MASCHINE NEWS

FREE MASCHINE 2.1 UPDATE OUT NOW

Apr 14, 2014 in MASCHINE
The free MASCHINE 2.1 update is here. The new Grit kick engine is a modern, versatile electronic kick drum – great for IDM and electro styles. The new Shaker Performer creates tweakable, natural-sounding shaker patterns automatically. And the sample recording screen now lets you sample directly to different pads. Find out more in the video. Start Service Center now to update to 2.1!

OUT NOW: GREY FORGE MASCHINE EXPANSION

Mar 20, 2014 in MASCHINE
GREY FORGE delivers dark, brooding techno with expressive control for live performance. New MASCHINE 2 Drum Synth kits load with auto-mapped macro controls – perfect for evolving sets that run till the break of dawn. Custom effects for on-the-fly tweaking. Fresh MASSIVE presets for hardline basses and leads. Step into the shadows with the monolithic sound of GREY FORGE.

OUT NOW: MARBLE RIMS MASCHINE EXPANSION

Feb 27, 2014 in MASCHINE
MARBLE RIMS delivers laid back beats and funked-out basslines, along with soulful piano and guitar licks played by major kingpins of the SoCal urban sound. A total of 52 wide-ranging kits deliver just the right rhythmic and melodic tools for low-riding West Coast productions. Hop in, lay low, and get ready to cruise.

OUT NOW: HALCYON SKY

Dec 18, 2013 in MASCHINE
HALCYON SKY delivers the introspective, reverb-drenched sound of contemporary ambient electronica. HALCYON SKY weaves inspired ambient rhythms, hazy, organic synths, and dusty atmospheres into a new MASCHINE Expansion for the whole MASCHINE family. With MASCHINE 2.0’s exclusive Drum Synths and new presets for REAKTOR PRISM and MASSIVE, HALCYON SKY puts you in the pilot’s seat for the voyage within.

OUT NOW: RESONANT BLAZE MASCHINE EXPANSION

Nov 18, 2013 in MASCHINE
RESONANT BLAZE brings the seismic low end, brooding atmospheres, and full-throttle rhythms of drum and bass styles to MASCHINE. Lay down the heaviest breaks. Create brooding basslines with new MASSIVE presets. Then add finesse with sampled cinematic ambiences, sound effects, and more. A sonic punch as dense as concrete for drum and bass, dubstep, and trap styles.

ANNOUNCING MASCHINE STUDIO AND MASCHINE 2.0

Oct 01, 2013 in MASCHINE
MASCHINE STUDIO is the new flagship groove production studio featuring definitive hands-on control and new hi-res color displays. MASCHINE 2.0 software brings a hit list of unprecedented power improvements to the entire MASCHINE family. Total control. New heart. Beat these.

New: LAZER DICE - neck-snapping future bass MASCHINE Expansion

Sep 18, 2013 in MASCHINE
LAZER DICE blends synth-heavy bass, neck-snapping beats, and deep south attitude into an amped-up Expansion for MASCHINE. Kits stress-tested for ultimate dancefloor durability. Screaming future bass leads designed with NI’s signature synth expertise. Grab LAZER DICE now and get lost in a sea of bobbing heads anywhere you lay down the groove.

STATIC FRICTION: New MASCHINE Expansion for relentless tech house

Jul 18, 2013 in MASCHINE
STATIC FRICTION bottles the straight-up sound of tech house into a powerhouse expansion for MASCHINE and MASCHINE MIKRO. A brand-new set of energized drum kits with patterns designed to inspire. High-voltage Special Kits come loaded with fat basses, one-shots, chords, and spoken word samples. Live-performance kits add that creative spark to your DJ sets. Harness the driving, pounding sound of tech house and create your own magnetic grooves for the main floor.

PULSWERK: New MASCHINE Expansion for intense, minimal grooves

Apr 24, 2013 in MASCHINE
PULSWERK delivers the deep, clean, pounding intensity of contemporary minimal techno and house styles. 30 Kits provide edgy, precise grooves while 20 Special Kits deliver extra basses, drones, pads, and chords for custom constructions that kick with the polished sound of electronic music’s most refined styles. Inspiring Multi-Effect kits instantly add sequenced, tempo-synced effects to your tracks with a wealth of tweaking and routing options. New MASSIVE presets bring an extra touch of thunder to your creations. Get ready for the main floor – this is PULSWERK.

ECLECTIC LEFTFIELD BEATS

Mar 18, 2013 in MASCHINE
HELIOS RAY is the MASCHINE Expansion bringing the futuristic, cosmic sounds of the contemporary leftfield beat scene to MASCHINE and MASCHINE MIKRO. Dive into a stunning array of crunchy analog drums and Latin percussion, jazz guitar, vintage Rhodes licks, and custom MASSIVE presets – all primed for abstract, forward-thinking tracks from broken beat, hip hop, nu jazz and beyond. Set the controls for the heart of the Helios.

New video: Marc ‘MK’ Kinchen on MASCHINE and TRAKTOR

Feb 27, 2013 in MASCHINE
Watch New York deep house don Marc ‘MK’ Kinchen use MASCHINE to recreate his white-hot remix of Storm Queen’s “Look Right Through”. Marc uses MASCHINE to chop up a vocal sample and build a remix, then drags the parts straight into TRAKTOR’s Remix Decks – ready for road testing in some of the world’s top clubs.

PUMPING NIGHT BEATS

Dec 10, 2012 in MASCHINE
ELECTRIC VICE brings the bold, glitched-out sound of modern electro house to MASCHINE, MASCHINE MIKRO and iMASCHINE. This new MASCHINE Expansion is packed with gritty drums, stabbing basses, and acidic leads, plus custom MASSIVE presets and patterns for the full-on complextro experience. Designed for choke-group-style production and performance, this expansion guarantees electrifying club sound.

DROP SQUAD OUT NOW

Oct 15, 2012 in MASCHINE
DROP SQUAD brings the sound of dubstep to MASCHINE, MASCHINE MIKRO and iMASCHINE. Bursting with low end growls, wobbles, twisted synths, and deep hits, DROP SQUAD is tailor-made for bass addicts. For the first time in a MASCHINE Expansion, DROP SQUAD includes custom presets for MASSIVE – the synth that set the standard for deep bass music.

THE NEW MASCHINE GENERATION OUT NOW

Oct 01, 2012 in MASCHINE
The new MASCHINE generation is here. MASCHINE and MASCHINE MIKRO now feature super-sensitive, multicolored pads, click buttons, high-contrast displays, the latest 1.8 software, plus the mighty MASSIVE synthesizer. MASCHINE CUSTOM KITS personalize your setup with a touch of color, and the MASCHINE STAND provides the perfect, ergonomic playing position.

MASCHINE 1.8 OUT NOW

Sep 24, 2012 in MASCHINE
The free MASCHINE 1.8 update is now available. Workflow enhancements and new effects like TRANSIENT MASTER and time stretch add new flexibility to your MASCHINE projects. And starting with MASCHINE 1.8, all MASCHINE owners also get the legendary MASSIVE for free, adding powerful synthesis to the premier groove production studio.

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