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Announcing: Expansion: SASHA (Artist Expansion)

Discussion in 'MASCHINE Area' started by The Sarge, Aug 22, 2020.

  1. The Sarge

    The Sarge NI Product Owner

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    well, NI did it again: found a known producer who shares his sounds & skills with us
    this time the worldwide known Dance-Producer & Grammy-star: SASHA

    take a look and listen to the examples:
    https://www.native-instruments.com/en/products/komplete/expansions/artist-expansion-sasha/

    little pre-info for all the presetlovers outside: 65 (yes sixtyfive) for Massive (the old legend not the new X)

    happy producing and stay safe!
    The Sarge!

    (yes my english is bad, ´cuase I´m an old german ;) )
     
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  2. Tony Jones

    Tony Jones NI Product Owner

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    I'm very tempted by this (I don't know anything about Sasha, but have been exploring since this was announced). The sounds very much feel like my kind of thing. I'm waiting for someone to do the preset rundown on YouTube and I may get this.
     
  3. Tony Jones

    Tony Jones NI Product Owner

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    Or I could find one...

     
  4. poet666d

    poet666d NI Product Owner

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    "Sascha"?


    Sasha is a Legend, was throwing shapes his direction since the early 90s. Attended every one of his 12 Nights of summer at Up Yer Ronson.
    Deserves his name spelling correctly imo. :)
     
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  5. The Sarge

    The Sarge NI Product Owner

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    mea culpa
    auto-correction changed Sasha into Sascha, because in german it´s written with "sch" - when I want be perfect I make more errors, damn :(
     
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  6. TJ

    TJ NI Product Owner

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    Dude, Up Yer Ronson in Leeds? I used to 'work' in the Pleasure Rooms back in the day. Saw some legends play there, Oakenfold etc.
     
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  7. poet666d

    poet666d NI Product Owner

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    Of course Leeds.
    Was probably a 'customer' at some point then. :D


    Many great times, but some of the absolute best were when Sasha was at the decks.

    He used to SMASH it at Angels in Burley, where it would rain sweat from the ceiling all night.

    Spoke to him a few times as well, properly lovely fella (though, we all were back then, LOL :p ).
    Even met BT when he was over learning from Sasha.
     
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  8. TJ

    TJ NI Product Owner

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    Lol, kinda nuts meeting someone here from that era but B2B moved around quite a bit since then, not sure what happened to UYR, i seem to remember them moving down south but could be wrong. I can't remember seeing Sasha tbh but i was there from 94-96 but i worked in B2B so wasn't always on the main floor, but if Sasha played guaranteed i would have been there dancing my ass of at 3am! :D But i knew a lot of regulars there, knew all the crew so it's possible we met.

    Anyway back OT checked out the Expansion, some really nice drums, authentic Sasha stuff straight from some of his classic albums. Will wait for soem more YT videos to drop but if you want access to the stuff Sasha used in Air Drane Dagger etc i don't think you could get much closer the source.
     
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  9. Skalamanga

    Skalamanga NI Product Owner

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    Sasha. Shelley's. Stoke on Trent. Used to live a mile away.

    Rumour has it that the route for the A50 bypass was changed just enough to force the demolition of that place.
     
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