GLASYS – Hotel Jams & Utopia Tour

Published on Jun 21, 2018 GLASYS

“For the last couple of months I was on tour with Todd Rundgren’s Utopia and it’s been an incredible experience!
Here are 5 short jams I recorded live in my hotel rooms throughout the tour + some additional behind the scenes footage from my phone and fan footage from a few shows.

Catch our Jimmy Kimmel Live performance on July 9th!

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Native Instruments introduces Discovery Series: Middle East

NI Discovery Series Middle EastNative Instruments has announced the release of Discovery Series: Middle East, a new addition to the line of Kontakt instruments that explores global musical cultures. This instrument includes an extensive library of authentic instruments and patterns drawn from rich Arabic, Turkish, and Persian music traditions. DISCOVERY SERIES: MIDDLE EAST includes 25 characteristic percussion, melodic, and […] introduces ‘Behind the Sounds’ + OddKidOut Producer Challenge

Behind the Sounds OddKidOutThis month introduces Behind the Sounds, a new series aimed at providing a rich narrative around the artists in their growing network. Kicking off the series is Philly-born producer and drummer OddKidOut with his exclusive pack ‘Odd Sounds’ and an accompanying producer challenge on Inspired by the sonic aspects of his environment and […]

Reaktor 6 Discoveries: STELLA Interstellar Drone Synthesizer | SYNTH ANATOMY

Published on Jun 18, 2018 SYNTH ANATOMY

“STELLA is synthesizer /drone generator ensemble that is available for free in the Reaktor 6 User library. It can produce massive synthetic drone sounds. Here is a sound demo of this latest Reaktor 6 discovery!

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Published on Jun 15, 2018 Rob Papen

Go2 is compatible with the NI NKS system.

Native Instruments releases Crush Pack distortion plugins

NI Crush PackNative Instruments has released the Crush Pack, a new Effect Series collection comprising three plugins covering a wide array of tonal distortion effects – bit-crushing, stompbox-style distortion, ring modulation, amplitude modulation, frequency shifting, and more. The follow-up to Mod Pack comes with innovative new creative features, such as allowing external sidechain sources as modulators. Each […]

Introducing EFFECTS SERIES – CRUSH PACK | Native Instruments

Published on Jun 14, 2018 Native Instruments


1. Introducing EFFECTS SERIES – CRUSH PACK | Native Instruments
Watch this introduction to CRUSH PACK – the latest installment in Native Instruments’ new line of effects.

BITE, DIRT, and FREAK offer modern twists on the prized tone of early samplers, the timeless shred of a sophisticated stomp box, dynamic ring modulated sci-fi sounds,

Plugin Boutique Top 5 Friday: Drum Machine plugins with Tim Cant

Plugin Boutique Top Five Friday Drum MachinesPlugin Boutique has posted another Top 5 Friday video, showcasing some of its most popular plugins and virtual instruments in a particular genre. This time, producer Tim Cant takes a look at five software drum machine plugins. The following plugins have made it on the list: 5. StiX by XILS-lab StiX brings together a wide […]

Watching the clouds from a wooden floorboard

Published on Jun 5, 2018 Anthony Distefano

“Time Lapse video of clouds. I positioned my camera underneath a wooden floorboard. All music was done using NI Absynth.”

Native Instruments introduces NKS effects and gives away biggest and most perfectly integrated prize ever

NI NKS Effects Prize DrawNative Instruments has joined forces with 28 NKS partners to offer probably the most perfectly integrated prize giveaway ever. The giveaway marks the launch of NKS effects, made possible by the recent KOMPLETE KONTROL 2.0 software update. This expands the industry-leading Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) to include effects – previously, only instruments were supported. All […]