Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by kb420 » Thu May 01, 2014 3:58 am

I just wanted to say that I am in love with Maschine so far. I will admit that the software is completely alien to me. The way that you have to go about doing certain things really has me questioning what the hell was on NI's mind when they were developing this software, but I guess that's to be expected after working solely in Live for so long. I'm getting past all of that, and loving how much I can use just the controller without using a mouse or keyboard. I got the Mk2/Komplete 9 deal, and the sheer amount of sounds is completely overwhelming.

All in all, this is good stuff, and I have plenty to keep me occupied for a long long time!!!!! :mrgreen:
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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by eyeknow » Thu May 01, 2014 7:24 am

That's kinda the way I feel about push for ableton. I get all the benefits of live, but with integration that allows me to use the mouse/keyboard less. It's not totally mouse/keyboard free though because I use "real" bass and guitar a decent amount of the time. But even still between the excellent impulse controls (thanks mbakirov) and push, I feel pretty connected.

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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by cmreal04 » Fri May 02, 2014 2:48 am

What the hell, Maschine Studio is going for $799 in May! For something I don't need its pretty tempting.
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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by kb420 » Fri May 02, 2014 2:52 am

cmreal04 wrote:What the hell, Maschine Studio is going for $799 in May! For something I don't need its pretty tempting.
I almost wish I would have waited a while. I paid that much for a Mk2, but it came with Komplete 9.
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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by astromass » Fri May 09, 2014 6:30 am

Can anyone please tell me what effects plugins are included with maschine 2/studio? I cannot seem to find a listing other than the few listed on NI's website.

I'm really hoping it comes with a delay and reverb effect, as I don't have any third party plugins.
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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by Tarekith » Fri May 09, 2014 1:47 pm

It definitely has delay and reverb, a new plate reverb too.

The $799 Studio pushed me over the edge too, should be here in a week or so :)

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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by astromass » Fri May 09, 2014 1:52 pm

Thanks a bunch, Tarekith.
I'm debating mk2 or Studio. Dang! Deep soul-searching going on over here! Lol
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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by 3dot... » Fri May 09, 2014 2:09 pm

love my mk2.. compliments live.. and sort of must have if you own komplete..
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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by david.barker » Fri May 09, 2014 2:14 pm

I really like Native Instruments and recently bought Maschine Mikro,a great bit of kit,sitting neatly on my desk.

The whole Maschine software, integrates well,in Live, and you can access all your Native Instuments libaries and such like within Maschine software or the hardware,which is really cool. :D

And of course Maschine 2.1.2 (latest update) is the same for all 3 hardware units.You can also control Live with N.I's Ableton Live template too!!

With the sale now on for the three, Maschine products,(think there are new models coming soon).I bought my Mikro more recently,oh well cannot have everything :D

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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by cmreal04 » Fri May 09, 2014 2:15 pm

astromass wrote:Thanks a bunch, Tarekith.
I'm debating mk2 or Studio. Dang! Deep soul-searching going on over here! Lol
I've seen the studio like new at retailers for $699, now that the price dropped.
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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by cmreal04 » Fri May 09, 2014 2:19 pm

deva wrote:
cmreal04 wrote:I use my rhizome for drums/percussion. I use the step sequencer to make a drum pattern, add variations, chain all 4 parts together, 16 bars total, and export to Live. I'll use the trigger in the same fashion, but without having to export and creating variations more on the fly as I expand on my melody etc via push.
Of course, do what you wish... but that seems like a lot of money to spend for the TFP just to do what Push already does...
Yeah, I just sold my push and pre-ordered the trigger finger pro last week. I work too sample based, the triggers a better option for me....
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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by delicioso » Fri May 09, 2014 7:31 pm

cmreal04 wrote:
astromass wrote:Thanks a bunch, Tarekith.
I'm debating mk2 or Studio. Dang! Deep soul-searching going on over here! Lol
I've seen the studio like new at retailers for $699, now that the price dropped.
It's not a price drop. Just a temporary sale until end of May.

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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by cmreal04 » Sat May 10, 2014 5:23 pm

delicioso wrote:
cmreal04 wrote:
astromass wrote:Thanks a bunch, Tarekith.
I'm debating mk2 or Studio. Dang! Deep soul-searching going on over here! Lol
I've seen the studio like new at retailers for $699, now that the price dropped.
It's not a price drop. Just a temporary sale until end of May.

Yeah I know, poor choice of wording. I was just referring to the price point right now...
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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by Tarekith » Sat May 10, 2014 7:35 pm

It's just a sale for their 5 year anniversary of Maschine, I highly doubt there's new ones coming so soon after releasing the new models.

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Re: Sitting on the Fence - Push or Maschine

Post by Tarekith » Fri May 16, 2014 2:31 am

Anyone out there have a Maschine Studio? If so, is there anything you DON'T you like about it and the new Maschine software? Very close to pulling the trigger on this (again, last week it was backordered so I cancelled), just curious if there's anything unexpected people ran into before I do.

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