Native Instruments Expansion-Aquarius Earth by MSXII Sound Design
Posted on 17 December 2018
We're back again with our friends over at Native Instruments! Aquarius Earth is the latest Maschine & Komplete expansion for the incredible product line at NI. We had a blast recording, tracking, sampling, resampling tons of new material to put this together. If you want the new, unheard sounds from MSXII, this is where you'll find them. Enjoy a bit from the NI site:
"FUNK FLOW, EARTH TONE"As we rolled into the new millennium, R&B experienced a major shift, spearheaded by artists like Erykah Badu, D’Angelo, J Dilla and the wider Soulquarians collective. Sessions at Electric Lady Studios in Greenwich Village saw them dusting off the vintage synths and kits of the two previous decades, and pairing analog warmth and organic live sessions with modern sampling and production techniques. AQUARIUS EARTH takes up the palette of earthy tones, funk groove, hip-hop percussion and infectious melody that brought the soul back to the 90s and beyond.
AQUARIUS EARTH was created in collaboration with MSXII.
We brought in the arsenal of vintage, analog synths, tons of pedals, Neve, API, UA preamps & other outboard gear, Fender Rhodes keys, horns, Mellotron, live drums, and tons more. You'll be hard pressed not to be inspired by something in this pack. Be sure to check out the numerous coloring keys we've left you within Maschine. Tons of our processing techniques were mimicked within the stock plugins of the program itself. This project can really be used as a learning tool! Also, if you're new around here, be sure to go get Sierra Grove and Elastic Thump--also by us. Enjoy!
Pick up Aquarius Earth now. Click here