NATIVE SESSIONS

Native Sessions happen regularly in major cities across the globe, including Berlin, London, Los Angeles, New York Tokyo, and Paris, in addition to featuring at prestigious, international festivals, such as Amsterdam Dance Event, Sonar, and more. Each event encourages participants to broaden their music making horizons while presenting the chance to connect with the local NI staff working behind the scenes towards the future of sound.

UPCOMING EVENTS

NATIVE SESSIONS TORONTO – PRODUCTION PLAYGROUND

November 29, 2017 – Toronto, Canada

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KNOWLEDGE. IDEAS. COMMUNITY.

Each event provides valuable insight into current themes in music production, performance, or DJing with NI products through specialized workshops, discussions, and social exchange.

CONNECTING THE COMMUNITY

Music makes people come together. That’s why Native Sessions is committed to connecting users, professionals, and prospective producers, DJs, and musicians. Every event creates a space where everyone is welcome in a network of shared knowledge and experience.

EDUCATION

Quality workshops led by NI’s very own Product Specialists focusing on current features and products are part of what makes each session a unique learning space. Native Sessions is presented by NI so all the latest tips and techniques come right from the people who live and breathe Native Instruments gear.

EXCLUSIVE DEVELOPER INSIGHTS

Meet the team behind some of the latest NI products. Native Instruments Developers and Product Designers are regularly invited to share insider details on the product development process along with valuable insight into various approaches to creating with a product.

ARTIST DISCUSSIONS

Renowned artists across different genres are hand-picked by Native Sessions to share their own techniques, workflow secrets, and discuss how current technology is influencing their music, performances, and overall career.

TUNE-IN LIVE

Selected events will be broadcast online so if you can’t join a session, you can still catch it live on the web. And if you have a question, you can also enter it in the dedicated livestream chat. Questions will be randomly selected and answered live on stage.

AT HOME IN FOUR GLOBAL MUSIC CAPITALS

Native Sessions happens regularly in the four major cities Native Instruments calls home – Berlin, London, Los Angeles, and Tokyo. Each event encourages participants to broaden their music making horizons while presenting the chance to connect with the local NI staff working behind the scenes towards the future of sound.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM PREVIOUS EVENTS

Can’t join in live? You can still access much of the valuable knowledge shared at Native Sessions. Check out video highlights from seminars, workshops, discussions, and performances from previous events across the globe.

CREATIVE INTERFACES

Learn how new instrument designs are conceived of and lead to innovative modes of creativity. Watch product developers and producers head up discussions on technological design, and profile the use of MASCHINE JAM and FORM, the new, expressive, sample-based synthesizer for REAKTOR.

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TROPICAL FREQUENCIES

Create your own rhythm with an exploration of new bass-oriented sounds from around the world. Join a host of stars as they delve into the world of Global Bass, showing how MASCHINE and KOMPLETE can be used to make tropical frequencies.

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PLAY. PATCH. BUILD.

Dive deep into the world of the acclaimed modular DSP lab – REAKTOR. Hear from developers, artists, and all-round REAKTOR power users for the full story – from the origins of the platform, to its latest developments.

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SONIC HOOKS

Explore the art of sound sculpting and sonic hooks in modern songwriting, learn about the tools and techniques for creating sonically unique hooks with MASCHINE and KOMPLETE, and hear from a choice roster of guest speakers known for their distinctive sound.

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PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUES: TURNTABLISM

Explore the technology, innovations, and techniques that have shaped the world of turntablism. In these videos, watch luminary DJs and world champions discuss the history and culture of scratch DJing, and show off some of their skills in showcase performances.

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