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Creating Granular Textures Using Kontakt 5

Lesson description

Berklee Associate Professor Loudon Stearns demonstrates how to create complex granular textures using Native Instruments Kontakt and the Maschine controller. This type of technique is explored in the Berklee Online course Composing and Producing Electronic Music.

Learn how to: -Create custom instruments in Kontakt -Use the Tones sampler mode in Kontakt -Add effects in Kontakt -Control Kontakt parameters with external MIDI controllers -Edit the Maschine controller MIDI output -Use the Lag parameter in Kontakt modulation -Use the Pads on the Maschine controller to send MIDI CC messages -Create a playable granular texture perfect for an unusual background layer in a song

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