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Maschine studio and ableton live 9 configuration notes

How to setup maschine studio as controller in ableton live 9?

1) Install updates to controller editor.

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2) Watch tutorial video and have some fun:)

3) To use ableton and maschine simultaneuosly, without a need to opening multiple instances of vst maschine and losing original maschine pad sensitivity

4) To record  audio from maschine to ableton for mix

a) Create new audio tracks with audio input set to external instrument. Keep audio output to master

b) On external instrument select “sends only”  and set audio output to to recently created audio channel

Shortcuts for control surface:

shift+channel – > switch between maschine and ableton control mode:

hold group h + pad – > stop playing particular track on ableton

in pattern mode:

mute + pad # – > mute track #

solo  + pad # – > solo track #

in pad mode:

side buttons under knob -> change octave

bass note +  knob ->  shifts all notes by semitone

navigate mode:

Remember to MIDI arm instrument

Use side buttons under main knob  to select mode e.g. edit, channel, tune, swing.

Device mode:

use focus to  switch views from piano roll to mixer, session view and browser

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