The News Room – Issue #01

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A few big announcements from Native Instruments and Apple on software updates. New functionality from Spotify for Artists and Connect 2019 conference tickets are released early.

Native Instruments LogoNative Instruments Massive X

In their latest press release Native Instruments (NI) announces the successor to a `11 year Legacy` holder Massive, to be dropped in February 2019. Massive X will boast new effects, modulation options and new DSP components.

Source: Native Instruments press release September 6, 2018 – link

Native Instruments LogoKomplete 12 and Kontakt 6 ready for pre-order

NI has been busy lately updating their music production suite of products and they are now ready for pre order! NI’s flagship sampling instrument Kontakt is upgraded to version 6 and is available from 1 October 2018. The new version boasts a new Wavetable synthesis module, effects and creator tools.

Source: Native Instruments press release September 6, 2018 – link

Avid Logo6th Annual Connect Conference

Avid and Avid Customer Association launch early registrations for Connect 2019 with a 25% discount on ticket prices from now until the 31 October 2018. The conference will be held at the Aria Las Vegas on April 6-7 2019 and cover topics like `Immersive Audio Mixing for Theaters and the Home` and `Next-Generation Media Workflows`.

Source: Avid Press Room – link

Spotify LogoSpotify for Artists

Spotify has released a beat version of Spotify for Artists allowing independent artists to upload their music directly to Spotify. Currently the upload feature is only available to a few hundred US based artists but Spotify is looking to expand this in the future, starting by personally inviting other artists to join over the next few months.

Source: Spotify News Room – link

Apple Logomac OS Mojave released

Apple has released it’s newest operating system available for download on the App store. This latest release has a new `Dark mode` which according to Apple will make using your mac in the dark easier on the eyes. Check with the manufacturers of your software to see if they support Mojave yet!

Source: Apple Newsroom – link


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