Anyone making EDM or scoring film, tv or adverts will find much to like in Heavyocity's new, Kontakt-based vocal instrument Vocalise 2: Gravity. G.W Childs fires it up...
What if you could have an infinite number of ways to generate sound? NIâ€™s Form sample tracking synthesizer might just hold the keyâ€¦
Native Instruments & Reaktor have been at the forefront of the software synthesis game for almost two decades. The long awaited update to v6 brings new depth and new heights. Brian Cass checks it out.
Sample Logic's Gamelan is more than well-recorded samples from Skywalker Sound Studios... fusing the best of synthetic and acoustic and combined with the step animator, Gamelan is something special.
Does the Traktor D2 pair perfectly with Traktor Pro software? How useful is the touch-sensitive control and large color screen when Djing? Hollin Jones puts it to the test in this text & video review.
When we think of Native Instruments' Komplete 10, we may lust after the numerous synths and instrumentsâ€¦ but what about the effects? Toby Pitman reviews the effects that make this a complete suite.
Hollin Jones got hands on with NI's flagship DJ controller, Traktor Kontrol S8, and gave it a thorough workout. In our in-depth review we focus on how the S8 feels and works in the real world.
Three new sampled pianos were included in the recent Native Instruments Komplete 10 upgrade, and a fine collection they are indeed as Lynda Arnold discovers in our feature review.
Native Instruments Komplete reaches version 10 and has has some tasty new additions in the instrument and effect department. Hollin Jones reviews the whole package.
It looks like a regular, well-designed, MIDI keyboard, but Hollin Jones finds out thereâ€™s much more going on with Native Instrumentsâ€™ Komplete Kontrol S-Series than meets the eye.
Native Instruments' latest new Kontakt instrument release has a distinct function, but it's suitable for multiple genres. If you want quick and easy crescendos, then Rise & Hit will appeal.
NI's Trakor Kontrol X1 MK2 is here and includes some novel additions, a simplified layout to its predecessor and can be used as a MIDI controller for other software. Sara Simms checks it out.
As you'd expect there's been a flurry of Thanksgiving deals flooding the AskAudioMag inbox. But this one from Native Instruments stood out. NI have a 50% sale on - and you can't argue with that!!
Metallic textures may conjure up cold, clanging or industrial soundscapes in your mind. There's more to metal in NI's latest Kontakt sample-based instrument as Noah Pred discovers.
If you haven't played around with reversed sounds, you've got some satisfying sonic fun coming your way! Hollin Jones puts Output beautifully crafted REV sample instrument to the test.