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MASCHINE MK3: Getting Started

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    Introduction

    Sami takes you through the basic layout of MASCHINE's software user interface, highlighting its main features and functions.

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    Preferences

    Get an in-depth look at all the options and configurations found in MASCHINE's Preferences menu.

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    The Browser Pt. 1

    Learn all about one of the most integral parts of MASCHINE, that allows you to look for and save sounds and presets. Sami explains its layout and all of its abilities inside and out.

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    The Browser Pt. 2

    Many users have their own library of sounds that they've collected over the years, and Sami explains how to properly import and integrate these into MASCHINE's architecture.

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    Loading Plug-Ins

    Learn to load and manage plug-ins in MASCHINE's software, as well as the differences between NKS formatted plug-ins and regular plug-ins.

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    Channels & Audio

    There are a number of details to consider when running plug-ins in MASCHINE. Here Sami details audio and MIDI routing settings, as well as how to set up effects sends.

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    The Pattern Editor

    This is where you'll spend most of your time with MASCHINE, laying down patterns and ideas. Sami demonstrates and explains all the features you need to know about to get started editing.

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    The Controller Overview Pt. 1

    Sami explains the layout and function of the MK3 hardware controller, including how to browse, load and edit sounds and plug-ins.

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    The Controller Overview Pt. 2

    Continuing on from part 1, Sami now explains the transport controls as well as all the buttons surrounding the pads.

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    Keyboard & Chords Mode

    Essential for musical performance and controlling instruments, the Keyboard Mode has some powerful tools to make music composition on MASCHINE fun and inspiring. Watch and see how.

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    Step Edit & Touch Strip

    Saving the best for last, Sami details his favorite recording mode, Step edit, as well as the new Performance Strip and what it can do.

Product Overview


Get started with MASCHINE MK3 now! MASCHINE wiz Sami Rabia takes you from newbie to power user in no time, covering everything you need to know to get started using MASCHINE MK3 and make beats and productions.

Sami welcomes you and then goes over the basic layout of MASCHINE’s software user interface, highlighting its main features and functions, then walks you through setting up configuring its Preferences and Options.

MASCHINE’s powerful Browser is then looked at in-detail, allowing you to look for and save sounds and presets, as well as how to import your own personal samples and use them inside of MASCHINE, giving you a truly endless world of sound to use in your songs and beats.

Plug-ins are next, and you’ll see how to load and manage them inside of MASCHINE, including both NKS formatted plug-ins and regular plug-ins, as well as routing them and your audio and effects.

MASCHINE’s powerful Pattern Editor is then revealed and explained, allowing you start making cool sequences and laying down ideas right away. Then it’s on to MASCHINE’s hardware controller, and after watching, you’ll know how to browse, load and edit sounds all from the hardware, as well as use the transport control for playback and record, and other functions.

Last but not least, Sami teaches you all about the Keyboard and Chords modes, and the Step Edit function and Touch Strip, which are great compositional tools, making programming parts fun and inspirational.

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you’re ready to get going with your new Native Instrument MASCHINE MK3, this is the place to start… Watch “MASCHINE MK3: Getting Started” today!


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MASCHINE MK3: Getting Started is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 26 .
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Great beginners guide Got me up and running.
Date published: 2021-06-16
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Outstanding Course This course provides an excellent introduction to Maschine MK3. Easy to follow, with just the right amount of detail, well-conveyed. Looking forward to taking Sami's other Maschine courses, after practicing what I've encountered in this course. Though I gave 4 stars to questions about viewing quality and ease of use, those ratings pertain to streaming hiccups, perhaps due to internet traffic issues on the weekend I was watching.
Date published: 2021-05-31
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very good ! Perfect !
Date published: 2021-03-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Perfect so far Brand spanking new to machine but a long time producer of 20 years. The instructions and demonstrations are clear and to the point and very easy to follow.im not even halfway through and I already find myself flying around the hardware, having to pause the video for awhile! This has made the transition to machine very smooth and Im not as nervous as I usually am trying new gear.
Date published: 2021-01-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good Job! Just what I needed to "Get Started"!
Date published: 2021-01-23
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Sometimes a bit rushed but still very informative! I've got more than 15 years pro experience in production but I never used neither Maschine software nor the hardware. I found the first half of the tutorial (dealing with the software aspect of Maschine) excellent and it was easy to follow. Sadly the second half of this tutorial (the part that focuses on the hardware controller) was a bit rushed, sometimes it was hard to follow and replicate the instructions. Still, well worth a watch though.
Date published: 2021-01-17
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very informative! I also like the idea that the course begins with the software exploration.
Date published: 2020-11-04
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Def helped me learn how to view maschine better. Great for beginners and intermediate a like who are trying to understand all the different functions available of Maschine. Now gonna watch the other videos available to get a more in depth perspective!
Date published: 2020-10-31
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good info. Easy follow Expanded my understanding of the product
Date published: 2020-07-28
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from great looking forward to reviewing other videos n MAchine
Date published: 2020-07-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Super helpful This tutorial is a great must watch intro to Maschine MK3
Date published: 2020-07-06
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Excellent Very helpful videos
Date published: 2020-05-06
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Awesome I just got the MK3, previously was using the MK1. This helped out a lot. Caught me up to speed with navigating my way around the new hardware. Was nervous at first, thought it would take awhile to learn but thanks to Groove 3, I'm back on track.
Date published: 2020-04-29
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Good explanations and easy to follow. Good explanations and easy to follow.
Date published: 2020-02-19
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very good indeed! I have never touched or seen live a Maschine Mk3 before I got it two days ago on the post - when I started watching this lessons. I watched and practiced along with the video. After finishing I can say I have a very good idea of what it can do. Of course there is a lot more to learn! But indeed I got started and in a great way! Thank you very much!
Date published: 2020-02-04
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good way to get started I’ve been away from Maschine for several years. This was a good tutorial to refresh on the basics of Maschine and it’s “new to me” features. Looking forward to the rest of the MK3 series.
Date published: 2020-01-29
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent Course! I enjoyed this teacher, very thorough, stayed on topic, easy and fun to follow.
Date published: 2019-08-31
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from very helpful well done
Date published: 2019-06-05
Rated 3.0 out of 5 by from Too fast for a beginner! he moves super fast, and some of my maschine settings doesn't match what he has on his maschine. If there's a Q&A maybe I would give this a higher review. I read another review that says the same thing. Please implement a Q&A so that we don't get stuck!
Date published: 2019-03-11
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very well, put together and thought out tutorial! I learned alot, but I'll probably have to watch a couple times to make it stick. Thank you
Date published: 2018-12-31
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Pretty Useful For the most part this was a good series, covered a lot of the basics of the controller itself. There were times it moved a little too fast and I had to rewind because I couldn't replicate the same views on the hardware. But generally I would recommend this.
Date published: 2018-11-24
Rated 3.0 out of 5 by from really hard to follow for a beginner. I'm kinda muddling my way through this and trying to follow along and notice that it goes WAY too fast and I get frustrated that what's happening in the video doesn't match what's going on in my copy of maschine and notice he's clicked something or done something that he hasn't mentioned and I have to rewind the video and look for what he's done five, six times. Not the best. I'm in the third video and I'm lost already. Way too much information way too quickly for a total beginner.
Date published: 2018-10-12
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Excellent! A really good tutorial for beginners. Lots to learn on Maschine MK3!!!
Date published: 2018-06-02
Rated 3.0 out of 5 by from New Content; but helpful Great content, however I would like to see more in arranging on the MK3. Thanks
Date published: 2018-05-21
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Beautiful for the basics Great course for the very basics of Maschine when just getting started. Much easier to learn Maschine when you know the layout and how to navigate the hardware and software before you get into its many capabilities.
Date published: 2018-04-30
Rated 3.5 out of 5 by from very helfull great videos but feel a bit serious, not much example, for me, show people the result first then show how to do it
Date published: 2018-04-18
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