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NI Announces Maschine groove-production studio

updated 11:00 am EST, Thu January 15, 2009

NI Announces Maschine

Native Instruments had announced Maschine, its latest groove production studio that enables users to create and arrange their preferred music beats. The system combines a software sequencer and sampler with an integrated performance controller containing 16 illuminated pressure-sensitive drum pads, 11 rotary encoders, transport controls, and two high-resolution displays. Equipped with over 5GB of sounds and patterns, Maschine also brings over 20 effects such as dynamic processors, beat-mashers, and mastering tools. All effects can be tweaked in real time via the hardware controller.

Other features provided with the system allow for automation recording editing, and the ability to repeat, slice, or auto-map the beats. The studio comes with a variety of sounds to choose from containing hundred of drum kits, synthesizer sounds, and acoustic instruments, with roughly ten thousand individual sounds overall. Kits, instruments, samples and effects can be tagged to help create easier browsing. NI's product also works as a plug-in for any software sequencer supporting VST, AU, or RTAS.

Maschine is scheduled to be released sometime in March and is priced at $670.







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