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Re: Fw: EchoLoop in Live -- any lick MIDI mapping with the FCB1010?


Could you post those as "docs" on the Facbook page, too?




On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 9:16 AM, andy butler <akbutler@tiscali.co.uk> 
> hi Kris,
> Per's right.
> Ableton is a tech support nightmare because people really
> want to use midi-learn/midi-map.
> They don't help at all, you need to pass the midi straight through
> to the plugin.
> ...and the fcb1010 has to be programmed as if for a Hardware EDP.
> If you *have* got midi-learn stuff set-up then it can only interfere
> with how it all should work.
> Essentially, you just need to plug your virtual midi cable into the 
> plugin.
> (except that the UI in Ableton isn't all that user friendly).
> I'll send you a copy of my HOWTO off-list (it has screenshots that don't
> travel by mailing list).
> andy
> Per Boysen wrote:
>> Can't you change in Live how it should interpret the MIDI event,
>> momentary or not? If clicking down at the bottom of the MIDI learn
>> screen - I've done that a lot here.
>> But generally I think you will save a lot of unnecessary if you use
>> the EchoLoop as Mathias intended it - like a software EDP clone bound
>> to react with its actions to pre specified MIDI note events.
>> Greetings from Sweden
>> Per Boysen
>> www.perboysen.com
>> http://www.youtube.com/perboysen
>> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 2:26 AM, Boise Creative & Improvised Music
>> Festival <krispen.hartung@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I am going to post this here to see if anyone has figured out a 
>>> solution.
>>> Basically, I am sending notes from the FCB1010 to Live.  The cool thing
>>> is
>>> that in the looper's interface, and in Live, I can actually go into the
>>> MIDI
>>> map mode, click my mouse on the actual Record button in the looper
>>> interface, and Live will map one of my FCB1010 pedals to it. And I can
>>> see
>>> it trying to work when I press my FCB1010 food pedal.
>>> The problem is that when I do the mapping, in the parameters section of
>>> Live, for the looper (bottom of screen), it shows the parameter as a
>>> scale
>>> between 0 and 1, like a slider. When I press the button, it basically
>>> acts
>>> like a button press and hold, rather than a button press and release. 
>>>   I
>>> am
>>> thinking there must be something I can do in Live to re-interpret the
>>> FCB1010 notes data as a toggle and not a press and hold.
>>> On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 11:22 PM, Boise Creative & Improvised Music
>>> Festival <krispen.hartung@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Per, have you used Matthias' EchoLoop in Live yet?
>>>> It seems to load up fine, but I am noticing some strange things when
>>>> MIDI
>>>> mapping my FCB pedals to the buttons.  For example, when I map to the
>>>> Record
>>>> button, and press it, it seems to hold the button down and not 
>>>> release.
>>>>  I
>>>> am assuming there is a toggle parameter in the looper somewhere? I do
>>>> not
>>>> see it.
>>>> Kris