What DAWs do the world’s top DJs and producers use?

All music software is slightly different and every producer has their favourite that works for them when they’re mixing up a plate of fresh sounds – these are the favourites for the world’s top producers….

NI’s new service lets you subscribe for samples, loops, and sound packs

Starting out with music production can be hard, especially when all the sounds you need are exorbitantly priced. Well not any more. Native Instruments have released a new service for producers, DJs and musicians offering…

Native Instruments give away free Phaser and vouchers for Christmas

Native Instruments have a special holiday treat for everyone offering up an awesome free plugin and vouchers for more. Whether you’re expecting some nice new gear for Christmas or just want to spend the break…

Native Instrument’s powerful Maschine MK3 is bigger, badder, and better than ever

Native Instruments are back on the scene with an all-in-one producing, programming, music-making beast in the shape of the Maschine MK3. The new Maschine takes everything that made their previous iterations special and expands, improves…

DJ software & tech creators Native Instruments raised $50m+ in new funding

A household name for many music producers and DJs, Native Instruments have just received loads of new funds from a round of funding. DJ-tech makers Native Instruments, famous for their Maschine controllers, Kontrol keyboards and Komplete…

Native Instruments free Maschine update adds a new view mode to enhance your workflow

Native Instruments have launched Maschine 2.6.5 adding a new view that gives you even more ways to perfect your music. Maschine 2.6.5 is the first update for Native Instruments’ music creation software since launching 2.6…

Native Instruments help making remixes licensed with purchase of startup MetaPop

Native Instruments just bought startup MetaPop, a new company that are working to license remixes so that DJs can legally share their reworkings of tracks. The internet has opened up a creative bubble the likes…

Native Instruments launch KOMPLETE KONTROL 1.8 with new ways to play

With the new version of KOMPLETE KONTROL Native Instruments’ keyboards get even better with new Smart Play and chord features. A new update to Native Instrument’s powerful and brilliant companion plug-in software for KONTROL keyboards…

Native Instruments launch MASCHINE 2.6 with external gear support and great new tools

MASCHINE 2.6 comes with more tools to spark your creativity, make you more productive in the studio, and add flair to your live sessions. Native Instruments have added a new update to MASCHINE that is…

RouteNote Interviews: Alex Doan

Alex Doan is a 20 year old German composer who has built himself a massive audience from his fantastic, orchestral compositions that take inspiration from Soundtrack legends like Hans Zimmer. With tens-of-thousands of fans and hundreds-of-thousands…