Native Instruments Video: Announcing Maschine Studio and Maschine 2.0

Just saw this video on Create Digital Music’s “Hands-on Visual Tour: What’s New in Maschine 2 Software, Maschine Studio Hardware“ post and wanted to pass it along. Man the screens look gorgeous and NI really is doing some interesting things with the displays and the visual feedback. Watch embedded video If you'd like to following... Continue Reading →

New Native Instruments Maschine 2.0 Software + Maschine Studio Controller

Well I was just about to close the lid on my laptop and I saw the above photo on facebook page! Yes folks, that’s the brand new Maschine Studio. Well I jumped right over to their site and found a preview article loaded with photos and details of this new hardware along with details... Continue Reading →

Synth Performance Video: Behind-The-Scenes “Dark Signals” Soundcheck from 8/23/2013 Concert at Dairy Center for the Performing Arts

Here is a behind-the-scenes video from my August 23rd show at the Dairy Center for the Performing Arts in Boulder Colorado. The video was shot at my sound check by fellow performer and Electric Trombone player Darren Kramer using GoPro. The audio is from GoPro camera. At this show I’m using Abeton Live to do... Continue Reading →

NI Maschine Tip: Setting Default Plug-in Parameters for VST / AU

One of the best features of Maschine is it can host third party VST/AU plug-ins. Instruments and effects are assigned to modules at the pad, group, or master level. The plug-in parameters are exposed to Maschine in the order the manufacture specifies and auto-assigned to pages in groups of 8. You then use the left... Continue Reading →

Learning Maschine

Saintjoe from also runs the site He was kind enough to set me up with an account. I've spent a few weeks out on the site watching tutorials. I found the videos to be super informative and the quickstart 101,201 videos really shortenned my learning curve. Highly recommended if you want to get... Continue Reading →

On Board With Maschine

A quick post to mention I'm on on board with Maschine. The photo above is of my white Maschine MKII. The nice thing about being late to the party is that there are a lot of great tutorials and articles about maschine already. After a few weeks of use I've transcnended most of the worfklow... Continue Reading →

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