native instruments expands the maschine family with two new products! maschine mikro, set to start shipping early october, is a more compact, portable, and affordable ($399) version of its full-sized brother (purchase from ttl here), offering the same powerful software and 6gb-plus sample bank. click here form more information, and check out this video featuring the finger-drumming virtuoso jeremy ellis:
imaschine, available october 1st at the itunes app store ($4.99), allows beatmakers to lay down ideas on the go, turning any iphone, ipod touch, or ipad into a powerful beat sketchpad. you can then export the concepts into maschine or maschine mikro, or directly upload them to soundcloud for easy/quick sharing with others. click here for more information.