Native Instruments are back with another software update for Maschine, adding some new pattern recorder features. Maschine seems to inch closer and closer towards becoming a full-blown DAW with each new improvement, and whilst NI makes no mention of this it’s cool to see Maschine’s development team make improvements commonly used in DAW platforms.
We copped the new Magnetic Coast Expansion Pack from Native Instruments, so in this video, we’re gonna dive right in, check some sounds out and make a beat using Maschine. This will be a 2-part video series and in the second video we’ll take the
Something that is little known and doesn’t seem to receive the attention it should (at least in my opinion anyway) is Maschine’s ability to control hardware synths right from the controller. Native Instruments has created stacks of presets from different synth manufactures all with pre-mapped
Just about any environment can be a creative and musical playground. In continuation of our Office Beats video where we took to the office sampling staplers, folder drops, toaster pops, hand dryers and more, we thought it’d be fun to take this concept to the
Since its inception, Native Instruments’ Maschine has been one of the foremost hybrid hardware/software music production systems, designed to harness the power of your laptop through a dedicated controller. Providing far more functionality than simply finger-drumming, Maschine’s 16 coloured pads have become iconic, and featured
When creativity strikes and you’re in need of a beat, sound effect or any other musical sonics, you can quite literally turn any surrounding into a musical playground, the only limitation being your imagination. To prove this theory, we took to the office with a
Side-chain compression is a technique that’s featured on hundreds of tracks throughout the last 2 decades. It’s an approach that is known for producing that ‘pumping’ sound in many forms of electronic music, most commonly heard on bass lines. It’s a very useful tool for
As we reported early last year Native Instruments was to Join the Loop and Sample Market with “Sounds” and with the subsequent release of the Maschine 2.8 software, it has now become a reality, making it easier to get content from Sounds.com. Sounds.com is one