Many programs exist for creating your own instruments, from Logic's Environment to MAX/MSP. Few, however, are as musically immediate and satisfying as NI's Reaktor. Toby Pitman gets synth building!
There's only one thing better than a free lunch... MPV Free Stuff!! This time we've got a tasty bundle of NI Maschine Kits for you. Simply log in (or sign-up for free), download & enjoy!
Load up your DAW, open up Massive and be prepared to make some awesome sounds! Mo Volans show the ins and outs of creating sample and hold effects in this popular synth by Native Instruments.
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.
Hollin Jones gets retrospective and takes a look at the audio hardware and software that has helped to define the past year.
There's been a flurry of activity at Native Instruments HQ of late. Not content with redefining the way we integrate hardware & software to make music, they've recently announced a new sound library.
Native Instruments have announced their latest instrument, Damage - the successor to the widely acclaimed “Evolve” series. Read & Watch all the details on this exciting hard-hitting, cinematic product
Guitar Rig by Native Instruments is an impressively powerful effects-processor for guitarists (or anyone!) Toby Pitman shows how the splitter tool can add a whole new dimension to your guitar sounds!
Maschine is fast becoming the real successor to the much-loved MPC. In this tutorial Mo Volans gets hands on with Maschine and explains just what makes it stand out from the crowd...
Most Absynth users are so blown away with its capabilities as a software instrument that they pass over using it as a powerful effects processor! Gary Hiebner explores the other side of Absynth.
Native Instruments has created an awesome bit of kit for musicians in Maschine! It can be used standalone or as a plug-in within your DAW effortlessly. But, it can do so much more if you know how...
Dubstep is all the rage and the infamous wobble bass is making its way into other musical genres! Find out how to use Native Instruments' Massive to make those big sounds wobble!
Native Instruments Komplete 7 was big. You'll likely never discover every sound! Time to be bowled over by the recent Komplete 8 announcement. It's huge! Read on to discover the major new features.
Mo Volans shares his own top 3 secret power-user tips and tricks for Native Instruments' Big, Bad synth: Massive.
Scripting is a powerful yet under explored features in Native Instruments Kontakt. By using the pre-built scripts (or by rolling your own) you can create compelling new instruments and interfaces.