NATIVE SESSIONS: PLAY. PATCH. BUILD.

Our recent Native Sessions: Play. Patch. Build. events in Berlin, London, LA and Amsterdam took a deep dive into the world of REAKTOR. These 12 video highlights give you the full story – from the origins of the platform to its latest technical developments. Hear from developers, artists and all-round REAKTOR power users and get inspired to realize your wildest sonic ideas with this one-of-a-kind software.

HOW TO CREATE A 909 KICK DRUM

In this video, Kadenze’s Owen Vallis demonstrates how to reverse-engineer a 909 kick using REAKTOR, taking advantage of a digital environment to achieve sounds that wouldn't be possible otherwise.

Download Owen's 909 Kick Synth

EUROREAKT BLOCKS

Modular DSP whizz and educator Michael Hetrick presents some working examples using his incredible EuroReakt Blocks – 100+ Blocks inspired by decades of modular synthesizer innovation.

Download Michael’s algorithmic beat maker patch
Download 110+ EuroReakt Blocks

PATCHING AGAINST THE CLOCK

We challenged Blocks Lead Developer Dave Forrester to build a patch in five minutes to explore how Blocks are making sound-design more intuitive and accessible in REAKTOR 6.

Download Dave’s patch

MODIFYING A FILTER IN CORE

Vadim Zavalishin is the mastermind behind Core. In this video, he shows you how to go under the hood of REAKOR and start hacking the connections in a simple filter.

Get Vadim’s patch

CONNECTING REAKTOR TO EURORACK

Extend any hardware modular system with the unlimited opportunities of Blocks. REAKTOR DSP developer Julian Parker shows you how to unite the worlds of analog and digital.

POLYRHYTHMIC SEQUENCING

Looking for an alternative to step sequencing? Discover polyrhythms – KOMPLETE Product Specialist Nadine aka Neven shows how to modify a Euclidean Sequencer in Reaktor 6 in just a few minutes.

Read the full article on Create Digital Music here.
Download Nadine’s patch


ARTIST PANEL

REAKTOR is the tool of choice for experimentally-minded artists the world over. Tim Exile, Deadbeat, and Errorsmith sat down with Peter Kirn of Create Digital Music to discuss creating their own tools, raiding the user library, and how they got started with the program.

THE ORIGINS OF REAKTOR

EB.tv presents this video with one of the original NI founders and REAKTOR creator, Stephan Schmitt. Stephan walks you through the early days of conceiving and creating a software instrument, followed by the initial steps of GENERATOR – the modular software instrument now known as REAKTOR.

FLESH AND FLOW MACHINE PERFORMANCE

Electronic musician and producer Tim Exile showcases his REAKTOR-based live performance/composition extravaganza, which uses his latest NI instrument – FLESH.

Learn more about Tim Exile’s FLESH

BLOCKS PATCHES: ABSTRACT ACID

Richard Devine takes us under the hood of two 'other worldly' patches he created using REAKTOR Blocks – DevineAcid and DevineWaveTable Synth. Learn about his approach, what Blocks he uses, and pick up valuable tips and tricks from one of the world’s leading sound designers.

Download DevineAcid
Download DevineWaveTable Synth

REAKTOR ROUNDTABLE

This insightful, inspiring discussion about REAKTOR features Native Instruments CTO Mate Galic, Mute Records Boss Daniel Miller and sound designer Richard Devine. During this roundtable discussion, they discuss REAKTOR’s history, how it has grown, where Blocks is taking it, and what the future may hold for the cutting-edge platform.

TRY REAKTOR FOR FREE

Don’t own REAKTOR 6 yet? Try BLOCKS WIRED for free. BLOCKS WIRED is a set of three pre-patched modular synths created with REAKTOR Blocks – the rack-style framework in REAKTOR 6 that delivers the speed and limitless flexibility of modular patching in software. Get started now and discover REAKTOR 6.

Download BLOCKS WIRED for free

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