Chapter 1 : The Basics
Take a guided tour of the Maschine hardware interface that tightly integrates with the included software.
Take a guided tour of the Maschine desktop software.
Get under the hood and figure out how to set up your Maschine to get the most out of it. This includes setting up audio, MIDI and preferences.
See how to use the browser to navigate around projects, instruments, patterns, effects and samples.
If you're in a hurry and need to find things fast, here are some tips and tricks for speeding up your workflow.
A short video explaining the benefits of 64 Bit mode and how to make sure you are working in 64bit mode both in Mac and PC.
Chapter 2 : Working with Samples
In this video find out how to create drum kits by dragging and dropping sounds.
In this tutorial you'll learn how to bring in a loop, edit it, slice it and then automatically create a pattern.
Find out how to quickly build an instrument by dragging in samples from your desktop.
Find out how to sample from within your DAW using the powerful sampling engine. There are several ways to make life easy, Russ shows you how.
How to sample an instrument from within your DAW and then map it to create a great sampled instrument.
Find out how to use the powerful synth engine within Maschine's sampler to take sounds to a whole new level.
Chapter 3 : Building Beats
A hit n run on how to create a pattern fast - perfect for those who just want to get up and running quickly.
See an in-depth tutorial on putting a pattern together from scratch.
In this video find out how to take your patterns and build a complex song arrangement.
Discover how to use the menus and shortcuts so you can assemble songs fast!
Want to arrange your songs on the fly? Well you can! Russ shows you how to build an arrangement that's flexible and can be used live.
Give you beats some swing using grooves. In this tutorial we look at applying swings to the Master, Group and even individual parts.
Chapter 4 : Exporting Audio and MIDI
Find out how to get the audio from Maschine into the Logic timeline, there are several workflows and Russ shows you all of them.
See all the different ways how to get the audio from Maschine into the Pro Tools time-line.
Need to export your Maschine MIDI into Logic? This short tutorial shows you all the ways possible.
See how to export MIDI from machine into Pro Tools.
Chapter 5 : Routing Audio
Find out how to route audio from Maschine into separate tracks within your DAW.
Explore Maschine's complex and powerful internal routing options and how to get the most from them.
Chapter 6 : Working with Effects
Learn to use Maschine's built in effects both as inserts and sends for maximum flexibility without overloading your computer.
Want to use an effect in Maschine on another track in your DAW? Russ shows you a cool trick that allows Maschine's effects to be used on anything!
Take control of your effects and automate all of their controls to drive them to the max.
Combine all the skills and tricks you've obtained about Maschines effects to create a very cool tape stop and stutter effects.
Discover how to take drum sounds and convert them into cool synth sounds using Resochord.
There's plenty of bite and dirt in the effects within Maschine. Find out how to take your drums and give them a filthy edge.
Unleash the power of FM synthesis and filters to create new sounds that have the edge.
See how to easily use 3 party VST and AU plug-ins within Maschine.
Chapter 7 : File Management
Don't lose a single thing by following these steps on saving your projects, patterns, groups and sounds!
A short video showing how to ensure that you move all parts of a project complete with samples so you can take it to another studio etc.
Chapter 8 : Mapping and Assigning
See how easy it is to use the supplied software to map your hardware to any MIDI instrument or plug-in.
Discover how you can map your most used controls to Macros and get to them fast.
Chapter 9 : VI Instruments and REX Loops
In this fantastic series, music tech master Russ Hughes takes you deep inside the software of the Native Instruments MASCHINE & MASCHINE MIKRO music production powerhouses.
Russ begins your journey with detailed overviews, setting preferences, using the browser, and how to drag & drop sounds. He then moves onto sampling, creating instruments and patterns, using the built-in synth, arranging, exporting audio and MIDI, using effects, automation, plug-ins and so much more.
MASCHINE is truly a full featured, professional music production tool. If you wanna rock it, Russ will show you how.
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