Introduction to Music Production with Maschine

Using Native Instrument’s brand new Maschine Mk 3, our music production basics with Maschine weekend course has been carefully planned to provide newcomers with an inspiring and solid introduction to hands-on composing and producing music, using Native Instrument’s leading Maschine software / hardware paradigm.

With Maschine Mk 3 / Maschine Jam and S25 controllers, the course is being delivered by one of our NI approved instructors and is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to create a track from scratch. You will learn the key concepts of Maschine and discover how to build beats, basslines, chord progressions, melodies and arrangements. You will also learn how to sample with Maschine as well as basic mixing principles.

Using a workstation equipped with an iMac, Maschine software, Komplete 11, Maschine Mk 3, Maschine Jam and S25 Keyboards, this weekend course is packed full of lectures, demonstrations, practical exercises and workshops, where you will benefit from one-to-one sessions with your tutor to discuss your projects.

By the end of the course, you will have a good understanding of Maschine and will have created a track from scratch.
Intro to Maschine Concept

Browsing + loading drum kits
Intro to the concept of step sequencing
Copying and developing drum patterns
Playing drums on pads, recording + quantizing
Note repeat

Sampling + slicing in Maschine
Loading your own samples

Loading in Instruments from the browser + setting the key
Programming a bassline using the Piano Roll + the new Bass Synth.
Using Maschine’s Chord Mode
Using the arpeggiator

Building an arrangement
Controlling basic synth parameters and recording automation
Adding FX and basic mixing
Exporting your track

Qualification – SSR Short Course Certificate
Duration – Weekend
Mode of Study – Part Time
Time of Study – Daytime
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