Pad, Chord, & Key Tools

These tutorials show you how to use the various pad, chord, scale, and keyboard modes used to trigger sounds within Maschine.

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 2.2 Using the new Arp Mode Feature

Another one of the big additions in the Maschine 2.2 update is the inclusion of a new Arp mode. This is the same arp that is available on the new NI keyboards, but it’s directly inside of Maschine. Like the new chord feature, you can only use the arp with the Maschine pads or with […]

Maschine 2.2 Update Exploring the Chord and Scale Functions

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 2.0 How to spread your kits and chops across the keyboard

Here’s a quick freebie I posted on how to spread your drums or chops across the keyboard in Maschine 2.0 This is for those that are used to working on keyboard workstations or just like to have their drums or chops all laid out on the keys. The process is a little different from the […]

Maschine 2.0 How to layer multiple plugins and instruments internally

In the original Maschine I showed how to layer plugins or instruments internally but it required some special MIDI configuration and routing. However in Maschine 2.0 this is much easier and in this quick video I show how to do it. I have an exclusive turoial coming that will be showing how you can use […]

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 […]

How to set high and low velocity response for a single pad

Hey what’s good MT family! Had a question from one of our members on how to setup the pads so that they respond to a specific high and low velocity. Now there isn’t a pad mode that does this in Maschine, you can do a fixed velocity but not a specific velocity range. However, in […]

How to setup keyboard splits in Maschine

So this tutorial is for those that like to setup keyboard splits or keyboard performances, I’m going to show you how to do this directly inside of Maschine. This allows you to use Maschine as an instrument rack for setting up multiple performance sounds or key splits with however many sounds you want to play […]

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