Maschine 2.0 How to record automation from an external controller

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Hey what’s good fam! I get this questions often when it comes to automation in Maschine, how to map and record automation from external gear. Now I’ve shown how to map your external controller to macros in Maschine and this will allow you to tweak and adjust, but you will not be able to actually record […]

Maschine 2.0: How to automate Maschine parameters in your daw (Ableton Live 9)

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This is a tutorial for those trying to figure out how to automate Maschine 2.0 parameters in your DAW. In this specific video I’m using Ableton Live 9 as well as Maschine Studio, however the process is pretty  much the same for other hosts in terms of making sure the Maschine plugin is showing it’s […]

Maschine 2.0 configuring macros and mapping them to external controllers

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Hey what’s good fam! Had a question from a member on how to map macros to their external MIDI device. They use the Mikro and have another controller full of knobs that they want to map to different macros in Maschine. It’s really a lot more flexible in Maschine 2.0 as the macro pages are […]

Maschine 2.0 how to map custom Kontakt parameters to the knobs on your controller

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So if you use a lot of Kontakt libraries there may come a time where you want to setup an instrument to be controlled and ultimately automated in Maschine. There’s a few steps you have to follow to be able to map custom parameters properly, but you know we will make sure you understand how […]

Using Sugar Bytes Effectrix as a master effect

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Hey what’s up MT Family? Just sharing a quick video to show how to route Effectrix as a master effect with the option to sequence or record the midi automation for the effect into the sequencer. I showed this concept more in depth with the Sugar Bytes Artillery 2 tutorial, and said I would show […]

Using Artillery 2 as a master effect and recording automation

artillery 2 in maschine

We’ve done many videos on routing fx and how to use multi fx, automate fx, etc. However I recently received a question specifically on using Artiller 2 on the master so you could perform with it. This would be similar to any other “playable” effect like The Finger, Stutter Edit, etc. In this quick video […]

Assign filter cutoff of any pad to your modwheel

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There are a lot of small tools and tricks you can use inside of Maschine to gain further control over your sound. One such trick is being able to quickly assign a filter to your sound/sample and then assign that filter cutoff to your modwheel. In this quick tip I show you how to set […]

Maschine in Ableton: drawing automation to modulate plugin parameters

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Hey what’s good fam, hope all is well. In this tutorial I’m showing how to setup Maschine in Ableton Live so that you can draw in automation for modulating various parameters of sounds and plugins that are loaded inside of the Maschine VST. As always, let me know if you have any questions *access this […]

Automating and modulating sample start time for live chopping

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Hey what’s good fam! Got a fun tip for those that like to get crazy with their sounds and samples in Maschine Many may not realize you can actually change the start point of your samples in realtime, and this can also be automated. I can see your gears turning so lets just get into […]

Maschine 1.8 recording automation on the Maschine Mikro MK2

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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 […]

Mapping the controls for FXpansion Tremor in Maschine

mapping fxpansion tremor in maschine

Yo what’s good fam, back with a quick tutorial on midi mapping for FXpansion Tremor inside of Maschine When you first load it, you may notice that you get 4 pages of blank knobs auto-mapped This video will show you how to get those mapped to whatever you want to control inside of Tremor I […]

Automate your own pauses, slow downs, and tape stops

automating tape stops

As I said before, there is so many automation and modulation things you can do directly in Maschine. Another one of those that may be good for transitions and build ups is creating your own pauses, slow downs, or tape stops. Like other fx and modulation in Maschine, it makes sense once you see it. […]

Automating your own loop and stutter effect

loop and stutter effect automation

There are a lot of automation and modulation things you can do directly in Maschine. One of those that may be good for transitions and build ups is creating your own loop or stutter fx. This can help move your track from one section to another and give you just enough change to keep it […]

How to create your own gate sequence and stutter fx in Maschine

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Had a question of how to make your own gate/stutter effect in Maschine without using external plugins This tutorial shows you how to automate Maschine’s internal gate effect to get that rhythmic/sequenced gate sound on your pads and leads, or whatever else you want Of course there are many more flexible fx and plugins out […]

Sound design in Maschine with Spectrasonics Omnipshere

sound design with omnisphere

What’s good MT fam! You know our main goal is to make sure you can make the music YOU want to make with Maschine. So if we need to do a tutorial on a third party software that you have we will….if we have it Had one of the MT fam ask about Omnisphere and […]

Advanced Sequencing Part 2 – Turn Maschine into a linear sequencer and draw in your song arrangement

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This is part 2 in the Advanced Sequencing tutorial series. This one is all about linear arrangement! Nothing further to say, watch part 1 if you haven’t, and check this out!

Advanced Sequencing Part 1 – Using a group as a multi track sequencer and easy track mute automation

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Yoooooooooooooooooooo what’s good MT fam! Back with another two part series that I think you’re gonna really love….it could actually be 3 parts but I just kept the first two together as they flowed into each other. So bear in mind this first part is about 20 minutes long, with each “concept” being around 10 […]

Automating the mixer level to fade out your tracks

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I previously did a tutorial video showing how to fade out your samples in a sequence in Maschine This shows how to fade out any plugins you may have loaded in your Maschine sequence. So this video shows how to use mixer level automation to fade out your tracks

Using macro controls and midi learn with external controllers

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Many times people ask how to assign controls in Maschine to the knobs on their keyboard or other controllers. There may be many instances when you want to do this. For example, you may want to tweak some settings on an effect you have loaded in group H, while playing some samples from group A….how […]

Track mute automation using the Two Soldiers Method

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What’s up MT Fam!! Big shout out to Two Soldiers for sharing this process. He detailed scene automation as well, but I was more concerned with track mutes, and it works GREAT! You will need to have LFO tool to do this, but it works GREAT. It also lets you build an entire song out […]

How to automate sound volume fades and fade outs in Maschine

automate volume fades in maschine

Yo got this question a few times here at MT and wanted to show how to do it. I basically show how you can fade out the volume without using the sample editor to actually fade a pattern. This will work for any type of sound you want to fade out This isn’t showing how […]