Maschine 2.0: Create patterns automatically for linear recording using scene loop mode

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I mentioned this in passing in a few other Maschine 2.0 tutorials on the scene loop mode, but there are some cool things you can do when recording. It’s not quite the linear way of sequencing many of us are looking for, but it allows a bit more flexibility in how you record your data. […]

Maschine Studio understanding and using the nudge settings to edit data

MaschineStudioNudgeSettings

Hey what’s good fam! Here’s a quick tip for understanding nudge in Maschine 2.0 as well as directly from the Maschine Studio There are some nudge options that may be confusing you when you see them in the step grid settings so I wanted to make sure you understand them properly. Once you understand this, […]

Maschine Studio different ways to quickly delete sequence data from the controller

MStudioDelete

There are a few different ways to quickly delete your sequence data on Maschine Studio. No matter if you want to get rid of the whole pattern, data for a specific sound, or a specific section of your pattern, it’s really simple. In this video I go over multiple ways to delete your data, which […]

Maschine Studio using the events button to edit individual notes or note ranges

MStudioEventsButton

It’s much quicker to do things to individual events or even a selected range of events in Maschine 2.0, and doing this from the Maschine Studio controller is definitely very intuitive. In this tutorial I show how to quickly select all the events for a specific sound, a range of events, or individual events. Once […]

Maschine Studio using the event edit mode to edit your sequences

MaschineStudioEventEdit

One of the improvements of Maschine 2.0 specifically with the Maschine Studio is the amount of visual feedback you get on the controller. This makes using the event edit mode really slick because you can drill down into individual notes in your sequence and edit things like pitch, position, volocity, and length very easily. In […]

Maschine 2.0 How to create new patterns quickly using quick record mode

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Here’s a little free video/tip I created to share with all Maschine users on how to quickly create a new pattern from the hardware. There is a new “quick record” screen that I think will improve the workflow for a lot of people. This is new in Maschine 2.0, and it works for the Maschine […]

Maschine 2.0 understanding & using the step, performance, and pattern grid settings

Maschine2GridSettings

In Maschine 2.0 there are 3 different grid settings and each have an impact on specific parts of Maschine. You have the step grid, the peformance grid, and the pattern grid, Understanding each grid menu option as well as what they will impact is good  knowledge to have when working in Maschine. Sometimes it can […]

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 2.0 understanding song mode and arranging patterns

Maschine2SongMode

Hey what’s good fam! Well, with the new arranger changes in Maschine 2.0 and the changes to how patterns are managed I put together a new tutorial for the community to go along with the one I did for Maschine 1 years ago to make sure everyone understands the basics on how to use the […]

Maschine 2.0 drag and drop midi internally from Kontakt libraries

MidiDragDropInternally

So another great thing about Maschine 2.0 is the ability to import MIDI into the sequencer. Well along with that comes the ability to drag and drop MIDI from the various plugins and libraries that support it, directly into the sequencer. In this tutorial I show how to use the MIDI files directly from a […]

Maschine 2.0 how to import MIDI files

Maschine2MidiImport

One of the new additions to Maschine 2.0 is the ability to import your own MIDI data. I know many have wished for this for a long time, and the way to do it couldn’t have been easier! In this tutorial I show you how to import MIDI data for an entire group, such as […]

Maschine in Ableton: importing and sampling MIDI data

Importing MIDI into Maschine in Ableton

Hey what’s good fam, hope everything is well. In this tutorial I want to show you how to import midi files into Maschine when you are using it inside of Ableton Live. Of course we know we can’t currently import MIDI into Maschine natively, but there is much flexibility to be had by using MIDI […]

Editing individual note position, length, velocity, and pitch

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Hey what’s good fam, back with another quick tip for you to add to your Maschine toolbox. In this tutorial I go over the new features in 1.8 that allow more detailed control over the length, position, velocity, and pitch of individual events in the Maschine sequencer. If you like total control over your groove […]

Dumping MIDI and routing audio from finished projects into Ableton Live

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Hey what’s good MT Fam! Had a question from one of our Ableton users on how to properly dump and route everything after you’ve completed your track in Maschine. So this is for those that don’t want to record anything into Ableton or sequence the track in Ableton, but if you’ve already made your track […]

Maschine recording scene changes in Logic Pro

maschine scene changes in logic

Hey what’s up MT Family, got a tutorial here for those using Maschine inside of Logic Pro We had a question of how to record scene changes via midi notes into Logic for sequencing Maschine. Joe showed it in another daw, but as we all know, each program is different, so here is one for […]

Maschine in Studio One V2 – MIDI Sequencing

maschine in studio one v2

Yo what’s good fam, back with another DAW integration tutorial. In this video I’m showing how to MIDI sequence Maschine inside of Studio One V2 They made some minor changes that makes it a bit simpler to see what’s going on when using Maschine as a module and recording the midi data into S1 This […]

Creating a song arrangement track using patterns

creating your own song track in maschine

Hey what’s good family, just wanted to share another sequencing and song mode tutorial to help you grasp Maschine’s arranger. I’ve shared multiple different ways to understand the Maschine arranger and this is one that I’ve talked about but haven’t done a video on yet. This one shows you how to use the patterns in […]

Multi-track recording in Maschine from acoustic sound sources

multi-track acoustic recording

Yoooooooo, it’s Knock back at ya! Today I’m doing a tutorial showing you how to use Maschine for multi-track recording from acoustic sound sources. I did a previous video showing how to use maschine as a multi-track recorder and I just find this to be a really fun and creative way of working. I use […]

Understanding and working with different time signatures

different time signatures in maschine

What’s good MT Family! So this tutorial is about time signatures in Maschine. Most of the time in urban, dance, pop, and electronic music, we use 4/4 But there are some other time signatures that you may want to explore to give your music a natural shuffle or groove. Anyone that has played in the […]

Using the step sequencer: programming a house beat

maschine step sequencing

Yo what’s good MT Fam? This tutorial is focused on step sequencing with the original Maschine controller It differs from the Mikro in a few ways in terms of the controls and some of the wording you get, same basic concept though You can definitely get a bit more control over your groove and specific […]

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

step sequencing 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 […]