maschine controlling ableton live

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greenscreens
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maschine controlling ableton live

Post by greenscreens » Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:48 pm

what are the options out there for software to use the maschine to control ableton. ive seen NI's offerings but just wondering if there was something out there that was more useful

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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by Mister36 » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:43 pm

What do you mean?

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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by djlimbs » Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:04 am

maschine can work wonders with live.

the LED + pages of buttons + knobs is so clutch..one of my setups is:

buttons:
page 1 - launch clip ala APC/launchpad style (i have a 1x8 rectangle that can move around)
page 2 - arm track
knobs"
page 1 - track volume
page 2 - macros

then all those side buttons can be midi mapped/re-programmed w/ Bomes too and the pads feel super nice.

overall Maschine is my favorite surface controller for Live. all it needs is a mini keyboard companion (akai lpk or korg microkey) and ur set! wish it was a bit smaller tho

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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by greenscreens » Thu Jan 20, 2011 1:43 am

has anyone made any templates that goes beyond what native instruments offers for ableton control?

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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by Winterpark » Thu Jan 20, 2011 2:58 am

i altered one of maschine's templates to fit the mpd24 control surface a while back... giving it drum racks and "blue hand" macros support.

still want to work on it a bit more... but it does the trick for now.
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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by condra » Fri May 06, 2011 3:34 pm

anyone know how I get "blue hand" control with Maschine?

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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by 33tetragammon » Fri May 06, 2011 8:43 pm

condra wrote:anyone know how I get "blue hand" control with Maschine?
use the ' mackie mode'

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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by condra » Fri May 06, 2011 8:48 pm

I don't know how to do that. Just bought Maschine yesterday, but thanks for pointing me in the right direction :D

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Post by 33tetragammon » Sat May 07, 2011 11:23 am

condra wrote:I don't know how to do that. Just bought Maschine yesterday, but thanks for pointing me in the right direction :D
you can access that by using the 'controller editor' application.
For Maschine templates (for use with the 'controller editor' application) look here :

http://www.native-instruments.com/forum ... hp?t=82226

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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by condra » Sat May 07, 2011 12:19 pm

Thanks man.

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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by fragmentated » Sat May 07, 2011 6:01 pm

I made a user remote script back when I got machine. It can be found in post #35 here:

http://www.native-instruments.com/forum ... 226&page=3
New Live Template
This utilizes the user remote script with live. It is for basic controls and does not launch clips. It has drum racks, macros, sends, and volumes mapped

Group A of the pads maps to the current drum rack. The other Groups go chromatically up always with C on pad one.

Transports are all mapped. Restart = Loop and Erase = Stop

There are 4 pages of knobs.

-One is for the 8 Macros. The eight buttons correspond to the eight banks for the knobs. The Browse/Sampling buttons are for Previous and Next bank.

-Another page is for the 8 volumes with the corresponding buttons for track arm.

-The last two pages are for Send A and Send B. The buttons do nothing on these pages but are labeled 1-8 for reference.

There are 2 files in the zip. One is the Maschine Template and one is to put in the Ableton user remote script folder

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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by o0o » Sun May 08, 2011 1:52 am

what is blue hand control?













rabbits like blue hands
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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by rosti » Mon May 09, 2011 6:03 am

Is the "red square" there yet?

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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by Klinikal » Mon May 09, 2011 7:33 am

rosti wrote:Is the "red square" there yet?
That and device/macro controls with parameter names are the most missing parts from official NI remote script.

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Re: maschine controlling ableton live

Post by Spectrumdisco » Mon May 09, 2011 9:12 am

Even with these missing it is an awesome piece of kit

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