Setup Help (2:24)
Overview & Loading (9:13)
Effects / KOMPLETE KONTROL 2.0 Update (2:09)
Library & Instrument Navigation (4:49)
Working with Multiple Instruments (3:12)
Using 3rd-Party Instruments & Plug-Ins (2:48)
Scale Smart Play (7:23)
Arp Smart Play (7:12)
Recording, MIDI, & Automating in a DAW (3:35)
Pitch & Mod Controls (7:16)
Custom MIDI Mapping & MIDI Mode (2:08)
MIDI Key Splits & More (1:07)
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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Submitted 2 months ago
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
Submitted 6 months ago
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
Submitted 6 months ago
Komplete Kontrol MK2 Power Start
Great teacher.Slow thorough
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.
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
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:
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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