Native Instruments Maschine Studio
Combining the hands-on, tactile experience of hardware with the limitless capabilities of software, NI’s flagship beat creator offers the very best of both worlds in an affordable, well-designed package. With its massive library, five premier drum synths, 24 pro-quality studio effects, and full versions of Massive, Reaktor Prism, Scarbee Mark I, and Solid Bus Comp, Maschine Studio delivers the tools to transform your every idea into polished, finished masters.
Seamless DAW integration ensures natural workflow between control surface and the exclusive Controller Editor software, allowing you to work comfortably while getting the most out of your rig. Maschine Studio's mixer lets you blend your tracks to perfection as you season to taste. It can even host your VST and AU plug-ins, freeing up horsepower on your computer and giving you extra flexibility. And Maschine Studio’s power isn’t limited to the studio environment - its MIDI clock/sync support makes it a beast on the road in any live situation.
Native Instruments Maschine Studio Groove Production Studio Features
- Two hi-resolution color screens for the fastest, most intuitive workflow for creative, computer-based beat production
- Highly-sensitive, multi-color pads provide ultimate feel in the thick of the beat
- Loaded with a vast 8 GB sound library
- Included are 8627 samples including 445 full drum kits, 388 multi-sampled instruments, 403 sliced loops, 1200 patterns, and 38 projects
- Five sonically-outstanding drum synths let you dial in an infinite range of custom sound from ultra-realistic acoustic hits to the hardest hitting electronic drums
- Includes MASCHINE 2.0 software, instruments, and new drum synths
- 24 pro-quality studio effects
- Dedicated edit buttons and an ultra-precise jog-wheel let you browse, edit, and arrange faster than you ever thought possible
- Hi-res color displays allow you to browse plug-ins, edit waveforms to arranging and mixing
- The left screen gives you a full overview of the sample or slice
- The right screen shows the section you’re editing in detail
- Parameter knobs directly under the displays let you tweak straight from the hardware
- Always shows you the full pattern or scene in the left display. The right display follows recorded events with precision
- Polish your tracks to perfection with Maschine 2.0’s audio mixer
- All-new Maschine 2.0 software features improved browsing, arranging, and sampling for the most responsive, fluid, and musical beatmaking experience ever
- Machine 2.0 mixer and plug-in strip deliver a new paradigm in instant visibility
- Sonically-outstanding drum synths and powerful effects let you design production-ready sounds with ultimate ease
- Enjoy ultra-tight integration with KOMPLETE 9 instruments and effects
- Full versions of MASSIVE, PRISM, SCARBEE MARK I, and SOLID BUS COMP are already on-board
On its Face
To maximize creative workflow, Maschine Studio’s elegant layout utilizes two full-color, 480 x 272 pixel high-resolution displays. These screens allow you to concentrate on the music without having to constantly re-focus between your computer and Maschine Studio to view its extensive set of features. The left screen gives a full overview while the right lets you dial in precise detail. Browsing is a breeze with thumbnails for each of the Komplete instruments, and when it comes to sample editing, you’ll be knocked out by the amount of precision and visual access to fine detail.
The 16 velocity-sensitive backlit multi-color trigger pads make groove and pattern creation a snap with their very musical layout and feel. Assignable to a variety of soft-synth parameters, the pressure sensitive pads transmit aftertouch and allow deep editing for exacting control and tweaking efficiency.
Maschine Studio employs eight handy touch-sensitive knobs to streamline navigation. Simply touch the knob and a tag cloud will appear on the display, eliminating the need to go foraging through a plethora of menu pages.
Output volume is easily regulated via a single volume control and analyzed with sixteen bright, detailed, segment stereo LED meters. There’s also an over-sized, multi-function jog wheel for data and scrubbing.
This Software pack some serious power!
Jam-packed with features, NI's included Maschine 2 software boasts improved browsing, arranging, and sampling. Add the new mixer, plug-in strip and exclusive drum synths, and you've got huge upgrades to what was already the toast of the beatmaking community.
We all know it’s all about the talent. But beyond that, it’s all about sound and this is where Maschine Studio really excels - 22 GB worth of incredible audio! There's a full suite of pro-quality sounds and effects, starting with Komplete 11 SELECT Instruments and Effects, eleven of Komplete's finest and most useful sounds and effects. The 25 high-quality onboard effects place your tracks in the proper atmosphere and space without squandering precious DSP resources. Five new outstanding drum synth plug-ins, designed exclusively for Maschine 2, provide dynamic flexibility and unparalleled sound.
Nothing Gets Left Behind
With Maschine Studio's formidable Import capabilities, you'll have access to the wide world of sample formats. Import REX2 and MPC sample formats, or any of your own samples and subject them to Maschine Studio's destructive editing features, such as its acclaimed offline timestretching and pitchbending with automatic beat detection.
Loaded with 8 GB of sounds, Maschine's software offers a wide variety of tonal color with a whopping 8627 samples. In addition to the five superb drum synths, you'll find over 2500 patterns, full drum kits, multi-sampled instruments, and sliced loops. You have everything you need to design world-class sound right out of the box!
Drums – Electronic and Acoustic!
A definite highlight of Maschine Studio are five magnificent monophonic drum plug-ins. Built exclusively for Machine 2, these multi-engine plug-ins deliver everything from startlingly real sounding acoustic drums to the best of electronica and dance. Create your own kits and tweak them to your heart’s content.
With nine engines dedicated to providing a variety of kick drum sounds, you’ll find the perfect fit to drive any track, from big and round to tight and punchy. Four engines provide tones from classic analog machines while the other five produce modern electronic kicks. These kicks are the sonic bottom needed to build a solid foundation for your track.
Similar to the kick, there are an additional nine engines dedicated to snare sounds. From the fat thwacks, tight pops, heavily filtered creations and more, choose from electronic or acoustic sounding snares to hammer home the beat. There’s even a separate clap engine that can create either electronic or acoustic claps.
Three different engines generate a lavish collection of hats covering just about every style. There’s a big selection of archetypal analog hi-hats in addition to digital hats that mimic some of history’s best beat boxes. You also have a number of robotic hats and from the new grain-based oscillator, the gritty and grimy.
From the warm, fat, percussive thud of a flawless acoustic drum to the unconventional and extraterrestrial, the three tom engines let you construct the perfect complimentary toms for your kit. Extensive parameter control gives you the ability to dial in perfection.
Completely covering the spectrum from the deepest boom and growl to the bell-like and metallic, the fractal engine offers a limitless sonic palate. Acoustic shakers and maracas are supplied by the shaker engine while the kettle engine provides plush, resounding timpani.
By now you’ve probably sensed a theme . . . the best of acoustic sounding instruments alongside classic drum machine sounds and the tweakable digital offerings! The ride engine continues that narrative and can even be adjusted to ring as if struck on its edge or bell.
Maschine 2.5 software’s advanced Perform FX universe of options let you place your track anywhere in the room or in the middle of an alien invasion. Eight complex multi-effects control motion, space, dynamics, modulation, and turntable effects, giving you options from subtle to beyond extreme!
Saturation and resonance combine with analog-modeled High, Low, and Band-pass filters for anything from light, natural filtering to extreme self-oscillating feedback.
The sweeping comb filter, created by adding an identical copy of the signal cyclically varying at the tightest of delays, gives you everything from subtle phasing to the most outlandish flanging and beyond.
As the name implies, Burst Echo provides the burst of delay followed by a rapid decay with willowy trails, immensely popular in dub genres. The versatile Burst Echo can add excitement and dynamics to any track.
An intricate trippy echo where saturation and feedback are taken to new levels. Anywhere from tight and punchy to a psychedelic tapestry.
With the additional plate reverb, hand-pick individual notes to place in a lush ocean of verb as they ring into infinity or add bell-like tones to your melody from this carefully chosen bank of ring modulators.
It's a beat-mangler like no other! Stutter's glitches, fills, and pitch bends redraw your pattern with creative, dynamic expressiveness. Originality at its finest, Stutter ensures the uniqueness of your groove.
Tremolo's multiple modes and Rate and Depth ranges offer up both tremolo and vibrato for that fifties and sixties guitar amp vibe. You can also use the Stereo knob to auto-pan through the stereo field for additional motion.
Recreate scratching from the glory days of Hip Hop and turntablism by incorporating authentic vinyl scratching effects. Wanting to take scratch FX in a new direction? Pitch shifted, effect laden, completely unnatural creations are waiting to be designed. Scratcher’s turntable effects can get pretty radical!
Includes Komplete 11 Select
Included with Maschine Studio, Komplete 11 Select provides outstanding instruments and effects covering a wide swath of styles and needs. Eleven of Komplete’s preeminent instruments were specially chosen to encompass the very best in each category.
A true titan among synth plug-ins, Massive brings together analog architecture with wavetable synthesis to create sounds with depth and force. Drive a track with the heaviest of bass or perform solos and melodies that ride triumphantly over the top of your mixes.
The beauty of Reaktor Prism lies in its sound shaping capabilities. A polyphonic modal synthesizer with unique tonal possibilities – glassy, steely, sweet or harsh, Reaktor Prism runs the gamut.
A throwback version of the great mono synths so prevalent in progressive, disco and dance, Monark brings this essence to Reaktor. Possessed with an unwavering drive to recreate every nuance of these classic legendary synths, NI engineers have gone through great pains to make Monark authentic, whether you’re in need of deep, fat bass or a killer lead line.
If there’s one instrument that comes in handy in just about every type of music, it’s the acoustic piano. In The Gentleman you’ll find a luxurious, balanced upright piano with a warm, creamy tone that wraps its arms around you.
Billed as a “first-of-its-kind sonic laboratory”, Drumlab combines top-flight acoustic samples with the cutting edge electronic to form a truly unique palate. Drumlab covers styles from classic to those yet to be invented.
Retro Machines MK2
Retro Machines MK2 fires up the way-back machine to bring you 20 legendary 70’s and 80’s vintage instruments. Feel the history and nostalgia as the best of yesteryear is made new again for the world’s leading sample platform, Kontakt 5.
They just don’t make them like they used to. That’s why Vintage Organs brings them back for you - all the classic organs that you know and love, right at your fingertips.
Feel immersed in the culture of the continent. Build your atmosphere with animated percussion and textured melody, solo or polyrhythms, with West Africa’s instinctive pattern sequencer.
Scarbee Mark I
A time-capsule of an iconic electric piano. Lovingly sampled by NI’s engineers, Scarbee Mark I brings back the warmth and heart of this classic.
Solid Bus Comp
Modeled after legendary bus compressor from a famous British console, Solid Bus Comp is your secret weapon for “gluing” your mix together across the stereo bus. Check out how it adds punch to drums and fattens and widens instruments – all while smoothing out the rough spots in your mix.
Not one, but TWO powerhouse delays plus a specialized diffusion algorithm make Replika the perfect effect for adding depth and space to your mix.
Can’t get enough? Native Instruments has you covered with Maschine Expansions! These exclusive expansion packs are formulated to work within Maschine Studio, Maschine, Maschine Jam and Maschine Mikro, and are comprised of multi-sampled instruments and new presets for your Complete Instruments and one-shots and matched kits for your drum synths. Available at a dealer (or computer) near you.
Out Now … Maschine 2.6.5!
Get the latest free update via Native Access and enjoy the benefits of Ideas View. Take a break from the timeline to try out different elements and see how they gel, independent of the time line. Beats, vamps, fills, melodies, kits, groups – load and audition them until you find the perfect combinations.