MASCHINE SAMPLING DOs & DON’TS
Do… experiment with samples and effects chains. Maschine makes it easy to add several plug-ins after a sampler. Try adding in delays, phasers, distortion and other creative effects after a drum hit or one-shot. Now go back to your original sample and tweak the controls. What happens now if you pitch it up an octave, move the start point or loop your hit? It’s great seeing the unpredictable results these changes can have on a creative effects chain.
Don’t… overlook Maschine’s Macros. Assigning multiple sampler parameters to a single rotary can be a great way to add a touch of sonic weirdness. For instance, add a chunk of audio into a sampler and see what happens when you tweak various combinations of pitch, start points, envelope and LFO settings. This can work particularly well with short looped hits and melodic sounds.