NEW 2018 RELEASES FROM NATIVE INSTRUMENTS!

Native Instruments, the leading company for music production and DJing, today announces the biggest release in its 22-year history: Nine new production and performance products and three major online platform updates. The releases mark the latest step towards realizing the company’s vision of a connected ecosystem of creative tools that enables anyone to freely express their musical ideas.

So one of the biggest releases of 2017 was definitely the now industry standard KOMPLETE 11 by Native Instruments along with awesome extras such as Komplete Kontrol, Maschine MK2, Traktor MK2 & more. It is once that time again, to be blown away by the new software and technology that NI has been busy creating over the last year… and we have not been disappointed!

NEW! Komplete 12 Production Suite

Since its release in 2003, KOMPLETE has undisputedly become an essential purchase for producers, musicians, and sound designers, by bundling a wide range of innovative and high-quality software instruments and effects at an unbeatable price. Each successive KOMPLETE generation offers artists a jolt of inspiration, and the biggest update ever, KOMPLETE 12, is no exception.

KOMPLETE 12 is available in four differently-sized packages: KOMPLETE 12, SELECT, ULTIMATE, and the new Collector’s Edition – a fifteenth anniversary celebration that packs 150 instruments, effects, and Expansions on to a silver aluminium HDD. New additions include KONTAKT 6, SESSION GUITARIST – ELECTRIC SUNBURST, the innovative kick and bass synth TRK-01, and for the first time ever, Expansions sound packs. KOMPLETE 12 also includes MASSIVE X – an entirely new instrument that honors and expands on the legacy of the legendary MASSIVE synthesizer.

Native Instruments Komplete 12

•  The world’s leading production suite: 50+ instruments and effects, more than 25,000 sounds, and over 220 GB of instruments and effects
•  Save over 85% of the combined cost of all included products
•  MASSIVE X will be made available via download upon its release, at no extra charge
•  KONTAKT 6, the latest version of the world’s leading sampler
•  Start strong with TRK-01 – the creative kick and bass instrument
•  SESSION STRINGS 2 is an 11-piece string ensemble with an intimate sound for contemporary tracks.
•  MIDDLE EAST, the latest DISCOVERY SERIES addition, brings the traditional sounds of Arabic, Turkish, and Persian instruments to KONTAKT 6.
• EFFECTS-SERIES-MOD PACK brings three classic modulation effects right up to date with brand new features
•  Established favourites like MASSIVE, ABSYNTH 5, FMB, GUITAR RIG 5 PRO, and many other go-to instruments and effects.

Native Instruments Komplete 12 Select

• The essential collection: 17 products, more than 7,000 sounds, and over 45 GB of instruments and effects
• Save over 80% of the combined cost of all included products
• Includes MASSIVE- a genre-defining wavetable synth with a colossal sound
• MONARK- an uncompromising recreation of the holy grail of analog monosynths
• DRUMLAB – a sonic laboratory for layering acoustic and electronic drums
• Eight sampled instruments powered by KONTAKT 6 PLAYER – from the classic upright piano tones of THE GENTLEMAN to the authentic percussive and melodic instruments of DISCOVERY SERIES: WEST AFRICA, and the new sampled/ synthesized hybrid sounds of ETHEREAL EARTH
• Three effects – REPLIKA for pro-grade delay; PHASIS for classic phasing sounds with a twist; and SOLID BUS COMP for adding power and punch to tracks, buses, or a full mix.
• Now includes SCARBEE RICKENBACKER BASS- an expertly played and sampled Rickenbacker 4003 bass guitar.

Native Instruments Komplete 12 Ultimate

•  The ultimate production suite: 1 OD+ premium instruments and effects, more than 45,000 sounds, and over 600 GB of content
•  Save over 85% of the combined cost of all included products
•  MASSIVE X will be made available via download upon its release, at no extra charge
•  KONTAKT 6, the latest version of the world’s leading sampler
•  Includes the full SYMPHONY ESSENTIALS-COLLECTION- 6 high-quality orchestral libraries
•  KONTAKT-powered cinematic sound design tools THRILL, and KINETIC TOYS
•  SESSION GUITARIST -ELECTRIC SUNBURST and STRUMMED ACOUSTIC 2 add new options for dynamic, playable rhythm tracks and lead parts
• EFFECTS-SERIES-MOD PACK and CRUSH PACK bring six classic creative effects right up to date with brand new features
•  Established favourites like MASSIVE, ABSYNTH 5, FMB, GUITAR RIG 5 PRO, and many other go-to instruments and effects.

Native Instruments Komplete 12 Ultimate Collectors Edition

•  The ultimate production suite – expanded: Get the entirety of KOMPLETE 12 ULTIMATE, plus the full SYMPHONY SERIES-COLLECTION and additional expansions
•  Includes 50 Expansions – genre specific sound packs with synth presets, drum kits, one-shots, samples, and loops
•  The biggest KOMPLETE to date: 150+ products, more than 90,000 sounds,
and over 900 GB of content
•  Save over 85% of the combined cost of all included products
•  MASSIVE X will be made available via download upon its release, at no extra charge
•  KONTAKT 6, the latest version of the world’s leading sampler
•  KONTAKT-powered cinematic sound design tools THRILL, and KINETIC TOYS
•  SESSION GUITARIST -ELECTRIC SUNBURST and STRUMMED ACOUSTIC 2 add new options for dynamic, playable rhythm tracks and lead parts
• EFFECTS-SERIES-MOD PACK and CRUSH PACK bring six classic creative effects right up to date with brand new features
•  Established favourites like MASSIVE, ABSYNTH 5, FMB, GUITAR RIG 5 PRO, and many other go-to instruments and effects


NEW! Komplete Kontrol A-Series USB Controller Keyboard

Get hands-on with all of your instruments and effects from a smart, streamlined keyboard at an affordable price. Find, tweak, and capture your sounds, perform on a best-in-class keybed, and express yourself with the included collection of pro-grade instruments.

The A-Series keyboards integrate perfectly with a range of popular DAWs and come pre-mapped to all KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects, as well as hundreds of NKS plug-ins from over 75 leading manufacturers. Right out the box, the A-Series gives musicians everything they need to start creating, with MASCHINE Essentials included alongside an inspiring collection of pro-grade instruments from NI, including MONARK, THE GENTLEMAN, REAKTOR PRISM, and SCARBEE MARK I. With three sizes to choose from, the A-Series makes an ideal addition to any setup – bedroom, studio, or stage.

Komplete Kontrol A25

Komplete Kontrol A49

Komplete Kontrol A61

Key Features:

• Smart, streamlined keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments and effects
• Affordable entry point into the NI world
• Best-in-class, semi-weighted custom NI keybed
• Informative OLED display for at-a-glance navigation
• 8 touch-sensitive control knobs
• Ergonomic pitch and mod wheels
• 4-directional push encoder for one-handed sound browsing and project navigation
• Tag-based preset browsing via the KOMPLETE KONTROL Software: Find sounds quickly and hear instant previews
• Smart Play: Stay in key with over 100 scales and modes, play chord progressions and arpeggios with single keys, or map any scale to white keys only
• Pre-mapped control of KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects plus hundreds of Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) plug-ins from leading manufacturers via the KOMPLETE KONTROL Software
• Full VSTi and VST FX support
• Deep integration with MASCHINE software
• Intuitive control over Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, and GarageBand at launch. Cubase and Nuendo integration coming soon after initial release
• TRS pedal input, assignable to sustain or expression
• USB 2.0 bus powered
• Can be used / assigned as a MIDI controller
• Includes a comprehensive collection of KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects, KOMPLETE KONTROL Software, and MASCHINE ESSENTIALS (full MASCHINE software plus 1.6 GB MASCHINE Factory Selection)

NEW! Komplete Kontrol S-Series USB Controller Keyboard

With KOMPLETE KONTROL S-SERIES keyboards, music-making becomes a more intuitive, hands-on experience. Perform expressively, browse and preview sounds, tweak parameters, sketch your ideas, then navigate and mix your project – all from one fully integrated centerpiece for studio and stage.

The new KOMPLETE KONTROL S88 builds upon the acclaimed playability of its predecessor, adding more immersive visual feedback and deeper control for expanded creative possibilities. The fully-weighted, hammer-action Fatar keybed gives an authentic piano-feel, whilst the hi-res color screens and Light Guide provide at-a-glance visual guidance. With pre-mapped control of all KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects and hundreds of NKS plug-ins, intuitive DAW integration, and full VST compatibility, the S88 is the ideal centerpiece for any studio or stage setup.

All S-Series keyboards now include KOMPLETE 12 SELECT and MASCHINE Essentials software.

Key Features:

• Smart keyboard controller for all your virtual instruments and effects
• Pro-grade Fatar keybeds with aftertouch – available with semi-weighted keys (S49, S61) or fully weighted, hammer-action keys (S88)
• Ergonomic pitch and mod wheels, plus touch strip for expression control
• Pre-mapped control of KOMPLETE instruments and effects plus hundreds of Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) plug-ins from leading manufacturers
• Full VSTi support
• Tag-based preset browsing: Find sounds quickly and hear instant previews
• Two high-res color screens for browsing, tweaking, mixing, and more
• Light Guide: RGB lights above each key highlight drum cells, key switches, chords, scales, key splits (both for NKS instruments and in MIDI mode), and more
• Smart Play: Select from 100+ scales and modes to display on the Light Guide, play chord progressions and arpeggios with single keys, or map any scale to white keys only
• Deep integration with MASCHINE software/ hardware
• Intuitive control over Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, GarageBand, Cubase, and Nuendo
• 4-directional push encoder for one-handed sound browsing and project navigation
• Two assignable pedal inputs
• MIDI in/ out
• S49, S61 are USB 2.0 bus powered, S88 includes required PSU.
• Includes KOMPLETE 12 SELECT and MASCHINE Essentials

Maschine Mikro MK3

MASCHINE MIKRO is a flexible, compact beatmaking companion, now in its third generation. All-new bigger pads, based on those of the popular MASCHINE Mk3, make tapping out beats, playing melodies, and building up tracks a more fun and hands-on experience. The addition of a Smart Strip provides new ways of playing with MIKRO – by sliding fingers across the strip it’s possible to strum and bend sounds, and get creative with effects in real-time.

MASCHINE MIKRO comes bundled with MASCHINE Factory Selection – 1.6 GB of sounds, kits, samples, effects, and instruments, designed to give musicians and producers everything they need to start making music. Also included are full versions of the popular NI synths MASSIVE, MONARK, and REAKTOR PRISM. The MASCHINE software can be used standalone, or with any DAW, meaning that MIKRO fits easily into any music-making workflow – all while costing significantly less than previous generations.

The release of MIKRO also brings an all-new experience for getting started with MASCHINE. Whether making their first beat, or brushing up on the basics, NI’s comprehensive guides for getting started mean it has never been easier for musicians and producers to take the first steps on their MASCHINE journey.

Key Features:

• Compact, music production instrument that integrates powerful software with tactile, responsive hardware
• Four ways to input sound using the 16 pads – drum in pad mode, play melodies in Keyboard mode, create chord progressions in Chord mode, and program in a classic step-sequencer style from Step mode
• Software – use on its own or as a VST, Audio Unit, or AAX plug-in in all major DAWs (including Ableton Live, Pro Tools,  Logic Pro, and FL Studio)
• 1.6 GB MASCHINE Factory Selection with samples, one-shots, loops, sample instruments, presets, patterns, drum kits, and songs
• Same software as MASCHINE MK3 / STUDIO / JAM – includes 25 pro-quality studio and creative FX including filter, EQ, delay, reverb, and compressor
• 16 large, velocity-sensitive pads for easy two-handed drumming
• Dual-touch Smart Strip lets you slide your fingers to strum instruments, bend sounds, use Perform FX, and more
• Push encoder and screen for browsing, navigating, adjusting volume levels and panning, and controlling parameters
• Powered via USB 2.0
• The Native Instruments sound universe – easily expand your library with KOMPLETE, Sounds.com, Expansions, and enjoy perfect integration with any third party NKS-certified instruments and effects
• Classic groovebox features including 16 pad velocity levels, swing, pad link, note repeat, step sequencer, and vintage MPC60/SP1200 sampling emulation
• Powerful mixer, arranger, and sampler for full creative control over your tracks

Traktor Kontrol S4 MK3

The MIKRO and A-Series Keyboards are complemented by the arrival of new entry-level DJ hardware, the TRAKTOR KONTROL S2, a portable 2-channel DJ system that gives DJs everything they need to easily create powerful sets with FX, samples, and more. The TRAKTOR KONTROL S2 also includes a full version of the new TRAKTOR PRO 3 software.

The TRAKTOR KONTROL S2 has undergone a complete redesign, with a visual language that aligns closely with TRAKTOR’s club-standard heritage. The system features 16 RGB pads for triggering samples and loops, as well as for setting and triggering cue points. It also provides full integration with Mixer FX in TRAKTOR PRO 3, with a dedicated control section on each channel.

The Traktor Kontrol S4 MK3 DJ Controller is, by and large, one of the most popular DJ controllers in the world, and for good reason. The S4 MK3 is a robust and highly portable 4-deck all in one DJ controller with built-in 24-bit/96kHz soundcard and audio interface. The S4 has a layout and configuration designed specifically for instant and perfect integration with the industry-leading Native Instruments software.

Key Features:

• RGB LED Ring surrounding each jog wheel visualizes deck rotation in jog.
and turntable modes, track tempo, and deck selection (A and B in blue, C and D in orange).
• High-resolution color displays show track ID, key and tempo, transport data, waveform strip with track position, phase meter, loop length and state, as well as Remix and Stem decks control.
• New Mixer FX for instant one-knob effects and filters on each channel –choose from 8 FX and 3 filter types in addition to TRAKTOR deck effects.
• Pro Mixer Layout with longlife Carbon Protect faders, dedicated cue section on top plate, and adjustable crossfader curve. 16 RGB pads for triggering Hotcues, loops, or samples.
• Connectivity: Pro-grade 24-bit / 96-kHz audio interface, 2x stereo phono/line inputs, 2x stereo line inputs, 2x mic inputs (XLR and 1/4″ / 6.3 mm TRS), 2x stereo main output (phono/line and XLR), 1x stereo booth output (1/4″ / 6.3 mm TRS), 2x mirrored headphone outs (1/8″ / 3.5 mm TRS and 1/4″ / 6.3 mm TRS), USB hub, Kensington Security Slot, DVS support, includes required power supply unit.