See the seller's listing for full details. It provides over 70 new and exclusive contemporary kits tailored to electronic and urban styles. Furthermore, two ultra-sensitive Touch Kontrols add another dimension to software instrument control by mimicking the behaviour of standard pitch and mod wheels, as well as physical objects like springs and bouncing balls for more interesting modulation curves. First by the leak of a marketing image of the new version of Komplete a couple of weeks ago and then by a retailer accidentally listing all the specs yesterday you can read about that on their website. It provides over 70 new and exclusive contemporary kits tailored to electronic and urban styles.
So-called Native Map technology is used to intelligently map patch parameters to each of the eight knobs on the keyboard. Early tests in Maschine were a dead—end the Komplete Kontrol plug—in could not be inserted at all , then I discovered that full integration comes with Maschine 2. Custom kits are quickly created with intuitive drag-and-drop actions. Our biggest release ever features nine new products and three major platform updates designed to help you do just that. Firstly, the Chord functions let you play complex chords on single keys, or access ready-to-play progressions. The expexted release date is 27 March 2013.
First and foremost, the S—Series makes Komplete an instrument. All the presets from Komplete are accessible from a single browser, with plug—in parameters pre—mapped across the eight rotary encoders. Supersize your library with our biggest update ever, featuring new synths, new sampled instruments, new effects, and — for the first time ever — Expansions sound packs. Each bundle now also features essential studioeffects, delivering complete production solutions from initial idea to finished composition. The new range of audio interfaces from Native Instruments come in two flavours, a single microphone and dual-microphone version, perfect to suit various user needs. All kits load with an adaptable color-coding system, providing instant visual recognition of their layout. Two new effects plug—ins, the Supercharger tube compressor and Driver distortion filter round out Komplete 10, with Ultimate also getting Molekular.
Both modes can be enabled and edited directly from the keyboard. While nicely crafted and classy in appearance, the Kontrol—S is rather unassuming. Even the modular Moog Modular and the Arp 2600 which both allow me to connect modules with virtual patch cables. Harmonic Chord mode will play chords based on any root note you play in your chosen scale. Kontakt instruments use light zones to indicate splits and performance modifiers. Deadmau5 Modular, just a portion of it! Komplete is simply a no—brainer, the only question you have to ask yourself is whether to get the regular or Ultimate edition.
The C0 octave provides override selection of wheels and cheeses. Each bundle now also features essential studio effects, delivering complete production solutions from initial idea to finished composition. The new Komplete Kontrol S keyboard controllers pair with a software layer called Komplete Kontrol that is geared towards sound discovery based on tags. A knob provides eight major and minor variations. Custom kits are quickly created with intuitive drag-and-drop actions.
There are many cheaper keyboards with more controls, with a more generic approach. However, they seem to have everything ready to go. Usually there is a new version every year, except between versions 5-6, 8-9, and currently version 10-11. Users can create chains, re-order effects, and set up sidechaining with simple drag-and-drop actions. The Komplete Kontrol browser is mostly a one—way street. Custom kits are quickly created with intuitive drag-and-drop actions.
As well as helping us musically challenged music producers get it right, this is a brilliant educational feature. Battery 4 has been completely re-designed from the previous iteration and delivers powerful contemporary drum programming options in a sleek, easy-to-use interface. The website product page lists all the included products along with some rather astonishing sound samples, songs and mixes. Finally, there is Chord Set mode, which spills a series of predefined chord variations into each octave, again based on the chosen scale. The Komplete Kontrol browser overlay screen. On the hardware, the right—hand button cluster is dedicated to mouse—free browsing.
Yes, the keyboard is expensive though I remember the first few versions of Komplete costing more than the S—Series keyboard and Komplete 10 put together. Notably, Komplete 9 and Komplete 9 Ultimate are available for the same prices as their predecessors. Product pages for Arturia Moog Modular and the semi-modular Arp 2600. Kontour is a particularly playable and tweakable Phase Mod—based synth. Several commentators have suggested that it makes no sense that you can buy the S—Series keyboard without Komplete, but it does when you see that the keyboard brings all of its benefits to Maschine. This directory can then be declared in the Preferences along with any third—party sample content.
Live arguably gets the best integration, supporting the S—Series directly via a remote script. I already own Reaktor 6 and a lot of delay plug-ins. All kits load with an adaptable color-coding system, providing instant visual recognition of their layout. The official release date of Komplete 11 will be September 1st. The touch—sensitive knobs offer just enough resistance to feel expensive, and each is accompanied by a beautifully sharp monochrome display. You can further filter by Type and Mode then browse the list of patches that fit all your criteria. Its smooth and natural sound is complimented by an intuitive, streamlined control panel that allows users to quickly dial in sounds and start creating music.