VST Plugins- audio in (Maschine 2)

Maybe I’m missing something, but when using Maschine as a instrument plugin, I can not for the life of me figure out how to route any Renoise audio to Maschine’s inputs… is that possible or does Renoise not recogonize VST audio ins?

Renoise 3.1 on windows

Running it as an effect should enable line input. Does machine support this mode?

If you then need to control an effect plugin with notes, you can create an alias: