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Native Instruments introduces Machine+, a full standalone music making factory that doesn’t require a computer connection. The Maschine+ keeps Native Instrument’s workflow and integrates it into one single unit. It comes with a couple of software features including Maschine+ Selection, 8 gigabytes of instrument packs, effects, and expansions.  The cool thing about it its that you can use it both ways, via computer with your DAW of choice, or just as a standalone. There’s also a lot of improvements that users are likely to appreciate. The main encoder now works like a joystick in four directions. Also, Maschine+ supports Ableton Link right...

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CDJ, CDJ3000, PIONEER -

Love it or hate it, the CDJ or PIONEER name has become an icon of the modern music industry. While there are many (agreeably better value) adversaries, only one model range has become the “industry standard”. And we all can agree with that,  a Pioneer CDJ is a predominant equipment of DJ’ing at every nightclub, bar, even some fancy shops got one pair of these, my point? They just lunched  the new CDJ3000 and i want to dive deep a little bit. I'm gonna start with the thing that impressed me the most, the new MPU processor, which can handle...

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Elektron has renewed its Analog Rytm MKII drum machine and Analog Four MkII Synthesizer with a new black finish, color palette and fresh sounds.

Black remains one of the favorite colors when it comes to synthesizers and drum machines or? The developers of Elektron thought that too. After initially releasing the MKII in gray, the Analog Rytm MkII and Analog Four MkII are now available in a new re-designed black finish. I like it much better than the lighter finish, it matches better with the interface design of the devices, in my opinion.

One can wonder why they didn’t come up with this restyling idea sooner. If you read the community, many Elektron fans didn’t like the light finish at all. Good to see them now in black.

 

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