Discover Maschine’s full potential
In this 9-part intermediate course, ADSR instructor Stephen Ellestad gives you a thorough introduction to creative workflow with Maschine.
If you’ve got the basics of NI Maschine down and want to kick start your creativity, this course can help you make the most of Maschine’s flexibility and fluidity. Next Steps with Maschine is a follow up to Getting Started with Maschine, and walks you through the beat-making process, gives you creative and technical workflow options for building patterns, laying down parts and building up an arrangement with Scenes.
If you’re keen to integrate Maschine into your production workflow but have yet to discover its potential, this course is for you – find out everything you need to know to get started with Maschine today!
A thorough introduction to creative workflow for intermediate users on Maschine
In Next Steps With Maschine you will learn how to capitalize on Maschine’s inbuilt features in both a practical and creative music production workflow.
The course starts with a refresher on basic beat creation workflows and moves quickly into pattern creation and variations. As you progress you’ll learn how to build more complex arrangements and inject more creativity in the way you work.
A lesson on creating A& B sections shows you how to start producing corresponding parts like verse and chorus, building breakdowns and so on. It showcases how remarkably flexibile and fluid Maschine is in how you build things up and gives you the techniques to make full use in your own productions.
From there you’ll learn how to add layers & textures and finally how to export your arrangements so that whether you want to mix your track in another DAW or render it right out of Maschine, you’ll be all set to go!
- Over 70 Minutes of professional video instruction
- 9 indepth videos each demonstrating creative techniques for working with Maschine
> Introduction & Overview
> Basic Beat Patterns
> Laying in Additional Parts
> Adding Texture with Note Repeat & Chord Mode
> Building a Structure with Scenes
> Adding a B Section with Scenes
> Tightening Up the Arrangement
> Adding some Percussion Elements
> Finishing Up & Exporting
- Learn at your own pace, watch as many times as you need to learn the lessons
Over the course of 75 minutes you will break down the skills, knowledge and techniques you need to improve the way you work with Native Instruments Maschine.
About Your Tutor
Stephen Ellestad is a multi-instrumentalist producer, engineer and music educator. He has recorded and performed on bass with a wide range of artists – among them Clyde Stubblefield, Hanah Jon Taylor, Ron Holloway & Merl Saunders –to name just a few.
Alongside his jazz and funk work, Stephen works as a producer and mix engineer at his studio in Northern California, composing instrumental hip-hop, chillout and world influenced downtempo alongside original scores for film & television.
Stephen studied at the Media Institute (Madison, WI) and holds Pro Tools certifications in Music and Audio Post Production. He works extensively in Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, Ableton Live Studio, NI Maschine/Komplete and Celemony Melodyne.
New To Maschine?
This is course assumes a basic working knowledge of Maschine and is a follow on to Getting Started With Maschine – a 9-part course, that teaches you the basics of Maschine.
Suitable for absolute beginners and anyone wanting to fill the gaps in their knowledge of NI Maschine’s hardware and software. It covers everything from the fundamentals of the interface, to recording a drum pattern, right through to more advanced techniques using the software and hardware in combination.
If you’re looking for a complete walkthrough filled with Maschine tips and tricks, then check out Getting Started With Maschine