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Re: How do you all do pitch shifting in performance?

Have a look at pitchwheel (there's a free demo).  It will shift when
it receives a midi note so this should work for you.  It is cpu

On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 12:49 PM, TripleOhNine <3x09@carlsonarts.com> 
> Thanks, guys.  More specifically, I want to sing a monophonic diatonic 
> melody and loop it, then be able to transpose it to any key using a 
> keyboard.  the original signal at the original pitch goes to the looping 
> device or plug in, and the keyboard sends the midi commands to the 
> device or plug in to tell it to what note(s) I want the loop transposed 
> to.   Even better, I want to create chord changes, or at least a bass 
> line that changes between I IV V and such, and capture that in another 
> loop so I don't have to build the harmonies one by one, or sing a bass 
> line three times, which can be pedantic.
> Is this clear?  Given this goal, which of the suggestions so far do you 
> think would be best for me to use?  I'd prefer a plugin by the way, if 
> possible.
> Michael Carlson
> 3x09
> On Oct 20, 2012, at 9:27 AM, Per Boysen wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 5:53 PM, Charles Zwicky 
>> <cazwicky@earthlink.net> wrote:
>>> There is a pitch shifter in mainstage, but it doe not have a feedback
>>> control.  You can set up a series of  auxes feeding auxes, but 
>>> mainstage wil
>>> mute the audio if it "detects feedback".
>> I use that one, "PitchShifter II", but always set to wet on a parallel
>> track due to the bad latency it induces. The latency of the pitched
>> shifted signal is still being delayed but at least the not pitch
>> shifted signal goes free from the extra latency. I use it set at -5 so
>> the shifted signal will be lower in pitch and allow the non pitched
>> signal to take the lead for fidelity and timing issues :-)
>> If you are looking for the feedback pitch shifting thing it is better
>> to get a third-party plugin that does it well, for example Expert
>> Sleeper's Crossfade Loop Synth or SoundToy's Crystallizer (I have
>> others too that I don't mention, these two are the best IMHO)
>> Greetings from Sweden
>> Per Boysen
>> www.perboysen.com
>> http://www.youtube.com/perboysen