Maschine 2.2 Update Exploring the Chord and Scale Functions

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One of the major features of the new Maschine 2.2 update is the addition of chord and scale functions like the ones found on the Komplete Keyboard series. This allows you to quickly lock the pads to specific melodic scales as well as use the pads to play various chord types and chord sets. This […]

Maschine 2.2 Touch Sensitive Knob Menus and Browsing on Maschine Studio

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Hey what’s good fam! Another new feature of Maschine 2.2 is the touch sensitive knobs that were unlocked on the Maschine Studio controller. This makes for quick navigation and parameter adjustments using pop up menus as well as a redesigned browsing experience that looks like the tag cloud in the Maschine software browser. I definitely […]

How to setup Maschine Studio for General MIDI Input in Studio One

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Hey what’s up MT fam! This is a quick answer to a question I received on how to make Maschine Studio show up as a MIDI device in Studio One. The way things are handled in Studio One, you have to setup each device manually before you see it as a MIDI input option. Luckily […]

Maschine 2 MIDI sequence in Logic with MK2 transport control

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In this tutorial Knock shows how to setup the MK2 controller so that you have full control over your transports in Logic as well as being able to record your MIDI notes for triggering Maschine 2 as a plugin inside of Logic. This one doesn’t use any Mackie control settings and should be a lot […]

Maschine Studio setup transport control in FL Studio 11

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Hey what’s good fam! Finally back in the swing of things, I’ve spent the last few weeks restructuring/upgrading my lab a bit. I got a question over the weekend about how to setup Maschine Studio so that it can control the transport in FL Studio Now, FL Studio comes with templates for the original Maschine […]

Maschine 2.0 with Maschine Studio MIDI sequencing in Cubase

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Here’s a video for those using Maschine 2.0 inside of Cubase and you want to record your MIDI data directly. This tutorial shows how to setup the Maschine Studio in controller mode and how to configure the Maschine 2.0 plugin so that you can sequence your MIDI properly. I also show how to set it […]

How to sequence the Maschine 2.0 plugin in Studio One & Maschine Studio controller editor setup

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So it’s time to dive into Daw integration, this one is for Studio One users but the template and process will be very similar for most Daws Actually the template should work for Maschine Studio in any Daw. If you prefer to use your Daw to handle your Midi sequencing duties, this video will show […]

Maschine 2.0 how to adjust the scene loop range from the Maschine Mikro controller

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Well we didn’t forget about the Mikro users as we all know Maschine 2.0 still works great with the Mikro controller. While you don’t get the same level of control, there are still some tools and shortcuts you want to be aware of. This video tutorial shows how to adjust the scene loop range directly […]

Maschine 2.0 how to adjust the scene loop range from the MK2 hardware controller

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The new ability to adjust the loop range in the arrange section is definitely a welcomed feature in Maschine 2.0 Being able to adjust it from the hardware is just as important, and in this video tutorial I show you how to do so from the Maschine MK2 controller. This will allow you to adjust […]

Maschine Studio adjusting the scene loop range from the hardware controller

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So now that we have adjustable loop ranges among the scenes in Maschine 2.0, many want to know how to control this directly from the hardware. In this tutorial I show how to adjust the loop range directly from the Maschine Studio controller. No matter if you want to set your loop range to a […]

Maschine 2.0 browsing sounds, effects, instruments, and samples from the MK2 controller

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Here’s another preview tutorial I did for the MK2/MK1 users before Maschine 2.0 was released, showing how the browser works on these controllers. For sure the browsing on the Maschine Studio is quite a new experience but even browsing on the original controllers has been changed to match the way the new browser works in […]

Maschine 2.0 pulling up the mixer view from the MK2 controller

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With the addition of the new mixer view in Maschine 2.0, as well as the sexy mixer layout on the screens of the Maschine Studio, many users are eager to find out what type of control they get from the MK1 or MK2 controllers. Unfortunately at this time you do not get an actual mixer […]

Maschine 2.0 pulling up the mixer view from the Maschine Mikro

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Of course with the new Maschine 2.o update there’s a lot of new shortcuts and quick key combinations to help you move around. Now the Mikro screen isn’t large enough to actually show a mixer view, but you do have the ability to switch to the mixer in the software directly from the controller. In […]

Maschine 2.0 browsing instruments, samples, effects, and plugins with Maschine Mikro

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So even though the Mikro doesn’t have a lot of screen space, NI still improved the workflow with the Maschine 2.0 update. The way you navigate and browse is much more fluid now, which results in a faster experience and better workflow. This is a video I did as a preview before the release to […]

Maschine 2.0 browsing sounds, samples, fx, and instruments from the Maschine Studio controller

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Here’s a video I posted as a preview before the Maschine 2 software was officially released. This video shows how the browser works on the new Maschine Studio controller. As you can see, it’s very visually appealing but it’s also super functional and fast to find your content. This is just one of the areas […]

Setup Maschine to control the transport in Digital Performer 8

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Hey what’s up MT Fam? Had a question from one of members here on how to setup Maschine so you can control the transport section of Motu Digital Performer 8. This video shows how to make the proper settings in Controller Editor, as well as how to setup Maschine as a control surface in the […]

Maschine Quick Tip: loading default fx modules from the hardware

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Hey I got a quick tip for you from a question I received recently from a member. The question was how to load the blank fx modules directly from the Maschine controller. So if you don’t wish to load any of the factory presets, but say you want to load the factory reverb with a […]

Using the Ableton Live 9 template with Maschine MK2

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Hey what’s up MT Fam! I’m back with a follow up to the tutorial I put out on how to install the ableton live 9 maschine template with the exclusive tutorial I promised to show you how the template actually works In this tutorial I give you an overview of the features of the Maschine controller […]

Maschine in Ableton Live 9: installing the new controller template

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Hey what’s good fam! Just had a quick little public tutorial I made to show how to install the new controller templates for Ableton Live 9 I will follow up with an in depth tutorial that shows how the controller template works inside of Ableton exclusively for the MT Fam. Of course if you have […]

Using the MASSIVE controller template in your DAW

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Hey what’s up MT Family! Hope you’re good. Just wanted to share a quick tutorial in reference to a question I received on one of the Ableton tutorials, and the question was how to setup the Maschine controller template for MASSIVE so that the knobs control MASSIVE through the DAW. Now while this was a […]

Maschine MK2 hardware controller overview

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This is just a basic overview for those new to the Maschine MK2 controller. I’ve went over different aspects of the controller before but wanted to do a general overview of all the sections, buttons, knobs, etc. This quick tutorial will get you familiar with the hardware so you can dig in and get to […]