Create Amazing Sample Performances In Maschine With This Sample Start Trick

By playing with the sample start time of a sample, the note repeat and mod wheel controls, it's possible to create some cool stutter-style sample sequences in Maschine. Find out how in this video.  

Maschine has some amazing features that make it one of the best combined hardware / software production solutions around. In this short video from the course Maschine 201: 10 HOT TIPS (that you can't live without), Maschine expert Matt Cellitti dives into the detail of working with sample start times, showing how you use this sample manipulation technique to take your creativity off in new and possibly unexpected directions. 

Matt shows that by using a combination of the sample editor and the mod wheel on the hardware it's possible to get hands-on, real-time control over the trigger method used to play the sample. In practice what this means is that you can creatively stutter and change samples quite easily, especially when combined with the note repeat tools to make something cool sounding. Check out the other videos in the course to discover even more advanced Maschine tips!

Watch the full course Maschine 201: 10 HOT TIPS (that you can't live without) in the Ask Audio Academy here.

Maschine 201: 10 HOT TIPS (that you can't live without) 

NI Maschine is much more than a controller/software hybrid. It’s an instrument. And like any instrument, there is always something new to discover, new things to practice, new techniques to master, and new sounds to experiment with. NI Product Specialist and trainer Matt Cellitti draws from his vast knowledge and experience to show you a collection of powerful tips that will sharpen up your Maschine chops and spark your creativity!

In this advanced “HOT TIPS“ course, Matt opens up his bag of tricks and reveals the best ones to you. Join him, and learn some sophisticated mixing and routing techniques, extremely cool sampling and recording tips, and incredibly useful and powerful workflow strategies. It only takes one production trick to spark a creative idea, here you’ll find 10 of the best.

So sit back, and get ready to energize your brain with these exclusive Maschine tips. If you love working with Maschine, this collection of power-user tips and tricks is a must view!

Watch the full course Maschine 201: 10 HOT TIPS (that you can't live without) in the Ask Audio Academy here.

Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More


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