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

That's a different story.. there are few plugins that offer "clean" diatonic shifts, but it is possible to use pitch correction like Yamaha's "Pitch Fix" that way...

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

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