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Native Instruments turns 25, releases anniversary range

This week, Native Instruments celebrated 25 years in the music business and has a new range of gear to mark the milestone.

CEO Constantin Koehncke  said “In 1996, we started with the idea to harness the power of the emerging PC to create a universe of sounds. Now 25 years later, we find ourselves in a completely transformed music industry. We are humbled that our work has been a driving force in democratizing music production, and are grateful to have been part of a tidal change in how music is created, performed, published and listened to, free from traditional gatekeepers and constraints.

In 2021, Native Instruments has become synonymous with world-class instruments, state-of-the-art sounds and innovative hardware-software experiences. We are fortunate to call some of the most talented music producers, DJs and composers our customers. They in turn have used our products to influence and define new genres, communities and music cultures across the globe. Through our developer and distribution platforms, we have encouraged countless new instrument builders to dream up, develop and monetize their own software instruments, and create thriving businesses that have contributed massively to the vibrancy of the software instruments space”.

This limited collection reimagines six of the most popular Native Instruments devices with two bold, future-facing colorways, Ultraviolet and Vapor Gray. The designs extend to every button, key, and detail, plus all units are hand-numbered and accented with unique reflective detailing.

Native Instruments has also launched a neat timeline of key developments in their history and you can hear what 1996 sounds like!