Using Native Instruments Maschine Mk 3, this 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.
Want to get deeper into electronic music production? You may be interested in our Contemporary Music Production Industry Diploma course.
- 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
PRICE: Single Payment – £300
DATES & TIMES: Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm. Next start date: Saturday 25th April 2020
BASED IN: Dedicated Native Instruments Suite
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: No formal entry requirements
QUALIFICATION GAINED: SSR Short Course Certificate