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Maschine MK3 - New Features & Review

maschine review Sep 19, 2017

Let me know what you think of the new MK3 and ask questions in the comments below.

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Maschine Jam Video First Look

maschine review Sep 27, 2016

Something special arrived in the post today! Here's a quick first test. I'll have more details on this after I've spent some more time working with it. Ask me any questions in the comments! 

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Top 8 Things About The New Maschine JAM

maschine review Aug 16, 2016

Big news today! Native Instruments launched a new Maschine unit called JAM. Does this mean we should ditch our old ones? Turns out, maybe not.

The new Maschine resembles something like the Ableton Push but designed for the Maschine software. Its 8x8 grid appears to give you a tactile hardware version of Step Sequencing, Mixer, Keyboard/Chord performance, and Scene/Pattern switching.

but, my favorite things are...

1- NO SCREEN

This may seem counterintuitive but it actually speeds things up. Well, as long as it's functions/lighting are well designed. and yes, they do indeed appear to be. Things are just put in the right place, and the light up pads tell you all you need to know. Systems like this are faster, and more like a real instrument.

2- SMART STRIP CONTROLLERS

They control the new performance FX well, and the led meters easily indicate their status at all times. Notes feature means that it's even possible to use the strips to play melodies and chords.

3- BACK LIT COLOR PADS TO...

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