Native Instruments has released LAZER DICE a new MASCHINE Expansion which they say is for for producers of future bass and related genres. Here's how they describe it in their own words...
Blending synth-heavy electronic and deep south hip-hop, the Expansion features custom drum sounds and patterns created to reflect the rugged beats and skittering rhythms of the genre. Native Instruments' synthesis expertise provides the screaming, future bass synth leads with new MASSIVE presets. Special Kits deliver new possibilities for live improvisation. LAZER DICE is available for MASCHINE and MASCHINE MIKRO, and a compact version is also available for iMASCHINE.
LAZER DICE's 47 drum kits include rough 808 sub-bass kicks, pitched snare rolls, time-stretched hats, and deep bass drops – sounds that deliver the impact future bass demands. Moreover, LAZER DICE provides 50 new MASSIVE presets created with Native Instruments' synth and sound design expertise, covering the full spectrum of aggressive leads, dark pads, and sweeping sub-basses that are an essential component of the future bass aesthetic. The presets load on a pad as part of a drum kit, giving users fast access to the sounds when composing or performing. Key parameters also automatically map to MASCHINE's eight display knobs, making quick tweaks fast and intuitive. These elements are accompanied by psychedelic effects and pitched vocals that are staples of the trap sound. And LAZER DICE's Vocal Loop and Snare Roll Kits provide additional live performance possibilities with a set of elements perfect for on-the-fly composition.
Pricing and Availability:
LAZER DICE is available at the NI Online Shop for $49 / 49 € / ¥ 4,800.
A compact version of LAZER DICE is also available for iMASCHINE in the in-app store for $0.99 / 0,89 € / ¥ 85.
It looks kinda like SMR but it is definitely not!