Native Instruments News:
Subject: Native Instruments Newsletter 05/2002
PC demo versions are now also available for the
two newest NI products. If you're looking for a powerful software sampler
with an incredible feature range and outstanding efficiency, check out the
KONTAKT PC demo.
The PC Update can now be downloaded for free on
our website. Version 1.3.2 improves stability, allows up to 8 instances
when used as a DXi plug-in, contains an integrated recorder, BPM setting
for the effects, and many more improvements.
For registered users of KONTAKT and BATTERY STUDIO
DRUMS we now offer additional samples, kits, and instruments for download.
KONTAKT users will find three new pad instruments, while for BATTERY
STUDIO DRUMS users there is a new percussion kit produced by Yellow Tools.
Don't forget to check for more in a few weeks!
Besides the ability to construct completely new
sound tools, REAKTOR can also be used to easily combine existing
instruments into a unique performance machine. In his new Multi-Synth
tutorial, ProgramChild shows how to build an individual ensemble out of
the huge reservoir of instruments. Plus a brand new 8-2-2 mixer and the
tutorial ensemble are available for download.
We were able to bring in some great new moderators
for the KONTAKT, FM7 and ABSYNTH forums, including ABSYNTH developer Brian
Clevinger. In addition the 1200 contributions in the REAKTOR creators list
have been archived and can be rummaged through for specific
The first updates for both the NI-SPEKTRAL DELAY
PTE and the STUDIO COLLECTION bring an increase in performance and many
improved details. When operating multiple HTDM plug-ins, they occupy only
one SRAM chip. Additionally, with Pro Tools|HD sampling rates up to 192
kHz are supported.
As co-producer and sound engineer for groups like
Depeche Mode and Erasure, Gareth Jones uses many NI applications. Enough
reason for us to interview him.
FM7 Sounds Vol. 1 goes into production shortly, and it looks like it will be available in 3-4 weeks. Included are 256 professionally produced soundsets for the FM7, which make use of the expansive sound possibilities of the FM7. Noted sound designers have built up a wide selection of exotic pads, tempo-synced loops and electronic drum sounds, as well as a number of impressive new percussion and synthesizer sounds.
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