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Getting Started With Odd Meters in Maschine
Electronic Music doesn't need to obey a 4/4 time signature. And the same can be said of music hardware controllers too. Here's how to use non-standard meters with Native Instruments' Maschine.
Nov. 21, 2014
Review: MIDI Monster Mappings for Traktor DJ
For just $5.99 you can snag yourself MIDI Monster's Mappings for Traktor DJ. Sara Simms puts it to the test and discovers whether it's a great investment or not...
Nov. 6, 2014
5 Useful Tips for NI Komplete Kontrol
The Komplete Kontrol software works well with all hardware but comes into its own when paired with Komplete Kontrol S-Series keyboards. Here's 5 tips from Hollin Jones on how to get the most from it.
Nov. 4, 2014
10 Killer Features'¨ for NI Maschine 2.0
The Maschine hardware from Native Instruments is popular and with good reason! What about the software side of things? Well, version 2 contains some tasty features which Mo Volans outlines here.
Aug. 13, 2014
Sampling Live Audio and Looping with Traktor's Remix Decks
Want to sample audio in real-time while you're DJing using Traktor and then process that sampled audio any which way you want? Sara Simms is on hand to help you out.
Jul. 24, 2014
6 Top Traktor Tips
Are you just screeching the surface of Native Instruments' Traktor? Well, it's time to dig deeper and take your DJing skills to the next level, courtesy of Sara Simms.
Jul. 10, 2014
5 Reasons to use Native Instruments Giant on Your Next Production
A good piano instrument doesn't depend only on the sound quality of its samples'¦ Lynda Arnold argues that usability is important which is why NI's Giant wins for her every time.
Jun. 26, 2014
Traktor DJ Tutorial: Metadata Sync
DJing on the go is a real possibility thanks to Native Instruments' Traktor DJ for iOS. And one of the most convenient features, Metadata Sync, allows you to share info between Traktor Pro & DJ.
Jun. 21, 2014
Create a Simple Electro Bass in NI Massive
Why reach for the nearest preset in NI's Massive when you can design your own? Not only will this mean your sounds are unique, but you can learn lots and have fun in the process.
May. 30, 2014
How to Create a David Guetta Style Synth and Beat in NI Massive
Most everyone has heard of David Guetta'"one of the most popular DJs and producers in existence today. In this tutorial, Sara Simms shows how to create a basic synth line and beat in his style.
Apr. 9, 2014
Understanding Native Instruments The Finger Quick Key Assignments
When Native Instruments gave us The Finger (ahem!) in Komplete it didn't get the same kudos as its sibling plug-ins. But, this MIDI controlled fx plug-in is very powerful as G. W. Childs finds out.
G.W. Childs IV
Feb. 2, 2014
5 Essential Tips for Aspiring DJs
So you want to be a DJ? Here's 5 excellent tips from producer, DJ and Ableton Live trainer, Noah Pred.
Jan. 8, 2014
Sampling In Maschine V2
Sampling in Maschine just got a lot easier with the subtle new features in version 2.0. In this tutorial, Mo Volans takes you through sampling from start to finish using Maschine.
Dec. 16, 2013
Synthesis Survival Guide: Filters
In his last mission on uncovering the mysteries of synthesis, Peter Schwartz explored Frequency. Get ready for the big reveal on everything related to filters.
Dec. 4, 2013
Traktor Sync and Beat Gridding
Native Instruments Traktor can take care of beat-matching for you by locking the tempos of two or more tracks to allow you to concentrate on the creative side of DJing. Sara Simms shows you how.
Nov. 13, 2013
5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Native Instruments' The Giant
Put away your mics and forget about hiring that upright acoustic piano (for now!)... Native Instruments' The Giant piano instrument is here to provide a realistic alternative as Hollin Jones find out.
Nov. 8, 2013
Mixing with Three Decks in Traktor Pro
Want to advance your mixing skills by incorporating a third deck into your sets? Sara Simms shares a few ideas on how you can use your third deck in Traktor to create results that sound great.
Oct. 23, 2013
Setting Up Native Instruments' Razor to Vocode
NI's Razor is appreciated for its cutting-edge sonic capabilities. In this tutorial, G. W. Childs slices through the many layers of this complex synth with a mind to get vocoding.
G.W. Childs IV
Oct. 19, 2013
Using Native Instruments' Mouth Synth
We all have the most diverse musical instrument already: your voice. And NI's Mouth takes advantage of your voice by transforming it into melodic sounds you can only dream of. Here's how to use it!
G.W. Childs IV
Oct. 4, 2013
Manipulating Sampled Grooves With Maschine
Fancy grooving out on your Maschine? Of course you do! In this tutorial-article Mo Volans demonstrates how to split up your samples across Maschine's pads and get grooving!
Sep. 17, 2013
6 Essential Tips for NI Battery 4
Battery 4 has seen a major overhaul with a new refined interface and loads of new features. Get the most out of this drum sampler powerhouse with Toby Pitman's essential tips.
Sep. 11, 2013
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