Native Instruments Launches Multitrack Music File Format

Mate Galic of Native Instruments announcing the new format, at Miami's Winter Music conference last Friday.

Native Instruments has announced a new multi-track file format for DJs and producers, called “Stems”. The new, open format allows a track to be released with four “parts” (or “stems”) – for instance drums, bassline, harmony and lead – that DJs can then use for advanced mixing using isolated parts of each track.

NI Teases New Traktor D2 Modular Controller

Traktor Kontrol D2

Native Instruments has just shown the world a glimpse of its upcoming Traktor Kontrol D2 controller over at the Winter Music Conference in Miami. The Traktor Kontrol D2 looks like one side of the Traktor Kontrol S8 without a mixer.

Official Flight Case For Traktor Kontrol S8 Released

Traktor Kontrol S8

Native Instruments has announced a custom flight case for its flagship Traktor Kontrol S8 controller. Meant to protect the controller both in use and in transport, the Traktor Kontrol S8 Flight Case comes with detachable front and rear panels for easy access to connections and controls.

Get 10 Remix Sets For Free From Native Instruments


Hold up on that Christmas list! Native Instruments is giving away a selection of 10 Remix Sets from their catalogue, along with a US$25 E-Voucher that you can use towards any purchase on the NI Online Shop at the Native Instruments website.

From Vinyl To The Kontrol S8: 25 Years On, Carl Cox Still Rocks!


Native Instruments has just released a new promo video for the Traktor Kontrol S8, in which the company has (really wisely, we reckon) got an undisputed stalwart of the electronic music scene to use and endorse the product: Carl Cox.

DVS Wars! Native Drops Price of Traktor Z2 Mixer

kontrol z2

Native Instruments has dropped the price of its Traktor Kontrol Z2 DJ mixer, which now at just US$599 / €599 / £479 for the whole of December gives you both the mixer and audio interface you need to get you off the ground with Traktor’s DVS solution, Traktor Scratch Pro 2.

DJ Software Discounts For Thanksgiving Weekend


Serato and Native Instruments have both weighed in with huge discount offers this weekend on their software, to celebrate Thanksgiving in the US (but you can grab the offers anywhere…). Currently you can grab Serato DJ and Serato Video at 30% off and Traktor at 50% off.