Modulation & Automation Tutorials

These Maschine tutorials teach you how to modulate and automate fx and plugin parameters within your productions.  Learn how to create patterns to automatically change and modulate your sounds over time in sync with your tracks.

Using Sugar Bytes Effectrix as a master effect

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. […]

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