How to Customize Your Maschine Controller

July 10, 2013

In this video I’ll show you how to customize the Maschine hardware controller using the Native Instruments Controller Editor software. This includes creating new MIDI templates, adjusting the pad velocty curve, and creating switchable knob and button pages.

Maschine Tip: Jump Between Scenes with Scene Sync

June 28, 2013

When using Maschine in a live performance, you may want to change how Maschine jumps between scenes. In this video I’ll show you how to use the Scene SYNC setting to adjust the amount of time Maschine waits before switching to a new scene.

Maschine Tip: How to Access 64 Patterns Using Pattern Banks

June 27, 2013

Did you know that each group in Maschine can hold up to 64 patterns? In this video I’ll show you how to use Maschine’s patterns banks to access patterns 17-64.

Maschine 1.8 Tutorial: How to Change Group, Scene & Sample Colors

June 9, 2013

With the introduction of the Maschine MK2 and Maschine Mikro MK2, Maschine become a lot more colorful. Watch this video to learn how to color code your Maschine projects.

Maschine Tutorial: How to Timestretch Samples

May 31, 2013

Today is the final day of The Month of Maschine 2013. In this video we’ll be looking at Maschine’s timestretching capabilities. Timstretching was added in the 1.8 update and allows you to change the BPM of a sample. For example, you may want to use timestretching if you created a pattern using one of Maschine’s drum kits and want to add a drum loop sample that is at a different BPM.

Maschine Tutorial: How to Enable Host Transport Controls

May 29, 2013

When using Maschine as a VST in a DAW like Ableton Live, the transport controls on the Maschine controller become inactive. To remedy this problem, Native Instruments implemented the host transport controls feature. By using this feature, the Maschine controller will send MIDI to your DAW when you use the transport controls while all of the other buttons and knobs will continue to affect the Maschine VST. Watch this video to learn how to enable host transport controls and set up your controller with your DAW.