Category Archives: Drum Tips

Make your Drums Thicker in Maschine 2.0

In this Nativeinstruments Maschine 2.0 video tutorial we explain how to use an old mixing tip known as Parallel or NY Compression to get your drums to sound thicker/bigger/fuller in your mix. We use stock effects in this video but the same results can be achieved with whatever plugins you choose to use. 

Maschine 2.0 How to add Swing using Nudge

In this Nativeinstruments Maschine 2.0 video tutorial we explain how to add swing to your Drum groove using Record Quantize, Nudge and Note Repeat. This works on the Maschine Studio, Maschine MK2 and Mikro as well. Its especially good for getting some off timing drum tracks. 

Maschine 2.0 How to Resample layered sounds in Maschine Studio

In this follow up NativeInstruments Maschine 2.0 video tutorial we show how to resample inside of NI Maschine using a layered kick we created. This can be done on the Maschine Studio, Maschine MK2 and Maschine Mikro. 

Maschine 2.0 Easy way to Layer Drums

In this Nativeinstruments Maschine 2.0 video tutorial we explain an easy way to layer your drums on Maschine Studio, Maschine MK2 or Mikro using ADD feature which allows extra control over layered samples like, tune, gain, start and end points, pan and more. 

Program a Basic Drum Pattern with Maschine 2.0 Step Mode

In this nativeinstruments Maschine 2.0 Maschine Studio video tutorial we show how to sequence a basic drum beat using the new velocity sensitive step mode in NI Maschine 2.0. Learn how to quickly add kick, snare and hihat by selecting pads on the hardware. 

How to use Drum Synth to Build Kit in Maschine 2.0

In this nativeinstruments Maschine 2.0 video tutorial we show how to build a custom acoustic drum kit using the new Maschine 2.0 drum synth on the Native Instruments Maschine MK2. This is basic sound design but he goes in depth about adjusting pitch, decay, velocity, reverb, modulation and assigning choke groups to get a live drummer […]