Use Maschine as a Scale or Chord Generator for Plugins in your DAW

Hey what’s good fam! Just wanted to share a way you can use Maschine without actually using it’s internal sequncer, sounds, etc. For those of you working in DAWs with the proper routing, you can send MIDI from the Maschine plugin to whatever else you have loaded in your DAW. That means you can use […]

Maschine Mikro how to open and close plugin interfaces from the controller

Hey what’s good MT fam? Got a quick tip here for Mikro users, I got a question about how to open (or close) a plugin’s interface directly from the hardware. Of course this option is different depending on which controller you’re using, so I wanted to make a quick video showing how to do this […]

Maschine Mikro Using Chord, Scale, and Arp Mode

Hey what’s good MT fam? I’ve been getting some questions from the Maschine Mikro users on how to access the chord, arp, and scale features from the controller. While the funcitons are in the same place technically as they are on the larger Maschine controllers, navigating can be a little different due to the single […]

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

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 pulling up the mixer view from the Maschine Mikro

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

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 Mikro: How to enable 16 level velocity pad mode

I had a question from a member on how to enable Maschine Mikro to play the same sound at different velocities across the pads. Basically this is called 16 velocity mode or “16 level” mode. It will take whatever sound you are currently on and spread it across all 16 pads with different velocities. Similar […]

Maschine 1.8 – Using the new quick select and quick erase shortcuts

Hey what’s good fam, back with another quick tip for you on the Maschine 1.8 update. There were a lot of smaller workflow improvements that I think many will enjoy. Two of those were the new quick select shortcut for events and the quick erase shortcut. Personally I really love the quick erase shortcut and […]

Maschine 1.8 showing the Mikro MK2 controller pad colors

Just a quick video I posted yesterday showing off what the color pads look like on the new Maschine Mikro MK2 The colors will look the same on the Maschine MK2, mine hasn’t come in yet so I just did the video on the Mikro

Maschine 1.8 recording automation on the Maschine Mikro MK2

So the new controllers are hitting the streets as Guitar Center is selling them today. One of the new improvements for the Maschine Mikro users with the 1.8 update is the ability to record automation of parameters from the controller. This was previously impossible but you can now do this directly from the Mikro or […]

Maschine 1.8 – Accessing timestretch options directly from the Mikro controller

So since the Maschine 1.8 update I’ve been getting a lot of questions on navigation of the new features directly from the hardware of the Maschine Mikro. Since timestretch is one of the biggest new features, I made a public tutorial on how to pull it up from the controller Of course I have more […]

Maschine Mikro – How to quickly change the pitch of a sample on a single pad

Hey what’s good MT fam! Just wanted to share a quick tutorial with the Mikro users as I received this questions recently. This is a really quick video to show you how to do the “quick edit” of changing the pitch of a sample on a single pad. On the big Maschine controller it’s really […]

Maschine Mikro – loading internal and plugin modules from the hardware

Yo what’s good fam, back with another quick tip for those of you using the Maschine Mikro I previously showed how to load plugin presets from the Mikro controller, but this time I wanted to show you how to load the internal and plugin instrument and fx modules from the controller. Sometimes you may not […]

Maschine Mikro – adsr, oneshot, engine mode, and other sample playback options

Yo what’s good fam, got another Maschine Mikro tutorial for ya. This one shows how to navigate to the various sample playback and sample module options directly from the controller. There’s multiple ways to do this, including using the pads for quick navigation. Since the Mikro has one screen and one knob, NI had to […]

Changing the root key of a single pad on Maschine Mikro

What’s good fam! Just a really quick tutorial to show you how to change the key or note of a single pad on the Maschine Mikro. It’s pretty much the same as the original Maschine but the menus look a little different so it may not be as obvious to notice. This is useful for […]

Using auto chop to slice and apply samples to pads with Maschine Mikro

Had a request for a tutorial on how to use slice mode and apply samples to pads and groups with the Mikro Maschine It’s a little different than the big Maschine but still the same concept, you just do not have all the controls that you do with more knobs It works sorta like Maschine […]

Using the step sequencer: making a house beat with Maschine Mikro

I wanted to share a tutorial for the Maschine Mikro with a different workflow for some that may not be used to or even mess with the step sequencer Maschine actually has a pretty good step sequencer, really fast to lay down a groove. I like to switch up the workflow at times, as you […]

Map Maschine Mikro to control Reason transport and drum samplers

I’ve been messing with Reason again recently, so I decided to map Maschine Mikro to control it’s transport and drum samplers This video shows the process, as well as how to save a default project so that you don’t have to re-map the transport controls every time. Maschine and Mikro are both really good midi […]

Maschine Mikro – changing pad octaves when in keyboard mode

Yo what’s good MT Fam, just a quick tutorial video showing how to change the notes your pads play on the Maschine Mikro when in keyboard mode. I like the way it’s implemented on the Mikro, hope they add the same labels to the standard controller. Basically what this does is allow you to use […]

Maschine Mikro vs Maschine size comparison

This is just another general Maschine Mikro video I wanted to do for the community as a whole. It’s a free video I posted on YouTube showing the size comparison between Mikro and original Maschine I also compare it to a Beat Thang, Emu Mp7, a laptop, and my 49 key midi controller

Free Maschine Mikro Tutorial – How to choose groups

In this tutorial I show how to choose groups on Native Instruments Maschine Mikro. Since the controller is smaller we don’t have group buttons on this one like the ones on the original. Make sure to check it out and share it around! For those with the original Maschine this helps you get passed the […]