Native Instruments 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 presets provide exclusive basses, leads, pads, and effects for added variety. STATIC FRICTION is available for MASCHINE and MASCHINE MIKRO and is specifically tailored to live performance. A compact version is also available for iMASCHINE.
Native Instruments launched the ‘MORE SOUND TO THE POUND’ sales special. For a limited-time, customers purchasing the MASCHINE or MASCHINE MIKRO groove production studios get MASCHINE Expansions for free.
Native Instruments today launched a special ‘Cloud 9‘ offer on their MASCHINE Expansion series. Nine of the hugely popular sound packs for use with MASCHINE and MASCHINE MIKRO are being offered for $ 99 / 99 EUR – but only for a limited period of 99 hours. The offer runs until 3 pm CET on Friday, May 17 and is available only at the NI Online Shop.
Native Instruments released PULSWERK – a new MASCHINE Expansion designed for minimalistic house and techno. Aside from its 30 drum kits, PULSWERK contains 20 unique Special Kits created exclusively with pitched sound sources. The Expansion also features an array of Multi-Effect Kits containing pre-sequenced, tempo synced effect chains and 60 new specially-designed MASSIVE presets. Combining these, PULSWERK provides an extensive toolkit for producers eager to turn deep sonic experimentation into finished professional productions. PULSWERK is out now for MASCHINE, MASCHINE MIKRO, and iMASCHINE.
Native Instruments released HELIOS RAY – a new MASCHINE Expansion providing sounds and beats drawing from London’s broken beat scene and LA’s abstract beat producers. Containing three separate styles of drum kits as well as unique Melodic Kits and new MASSIVE presets, HELIOS RAY is out now for MASCHINE and MASCHINE MIKRO, with a compact version for iMASCHINE also now available as an in-app purchase via the Apple App Store.
Native Instruments introduced CONANT GARDENS, a new MASCHINE Expansion that reflects the soulful side of Detroit – covering hip-hop, funk, afrobeat and deep house. Named after the district of Detroit renowned as the birthplace of many African American musicians and artists, this expansion explores the distinctive sound of the neighborhood through tailored drum sounds, percussion and sampled phrases.
Native Instruments today introduced RAW VOLTAGE, a new MASCHINE Expansion which captures the sound of a huge modular synthesizer system. For instant use with MASCHINE or MASCHINE MIKRO, RAW VOLTAGE contains kits, instruments and patterns that share the unique, rich and organic sound characteristics of analog synthesis.
Native Instruments today introduced PLATINUM BOUNCE, a new MASCHINE Expansion featuring a versatile toolbox for producers working in the area of contemporary urban club music. For instant use with MASCHINE or MASCHINE MIKRO, PLATINUM BOUNCE was created by cutting-edge music producers and sound designers – processed to achieve the distinctive upfront sound of contemporary hits for the radio and the hottest clubs.
Native Instruments today released DARK PRESSURE, a new MASCHINE Expansion, created in association with the acclaimed DJ and producer Steve Lawler and sound design house Loopmasters. The pack brings the sound of tough underground dance music to MASCHINE and MASCHINE MIKRO, containing an expertly crafted selection of kicks, snares, hi-hats and percussion samples as well as a wealth of pre-produced rhythms optimized for techno, tech-house, minimal and similar genres.
Native Instruments has just launched a special offer for its acclaimed MASCHINE groove production systems. From October 27th to December 31st, every new purchase of the regular MASCHINE version will include two MASCHINE Expansions of choice as a free download, while new owners of the compact MASCHINE MIKRO can select one expansion fom the existing arsenal.