Native Instruments has announced the availability from November 1st of Traktor Kontrol Z2, the first 2+2 control mixer designed for Traktor. Z2 is great as a control hub and also as a stand alone mixer.
Native Instruments announces the availability form May 30th of this year of Traktor Kontrol F1 “the definitive and only hardware for controlling Traktor’s powerful Remix Decks, with 16 stylish, multi-colored pads to fire loops and one-shot samples and the full version of the flagship software Traktor Pro 2.5.”
Native Instruments has released Damage, a new virtual instruments library that brings breathtaking cinematic percussion with a tense, epic edge. Native Instruments Damage is created by Heavyocity and it is powered by latest Kontakt 5 Audio Engine. Two years of recording and sound design is packed in Damage. In numbers, Native Instruments Damage is gathering over 25,000 individual samples recorded in 24bit/96Kz using state-of-the-art equipment, resulting in 30 GB of source material. Sounds and effects were captured in a variety of locations ranging from various high-end studios to a Connecticut Junkyard, and comprise all possible types of percussion from traditional instruments to exploding cars and cranes dropping objects from great heights.
Native Instruments announce the immediate availability of iMaschine, the first NI step in the iOS Apps Market. iMaschine is a beat-making app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. You can now develop song ideas anytime, anywhere – play and record drums on the 16 pads, jam a melody on the keyboard, sing on top of your loops via the built-in audio recorder or create your own unique sample banks from any source.
Made in collaboration with Qbert, the scratch guru and his Thud Rumble brand, Native Instruments presents the newest accessory that you must have if you use Traktor … Butter Rugs. These super-slim, ultra-slick slipmats will make even the trickiest scratches butter-smooth. There are perfect for performing with Traktor Scratch Pro or Traktor Scratch Duo.
Butter Rugs are made of a distinctive synthetic material with no added plastic or wax coating. The reduced friction between vinyl and platter minimizes additional noise and gives you more responsive control. The price for Traktor Butter Rugs is $19 / 19 € for a set of two.
Now you have the possibility to get high-end studio sound with the Solid Mix Series from Native Instruments. Solid Dynamics, Solid Eq and Solid Bus Comp recreate the most important components of a legendary mixing desk, famous for its precise, transparent, and platinum-selling sound. Yo can get complete control over the entire signal chain, powered by cutting-edge Native Instruments wizardry and seamlessly integrated into the world of Komplete.
Native Instruments is enlarges the Maschine product family and announces the releasing of iMaschine, an iOS software that brings intuitive groove creation of their well-known audio software to the iPhone and iPod touch platform. With four tracks, audio sampling, high-quality effects and an expandable arsenal of professional instruments and drum sounds from the regular Maschine library, Native Instruments iMaschine allows users to sketch grooves on the go, and later transfer them into the full Maschine software for detailed editing and arrangement. Native Instruments iMaschine is planned for release through the Apple App Store in October.
Native Instruments announces Maschine Mikro Controller, an affordable new entry into the world of its popular groove production system. By combining the full-featured Maschine software with a compact controller, Native Instruments Maschine Mikro makes the acclaimed tactile and intuitive music creation approach of Maschine available at a significantly reduced physical footprint and price. At the same time, the new 1.7 software version provides advanced integration with the instruments and effects in the Komplete 8 and Komplete 8 Ultimate bundle both for Maschine and Maschine Mikro users.
Native Instruments Maschine Mikro is based on a highly portable controller that provides hands-on control of the central Maschine features at two-thirds of the size and weight of the full-sized hardware. Utilizing a single display and a dynamically assigned high-resolution master encoder to enable its compact footprint, the bus-powered Mikro Controller retains the distinctive full-sized 4×4 matrix of pressure-sensitive, dynamically backlit Maschine drum pads with their acclaimed response and feel.
Native Instruments Maschine Mikro includes the full-featured Maschine software with its versatile pattern-based live and step sequencing, VST and AU plug-in hosting, real-time audio recording, sample editing and advanced multi-effects. The Mikro version also contains the full 6 GB Maschine sound library, expandable with the series of Maschine Expansions, as well as the free Komplete Elements sound collection. With the new 1.7 software version, both Maschine and Maschine Mikro now also benefit from advanced integration with Komplete 8 and Komplete 8 Ultimate , providing advanced sound browsing and parameter mapping for all instruments and effects contained in the bundle.
The world’s leading pro studio bundle of instruments and effects is now available for purchase, so make your choice: Komplete 8 – the quintessential production package or Komplete 8 Ultimate, the whole range of Komplete Instruments and Effects on a dedicated hard drive for easy installation.
Native Instruments Team is excited to announce Traktor Kontrol S2 – the 2-deck, all-in-one DJ controller system with serious pro credentials. Its “2.1” design rewrites the rule book – featuring 2 decks and a mixer, plus a third channel for adding additional loops and sounds via powerful Sample Decks. Built in the image of its hugely popular big brother Traktor Kontrol S4, the highly compact S2 also contains the full version Traktor Pro 2. And with Traktor 2 Technology Inside, you can rest assured it’s powerfully simple to use.