Music made easier with iMaschine2

Squeezing a full hardware experience into a mobile device often leads to compromise. But the disparate worlds just got closer with iMaschine2 for iOS.

NI’s iMaschine gets an update — great news for iPad users

Native Instruments has rolled out a long overdue update for iMaschine, making the iPad version more advanced than the iPhone counterpart.

MetroGnome makes music with the iPhone ring tone

MetroGnome makes a mundane thing beautiful. See how he turns the old iPhone ring tone into music with an NI Maschine and a QuNeo.

GROUP TEST: Maschine Mikro vs Arturia SparkLE vs MPC Studio

DJing isn’t just about mixing beats, but about making them. Jared Helfer gathered the Maschine Mikro, Arturia SparkLE and the MPC Studio for a bash.

Maschine Studio: Beat making never looked so good

Just when you thought NI couldn’t do beat making any better, along comes the oh so glossy Maschine Studio. I wonder if you can play Candy Crush on it?

PRICE DROP: NI Maschine makeover for less

If you ever fancied doing a paint job on your monochromatic NI Maschine, the time is now because the custom kits have had a price cut.

Native’s new Teaser — beats me what it is

Native Instruments are teasing again, this time it’s something to do with beats. But it’s a wee vague as to exactly what it could be. What do you think it is?

Native's new Teaser — beats me what it is

Native Instruments are teasing again, this time it’s something to do with beats. But it’s a wee vague as to exactly what it could be. What do you think it is?

How to grab market share Native Instruments style

It’s silly season, and Native Instruments are attempting to relieve you of your cash in exchange for market share. There’s 50% off stuff, and I got to thinking about market share.

Ableton Push — hardware to harness Live 9

Now here’s a surprise, but not really – hardware from Ableton. Push is a big box of buttons for making Live easy to use. Well… once you’ve learned Live anyway.