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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you a Native Instruments Massive user? Need some good transitional FX sounds? Got 2 minutes to spare? Follow this sound design tip by Toby Pitman...
What's that? FM8 is one of the synths in Native Instruments' Komplete you've not played with yet?!? Drop what you're doing and follow this step-by-step sound design tut with the FM8 by David Earl...
Toby Pitman explores NI Guitar Rig 5's new container modules. You can use them in all sorts of rack-based ways which, as he discovers, makes them versatile for studio and performance musicians.
Is Native Instruments Guitar Rig designed only for guitarists? Simple answer: No! Mo Volans discovers just how useful a tool GR is for processing guitars as it is for a wide variety of other sources.
Talking basses have become commonly used in modern music, from Dubstep to pop. Native Instruments synth guru, Rishabh Rajan takes you step-by-step through the process of creating these using Massive.
Want to create that wobble effect, or learn how to use modulation for a host of other musical needs? David Earl, aka. SFLogicNinja, who's how in Native Instruments Massive.
If you have Native Instruments' Komplete 8 and you haven't yet explored the Abbey Road Drum Series, David Earl (aka sflogicninja on YouTube) points out what you've been missing.
Check out how to quickly and imaginatively create your own custom convolution reverbs in Native Instruments' Battery with Ruari Galbraith!
Native Instruments' Producer Effects are one of the best kept, and most versatile, secrets in Guitar Rig. Mo Volans explores how to apply them on vocals.
As soon as I heard the audio examples for this new sample pack library for Kontakt I was hooked! And of course, wanted to explore it some more. Read on to find out more about this 1.5GB soundset.
When it comes to modulating or… shaving (sic) your sounds into the perfect shape, reach for (NI's) Razor. G W Childs explores Razor's unique internal sidechain to create cutting edge sounds.