Native Instruments' Massive X is finally here and it's a completely new version, reinventing this flagship soft synth for the next generation. Rishabh Rajan put it to the test.
The hotly-anticipated successor to NI's flagship soft synth that shaped modern electronic music is finally here. We have the lowdown on Massive X.
The latest Native blog going behind the scenes in the development of Massive X is here and this time it's all about oscillators. Hear the new audio demos and get the inside track...
With the ground-up rebuild of NI's flagship soft synth getting closer to completion, the company has revealed some more of its secrets, form the people directly involved in its creation.
Native Instruments' Massive is an incredibly versatile synth, capable of even more than you might imagine. Rishabh Rajan shows you step by step how to make electro snares.
If there is such a thing as a legendary virtual synth plugin, then Massive, first released in 2007, is it. Now with Massive X Native Instruments hope to inspire the next generation of music makers.
Harness the power and potential of NI's workhorse synth Massive to make everything from huge basses to scary leads.
Good sound design is the key to any great-sounding production. Here, synth expert Rishabh Rajan takes you on a 4-week journey through some top soft synths to perfect your synthesis skills.
Take advantage of this earlybird special to claim your place on the Sound Design Live Lab course and get mentored in real time by a sound design expert.
This collection of macro-enabled patches for NI's Massive will deliver unique sounds - just be sure you put the effort into making them your own.
It’s Summer. It’s also MasterClass time at AskAudio Academy. Join our FREE live webinar with Rishabh Rajan exploring designing sounds in NI Massive.
Aimed at the modern producer deep into sound design, Native Instruments' latest Maschine expansion set, Cavern Floor, adds drums, synths and Massive and PRISM presets to your sonic palette.
This tutorial on making a distorted, funky clavinet is taken from Rishabh Rajan's FREE interactive eBook: NI Massive Sound Design Recipes available for iPad, iPhone, Mac, Android and PC.
This tutorial on making a dark, brooding pad is taken from Rishabh Rajan's FREE interactive eBook: NI Massive Sound Design Recipes available for iPad, iPhone, Mac, Android and PC.
In no particular order, here are seven "workhorse" (also known as 'essential') virtual synths every self-respecting producer and musician should have, or consider having in the opinion of GW Childs.