Most of Native Instruments’ shares have sold. What could it mean for Traktor?

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In a new turn of events this year, a massive portion of Native Instruments’ shares have been sold to the Francisco Partners investing firm. It’s been no secret that NI’s higher-ups have been debating reducing their ownerships, ever since Traktor was almost sold to Allen and Heath last year.  This news might sound alarming, it’s […]

Most of Native Instruments’ shares have sold. What could it mean for Traktor?

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In a new turn of events this year, a massive portion of Native Instruments’ shares have been sold to the Francisco Partners investing firm. It’s been no secret that NI’s higher-ups have been debating reducing their ownerships, ever since Traktor was almost sold to Allen and Heath last year.  This news might sound alarming, it’s […]

MASCHINE+ Review: Finally, a standalone Maschine, albeit with a $1,400 pricetag

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Native Instruments‘ Maschine range is a series of “beatmakers” – production hubs designed for sketching and fleshing out tracks in a simplified workflow. Until now, all Maschine units required a laptop to function, serving as highly in-depth MIDI controllers for the Maschine software. However, that finally changes with the MASCHINE+: a standalone version of the […]

MASCHINE+ Review: Finally, a standalone Maschine, albeit with a $1,400 pricetag

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Native Instruments‘ Maschine range is a series of “beatmakers” – production hubs designed for sketching and fleshing out tracks in a simplified workflow. Until now, all Maschine units required a laptop to function, serving as highly in-depth MIDI controllers for the Maschine software. However, that finally changes with the MASCHINE+: a standalone version of the […]

Standalone Maschine+ announced: perform and produce without a computer

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With a bang, Native Instruments has annoucnced their new Maschine+ system – a standalone unit that offers production and performance capabilities without the need for computer reliability. A Maschine workflow, without the computer dependency The Maschine+ takes Native Instrument’s Maschine workflow and integrates it into one sole unit. It comes with a number of software […]

Standalone Maschine+ announced: perform and produce without a computer

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With a bang, Native Instruments has annoucnced their new Maschine+ system – a standalone unit that offers production and performance capabilities without the need for computer reliability. A Maschine workflow, without the computer dependency The Maschine+ takes Native Instrument’s Maschine workflow and integrates it into one sole unit. It comes with a number of software […]

Traktor Pro 3.3.0 is coming with XDJ-1000MK2 support, Kontrol S2/S3 get MIDI mode

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In Native Instruments’ “Traktor Pro Public Beta Test” forum, there’s been a fair amount of activity since early January. The news is that Traktor Pro 3.3 is coming out in the near future, and a number of new features and bug fixes are included – including XDJ-1000MK2 support. At the same time, two controllers finally […]

Traktor Pro 3.3.0 is coming with XDJ-1000MK2 support, Kontrol S2/S3 get MIDI mode

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In Native Instruments’ “Traktor Pro Public Beta Test” forum, there’s been a fair amount of activity since early January. The news is that Traktor Pro 3.3 is coming out in the near future, and a number of new features and bug fixes are included – including XDJ-1000MK2 support. At the same time, two controllers finally […]

Traktor Kontrol S3: The Middle Child For The MK3 Traktor Generation

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As we reported on last week, the Traktor Kontrol S3 is here. Today we can confirm the official announcement of the DJ controller. Native Instruments has sent over their confirmation and initial specs and photos, which seems to place the controller comfortably between the Kontrol S2 MK3 and Kontrol S4 MK3. Kontrol S3: Far More […]