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Review: Embertone instruments

With so many 3rd-party Kontakt sample libraries available, how do you know which to invest in? Read MPVHub of course! Hollin Jones gets straight to the sounds in this review of Embertone.

Go Microtonal with Absynth

There are times when you may wish to veer off the path most trodden and experiment with microtonal tunings. Gary Hiebner walks you down alternate routes using Native Instruments' Absynth.

Snapshot Morphing in Reaktor

Creating new sounds from existing patches is a great way to increase the number of available presets in your collection! G.W. Childs shows off Reaktor's Snapshot Morph function to help your process.

Building a Basic FM Synth in FM8

Don't be put off by the term, "Frequency Modulation Synthesis"! FM synthesis is extremely powerful and Native Instruments' FM8 makes using it a lot, lot easier.

Introduction To Scripting in Kontakt, Part 5

In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. This final part 5 covers putting the finishing touches to your script!

Introduction To Scripting in Kontakt, Part 4

In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. Part 4 covers interface basics. Read the next part on The Hub tomorrow!

Introduction to Scripting In Kontakt, Part 3

In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. Part 3 goes deeper into variables. Read the next part on The Hub tomorrow!

Introduction To Scripting in Kontakt, Part 2

In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. In Part 2 you'll build a note trigger FX script!

Sound Design with Skanner XT

Skanner is a feast for the musical senses, a veritable playground for digital musicians! G. W. Childs IV shows how to mangle out a basic synth bass from this beast of a virtual instrument.

Processing Drum Loops with Guitar Rig 5

Guitar Rig 5 by Native Instruments is an awesome multi-effect plug-in for guitarists ONLY, right? Wrong. Hollin Jones thinks laterally and shows how to use it to process drum loops.

Flexible Pitch and Time in Kontakt

Follow along with David Earl, aka. sflogicninja, as he takes you through a step-by-step exploration of Kontakt's flexible pitch and time features.

Kontakt’s Instrument Banks Feature

Native Instrument's Kontakt is widely regarded as the pro sampler for the digital musician. Jay Asher highlights Kontakt's Instrument Banks feature which can be controlled by Program Change commands.

Massive’s Performer And Stepper LFOs

NI's Massive is, for fear of stating the obvious, a HUGE synth! In this article, Mo Volans explores how to get the best out of its unique Performer and Stepper LFOs.

Interview: Brian Cass on Sound Design, Reaktor and Controllerism

Brian Cass is on the cutting edge of music production technology. Founder of Overclock Inc., sound designer for Puremagnetik and MPV Trainer/Expert are just a few of the hats he wears.

Treating Drums With Native Instruments' Solid Mix Series

Want to emulate the much coveted SSL hardware in your music? Mo Volans investigates how to use NI's Solid Mix Series in Guitar Rig to treat drums.