Native Instruments (http://www.native-instruments.com) has introduced its new series of Maschine Expansions, download libraries for its groove production system.
All expansions provide new drum kits and instruments as well as pre-programmed patterns created by sound designers and producers, and feature a distinctive take on a contemporary sound aesthetic or musical style. The series debuts with Vintage Heat and Transistor Punch, created by Goldbaby and Surround SFX.
Vintage Heat was created by sampling artist Goldbaby, and specializes on warm, saturated sounds The library includes 50 kits with analog, digital and acoustic origins, complemented through 50 matching synthesizer sounds ranging from bass and leads to brass, pads and strings.
Transistor Punch takes its inspiration from contemporary European club music, and provides sounds for a wide range of electronic styles. Created by renowned sound designer Denis Gögdak of Surround SFX, the library contains 30 c drum kits as well as 50 new bass and lead sounds that integrate with the factory library of Maschine.
Vintage Heat and TransistorPUNCH are available for download purchase in the NI Online Shop for US$59 each.