Getting Started With Maschine JAM
Create your own groove and discover a new potential for auditioning sounds, developing ideas and ultimately, laying down killer beats and sequences using Maschine JAM.
In this 18-part course, ADSR instructor Stephen Ellestad takes you through all the features and functions of the Maschine JAM controller and the 2.5 update so that you can take the guesswork out of operation and plow it into creation.
If you’re looking for a complete walkthrough filled with professional insights and proven creative techniques, this course is just what you need! Get a fresh perspective on groove creation and sequencing – find out everything you need to know to get started with Maschine JAM today!
MAKE THE MOST OUT OF YOUR STUDIO TIME With Professional Insights And Proven Creative Techniques For Maschine JAM!
Are you looking for a completely new approach to groove creation and sequencing with Maschine? The Maschine JAM controller – combined with 2.5 functions that significantly extend the Maschine feature set, offers a new perspective on Maschine as a platform and creative tool. This course helps you make creative potential a reality.
Make every Maschine session an exciting and productive experience. In just under 2 hours, you will master the fundamentals of Maschine using the JAM controller with special focus on the new features specific to this hardware. Be the first to master Notes Mode, Perform FX, Snapshot Morphing and more. Explore features and functions that are significantly improved by the JAM controller – including the extended capabilities of Keyboard mode, Piano Roll sequencing and the Arpeggiator.
- 113 Minutes of professional video instruction
- 6 modules broken down into 18 indepth videos each demonstrating critical elements of working with Maschine JAM
> Introduction to Maschine JAM
> Recording Basic Beats & Rhythms
> Melodics and Pitch Based Elements with JAM
> Arranging with JAM
> Mixing with JAM
> Performance Tools
- Learn at your own pace, watch as many times as you need to learn the lessons
Whether you’ve just cracked the box open or you’re looking to pick up a new Maschine JAM and want to find out just what it can do. This course will help you lay the groundwork to a productive connection with JAM and Maschine 2.5 Software.
- Module 1 – Introduction to Maschine JAM
> Course Introduction and Overview
> JAM Controller Tour
> Using the Browser and Basic Functions
- Module 2 – Recording Basic Beats & Rhythms
> Recording a Basic Beat
> Adding parts with Note Repeat
> Working with the Step Sequencer
- Module 3 – Melodics and Pitch Based Elements with JAM
> Keyboard Mode
> Piano Roll Sequencing
> Scale & Chord Mode
> Arpeggiator Basics
> The Variation Engine
> Notes Mode
- Module 4 – Arranging with JAM
> Arranging Overview
> Looping, Arrange & Perform Grid
- Module 5 – Mixing with JAM
> Levels, Panning & Sends
> Control & Automation Basics
- Module 6 – Performance Tools
> Perform FX
> Lock Mode & Snapshots
This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of JAM from the ground up, and leads into a further sequence of courses dealing with specific workflows and creative techniques with JAM, Komplete, and integration with other instruments and tools.
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.