABBEY ROAD 50s DRUMMER
May21

Native Instruments introduces ABBEY ROAD 50s DRUMMER

Native Instruments today introduced ABBEY ROAD 50s DRUMMER, a new KONTAKT instrument featuring the sound of two classic drum kits from the 1950s. The kits provide the distinctive drum sound of the era, which was necessary to compete with the electrified instruments gaining popularity at the time. Recorded with both state-of-the-art and period equipment at Abbey Road Studios in London, 50s DRUMMER also includes a groove library, mixer...

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Native Instruments Releases KOMPLETE 9 and KOMPLETE 9 ULTIMATE

Native Instruments today announced the latest generation of its two industry-standard KOMPLETE software bundles. KOMPLETE 9 includes 33 instruments and effects with six new additions, including the brand-new MONARK monosynth, plus the completely re-designed BATTERY 4 drum sampler. KOMPLETE 9 ULTIMATE includes all 65 current KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects at the time of release and over 370 GB of content. Each bundle now also...

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