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Review: Embertone instruments
With so many 3rd-party Kontakt sample libraries available, how do you know which to invest in? Read MPVHub of course! Hollin Jones gets straight to the sounds in this review of Embertone.
Dec. 9, 2012
Go Microtonal with Absynth
There are times when you may wish to veer off the path most trodden and experiment with microtonal tunings. Gary Hiebner walks you down alternate routes using Native Instruments' Absynth.
Nov. 13, 2012
Snapshot Morphing in Reaktor
Creating new sounds from existing patches is a great way to increase the number of available presets in your collection! G.W. Childs shows off Reaktor's Snapshot Morph function to help your process.
G.W. Childs IV
Nov. 8, 2012
Building a Basic FM Synth in FM8
Don't be put off by the term, "Frequency Modulation Synthesis"! FM synthesis is extremely powerful and Native Instruments' FM8 makes using it a lot, lot easier.
Oct. 12, 2012
Introduction To Scripting in Kontakt, Part 5
In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. This final part 5 covers putting the finishing touches to your script!
Oct. 5, 2012
Introduction To Scripting in Kontakt, Part 4
In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. Part 4 covers interface basics. Read the next part on The Hub tomorrow!
Oct. 4, 2012
Introduction to Scripting In Kontakt, Part 3
In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. Part 3 goes deeper into variables. Read the next part on The Hub tomorrow!
Oct. 3, 2012
Introduction To Scripting in Kontakt, Part 2
In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. In Part 2 you'll build a note trigger FX script!
Oct. 2, 2012
Sound Design with Skanner XT
Skanner is a feast for the musical senses, a veritable playground for digital musicians! G. W. Childs IV shows how to mangle out a basic synth bass from this beast of a virtual instrument.
G.W. Childs IV
Sep. 20, 2012
Processing Drum Loops with Guitar Rig 5
Guitar Rig 5 by Native Instruments is an awesome multi-effect plug-in for guitarists ONLY, right? Wrong. Hollin Jones thinks laterally and shows how to use it to process drum loops.
Sep. 17, 2012
Flexible Pitch and Time in Kontakt
Follow along with David Earl, aka. sflogicninja, as he takes you through a step-by-step exploration of Kontakt's flexible pitch and time features.
Sep. 13, 2012
Kontakt’s Instrument Banks Feature
Native Instrument's Kontakt is widely regarded as the pro sampler for the digital musician. Jay Asher highlights Kontakt's Instrument Banks feature which can be controlled by Program Change commands.
Sep. 1, 2012
Massive’s Performer And Stepper LFOs
NI's Massive is, for fear of stating the obvious, a HUGE synth! In this article, Mo Volans explores how to get the best out of its unique Performer and Stepper LFOs.
Mar. 5, 2012
Interview: Brian Cass on Sound Design, Reaktor and Controllerism
Brian Cass is on the cutting edge of music production technology. Founder of Overclock Inc., sound designer for Puremagnetik and MPV Trainer/Expert are just a few of the hats he wears.
Feb. 2, 2012
Treating Drums With Native Instruments' Solid Mix Series
Want to emulate the much coveted SSL hardware in your music? Mo Volans investigates how to use NI's Solid Mix Series in Guitar Rig to treat drums.
Jan. 9, 2012
Using Absynth as an Effect to Process Audio
Most Absynth users are so blown away with its capabilities as a software instrument that they pass over using it as a powerful effects processor! Gary Hiebner explores the other side of Absynth.
Sep. 23, 2011
New Product Announcement: Native Instruments Komplete 8
Native Instruments Komplete 7 was big. You'll likely never discover every sound! Time to be bowled over by the recent Komplete 8 announcement. It's huge! Read on to discover the major new features.
Aug. 2, 2011
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