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Tips For Using NI’s Vintage Compressors

Next time you're looking for a compressor with character to use on your tracks, open up NI's Komplete 8 and check out the 3 vintage compressors. Mo Volans shares tips to get great results from these.

Working With Battery 3's Multiple Outputs

What if you want to process each part of your Battery 3 drum kit separately? Cue: multi-output mode! Mo Volans shows how to set up and process individual sounds from battery in Logic and Cubase.

Creating And Processing Kits In Battery 3

Native Instruments' Battery comes with excellent kits, but you can go one step further and create your own, too. Mo Volans shows you all the steps needed and includes the kit as a FREE download!

Modulating Massive’s Effects

Find out the essentials on NI's flexible modulation system in Native Instruments' Massive. Mo Volans takes it step by step in this guide on how to build your own effects.

MPV Free Stuff: Guitar Rig Presets

Toby Pitman has created a bunch of Guitar Rig presets exclusively for Hub members. Log-in/sign-up for a free account to download them now!

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.

Using Guitar Rig 5’s Control Devices, Part 2

In the second of this two-part guide to using controller devices in Native Instruments' Guitar Rig 5, Hollin Jones gets deeper into the creative effects process.

Using Guitar Rig 5’s Control Devices, Part 1

Guitar Rig is far more than the sum of its parts. Hollin Jones sets about utilizing the powerful controller devices in Native Instruments' Guitar Rig 5 in the first of this 2-part guide.

Transforming Sounds Using Kontakt's Tone Machine

Using unexpected sources as the basis for sound design is the name of the game in this article. Toby Pitman whisks up a pad sound from hi-hats in Native Instruments' Kontakt.

Build A Simple Synth In Reaktor, Part 2

Many programs exist for creating your own instruments, from Logic Pro to MAX/MSP. Few, however, are as musically immediate and satisfying as NI's Reaktor. Toby Pitman gets synth building!

Build A Simple Synth In Reaktor, Part 1

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!

MPV Free Stuff: NI Maschine Kits

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!

NI Massive: Making Stereo Sample And Hold Effects

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.

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.

2011 Review : A Year in Audio Gear

Hollin Jones gets retrospective and takes a look at the audio hardware and software that has helped to define the past year.