KONTROL Tutorial

KOMPLETE KONTROL MK2 Power Start

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    Introduction (1:17)


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    Setup Help (2:24)


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    Overview & Loading (9:13)


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    Effects / KOMPLETE KONTROL 2.0 Update (2:09)


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    Library & Instrument Navigation (4:49)


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    Working with Multiple Instruments (3:12)


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    Using 3rd-Party Instruments & Plug-Ins (2:48)


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    Scale Smart Play (7:23)


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    Arp Smart Play (7:12)


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    Recording, MIDI, & Automating in a DAW (3:35)


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    Pitch & Mod Controls (7:16)


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    Custom MIDI Mapping & MIDI Mode (2:08)


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    MIDI Key Splits & More (1:07)


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    KOMPLETE KONTROL in Action (10:20)


Adam Pollard aka Multiplier returns, bringing you the best way to get started with using your Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL MK2 controller. Get up and running fast with this in-depth power start series!

Adam starts by welcoming you and goes over what you’ll be learning in the series. He then begins by explaining how the setup procedure is complex and where to find the info specific to your computer platform and corresponding DAW, so you set it up right the first time, avoiding problems and frustration.

Once you’re set up, Adam goes over all the major functions of the keyboard, including the Light Guide, and how to load your first instrument by using the navigation and browser on the Keyboard.

Library and Instrument Navigation is next, followed by how to work with multiple instruments and plug-ins, and then you’ll see how to use 3rd Party plug-ins with KOMPLETE KONTROL MK2, creating a complete master controller solution.

Adam then shows you Scale Smart Play, which allows you to play in any scale without knowing music theory, and then all of the powerful arpeggiator features in KOMPLETE KONTROL.

Basic recording is then covered, as well as more advanced MIDI recording, including how to automate the KOMPLETE KONTROL knobs in your DAW for fine control and creative use.

Next, you’ll learn all about the Pitch and Modulation wheels and how to customize them, including the horizontal touch strip. Custom MIDI Mapping & MIDI Mode are then revealed, which allows you to unlock the full customization potential of KOMPLETE KONTROL by utilizing MIDI Mode and the MIDI Assignment Editor.

Wrapping it up and tying it all together, Adam gives you an “In-Action” video where he creates a cool musical idea from scratch, using the ideas, techniques and concepts from this course.

See the individual tutorial descriptions for more info. If you just got your Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL MK2 and want to get up and running fast, while also learning about some of this incredible controller’s finer points, stop right here… Watch “KOMPLETE KONTROL MK2 Power Start” today.


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rustysprings
Submitted 2 months ago

Very Useful

Having just purchased a Komplete Kontrol S49 Mk2 I found these videos very informative and has been referred to on a daily basis. As with all new "toys" one has to find their way around until it becomes second nature. This a good starting point but I do wish I had purchased the original version when the keyboard was first introduced which has more about the set up procedure. Good stuff all the same.

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Logic Pro

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KJH
Submitted 6 months ago

Extremely helpful

I have purchased several tutorials on Komplete Kontrol MK2. This is BY FAR the best. The course is taught in an orderly, precise and visual way. Excellent!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Logic Pro

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greshua
Submitted 6 months ago

Komplete Kontrol MK2 Power Start

Great teacher.Slow thorough

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MartinHines
Submitted 7 months ago

Good course for a quick start on Komplete Kontrol MK2.

I thought the presenter did a good job providing a quick/short intro course for Komplete Kontrol MK2.

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fuzzbox
Submitted 8 months ago

Straight to the point

This was exactly what I was looking for. Not to be confused with the S-Series video. It gets straight to the point with short and sharp videos.

My only criticism… could do better with the camera angles. Some content could do with split screens. However, it doesn't detract from the information.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound for Film/TV, Cubase

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metamorphis8
Submitted 9 months ago

Decent, Not Particularly In Depth

This tutorial is not a particularly deep dive into the KK MK2. Maybe it isn't meant to be. Worth a watch.

I am a: Musician

Response from Customer Service:

Hello and thank you so much for the review! We appreciate you taking the time.
As the title suggests, this is geared towards starting with the MK2 and as you finish the videos I think you will find that it will get you up and running fast.
I will put in a request for a more in depth look at the specific features for a more advanced/deeper understanding of this controller.
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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started producing music just over 5 years ago, right about when Skrillex's Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites EP dropped.

2. What training have you had?

I'm fully self-taught, and haven't had any formal training. I use online resources and learn a lot by talking to other producers about how they do things too.

3. When did you get into recording?

(same answer as number 1)

4. People you have worked with/for?

DJTechTools, iZotope, Output, CAPSUN Pro Audio, Loopmasters, Plugin Boutique, Industrial Strength, 5Pin Media

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I've had a lot of experience in the EDM space, from producing tracks and sample packs that have charted on sites like Beatport, through to DJing internationally and running a record label. And on the training side I've produced thousands of tutorials, and also tutor people one to one.

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KOMPLETE KONTROL MK2 Power Start is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 6 .
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Very Useful Having just purchased a Komplete Kontrol S49 Mk2 I found these videos very informative and has been referred to on a daily basis. As with all new "toys" one has to find their way around until it becomes second nature. This a good starting point but I do wish I had purchased the original version when the keyboard was first introduced which has more about the set up procedure. Good stuff all the same.
Date published: 2018-08-01
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Extremely helpful I have purchased several tutorials on Komplete Kontrol MK2. This is BY FAR the best. The course is taught in an orderly, precise and visual way. Excellent!
Date published: 2018-04-06
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Komplete Kontrol MK2 Power Start Great teacher.Slow thorough
Date published: 2018-03-13
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Good course for a quick start on Komplete Kontrol MK2. I thought the presenter did a good job providing a quick/short intro course for Komplete Kontrol MK2.
Date published: 2018-03-06
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Straight to the point This was exactly what I was looking for. Not to be confused with the S-Series video. It gets straight to the point with short and sharp videos.

My only criticism… could do better with the camera angles. Some content could do with split screens. However, it doesn't detract from the information.
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 3.5 out of 5 by from Decent, Not Particularly In Depth This tutorial is not a particularly deep dive into the KK MK2. Maybe it isn't meant to be. Worth a watch.
Date published: 2018-01-06
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