Native Instruments Virtual Instruments articles
Native Instruments Cuba Review - The Caribbean Touch
The newest addition to Native Instruments' Kontakt libraries is called Cuba. It was conceived to provide the typical sound of Afro-Cuban music, a territory seldom treaded by music library publishers. So, how did they do?
Native Instruments Battery 4 review - Battery 4
With version 4 of its “drum sampler” included in both editions of Komplete 9 and available separately, what does Native Instruments propose to do ? Answers below.
Native Instruments Monark Pro Review - The King Talks
In the domain of analogue synthesizer emulation, the race for fidelity continues. The biggest breakthroughs have not necessarily originated from the top editors. One of them, Monark, is reacting with a promise of the most faithful recreation of an old analogue hero, the Minimoog.
Native Instruments Kontakt 5 Review - Kontakt on the Fast Track
Among the host of new products introduced by Natives Instruments in September, we found a new Kontakt version. Here is a quick overview of its new features.
Native Instruments Abbey Road 70's, 80's & Modern Drums… - On Abbey Road Again
We tested the Abbey Road 60's sound bank about one year ago. In the meantime, Native Instruments has already released three more Abbey Road sound banks: 70's, 80's and Modern Drums. Let's get this show on the road...
Native Instruments Session Strings Review - Native Adds Another String to its Bow
String sections from John Williams or Hans Zimmer are pretty nice but they don't sound very rock 'n' roll. So we are very happy to welcome Native Instruments' Session Strings — a string section for Kontakt that is original in several aspects...
Native Instruments Alicia's Keys Review - Alicia in Virtual Land
Following our review series on virtual pianos, we test the results of a triple collaboration between a manufacturer (Native Instruments), another manufacturer (Scarbee) and an artist (Alicia Keys).
Native Instruments Reaktor Prism Mini-Review - From Every Facet
Prism is a polyphonic synthesizer included with the new products launched by Native Instruments in the Komplete 7 pack. Based on modeling technology... Let's find out what that means.