Sampling & Chopping

One of the main uses of Maschine is the sampling, chopping, and manipulation of various types of audio data. These tutorials cover all the different ways you can manipulate and work with audio samples in Maschine.

7 minute sampling #2 the 5 minute edition

In this video I do another 7 minute sampling exercise, but this time I limit myself to only 5 minutes. I drop the needle on the record, sample whatever it lands on into Maschine, then chop it up and try to make a beat with it.

Knocksquared’s famous New York beat exposed

In this video I give you all the details of what went into my popular “New York” beat from Youtube. This beat even made it into an official Native Instruments video and is probably my most popular video in regards to Maschine.

7 minute sampling #1 – Lemonade

In this video, Knock shows his routine of sample practicing. The idea is to drop the needle anywhere on the record and maschine sample it . He then gives himself 7 minutes from that point to come up with a beat. Sometimes where the needle drops is WACK, but he does his best to chop it up and at least […]

Using an audio interface with multiple channels

Showing why it’s important to have an audio interface with Maschine and why it’s even more beneficial to have a multi-channel interface. This allows you to do some very easy routing and sampling anything from anywhere including on your computer, through itunes, external sources, and more. I show my setup with the M-Audio NRV-10 mixer/interface, […]

Easy way to sample what’s playing on your computer into Maschine

This is a quick way you can sample what’s playing on your computer into Maschine using your audio interface and a few audio cables. This may be easier for many compared to trying to find a way to stream the audio from software to software. Basically you’re going to create a physical audio loop taking […]

basic sampling from a record and making a beat

This tutorial shows the basic process of sampling from a record, adjusting the sample, and turning it into a new beat in Maschine This is the basic workflow many will be using when working with Maschine, though it’s not the only workflow, it’s a very popular one as the product is geared towards working with […]

How to chop your samples manually or using autochop

This tutorial shows the basic controls and features that allow you to chop your samples. I show how to do this manually or using autochop, as well as what settings you need to use to make your samples cut each other off (pads cut each other off) These are common techniques used when composing sample […]

Easily sample anything using your phone or iPod

This video shows how easy it is to get to sampling by using your phone or iPod with Maschine. For many this is much easier and even more flexible than trying to figure out how to route sounds virtually through different software, etc. By using your phone or iPod you can sample anything from your […]

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