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Re: All tracks command in Mobius

Just want to add that with my system you can do a "fade out all
tracks" by simply one pinky slide on the lappy to hit the five keys.
There is no risk of hitting a key twice because when a fade script has
started running it will run until the level is zero.

I also keep a little hand mixer of five MIDI faders for instant manual
track level control. But the tendency is that I use that less - almost
never these days. The fader I use a lot though is the one for
Secondary Feedback - you should drink the Secondary Feedback ale man,
it's the Holy Graal of Loop Wine!!! It lets you dig out neat audio
pockets in the mud for your "substitute stuff" and a lot more.

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen

On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:
> I support Jeffs advice to work the track level instead of feedback.
> Because what if you fun loops of different length? In that case the
> shorter loops will fade out faster by feedback.
> I use a variation of Jeff's script (big thanks to Jeff for helping my
> setting that up once upon a time!) but I actually never got around to
> implement a "fade all" switch. The simple reason is that it is more
> creative to have all track fades instantly accessabel and less for
> your brain to keep track on. Since the fade out time is something like
> 30 seconds with my script it is not an issue that it might take one or
> two seconds to hit the five switches that kick off the fade for the
> tracks. (I use maximum five tracks). I have two ways to go; either I
> scroll into my Gordius Little Giant's Bank 6 to tap my toe five times
> or I use hand on the lappie's upper row (located under the number keys
> to indicate track numer) "BAM-BAM-BAM-BAM-BAM... done!
> I'll paste in the script I'm using below, if you want to try and
> compare. Mine fades a little faster since I'm using "Wait msec 100"
> instead of "Wait msec 50" - only because it suits my music better,
> every player might have his own view on what fading speed to use.
> Another useful part of the script I'm using is that it remembers the
> level it started fade out from and in case you kick the same switch
> again - when the level is zero - the track will begin fading back in
> to restore the original track level. That's a cool performance
> feature; you can fade in or out any track with a parallel loop while
> playing.
> Oh, finally a word on the track assignment for the script: I do that
> with Scope (there's a drop-down menu) in Mobius MIDI Control window
> (the secret room where we perform those MIDI Learn To rituals).
> ______________
> !name Fade In Or Out
> Message Fade In Or Out
> Variable track lastLevel
> Variable track running
> if running
>    Message Script already running
> else
>   set running true
>   if output = 0
>     while output < lastLevel
>       set output output + 1
>       Wait msec 100
>     next
>   else
>     set lastLevel output
>     while output > 0
>       set output output - 1
>       Wait msec 100
>     next
>   endif
>   set running false
> endif
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
> www.perboysen.com
> http://www.youtube.com/perboysen
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 3:46 AM, Jeff Larson <jeff.larson@sailpoint.com> 
> wrote:
>> For your "hey all you tracks" question, the global fade is complicated 
>> because we have to make gradual changes to the tracks over a period of 
>> time.  If you want to instantly make all tracks do something it's 
>> easier.  Here is one example:
>> !name Reverse All Tracks
>> for *
>>    Reverse
>> next
>> Jeff
>> ________________________________________
>> From: William Walker <Billwalker@baymoon.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 8:35 PM
>> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>> Subject: All tracks command in Mobius
>> Hey there Mobius Ninja's,
>>  I like to end pieces on a fade when i use My looperlative LP-1 , and 
>> yet in Mobius, there doesn't appear to me an "All Tracks"  command  I 
>> can initiate so that i can the reduce the feedback for a natural fade 
>> out.  I assume its some kind of script and someone mentioned " 
>> Focuslock" as a way to tell all the tracks to do something, but I would 
>> rather it be a simple "all track" command and not tied to something 
>> else, because sometimes I like to tell all the tracks to fade away 
>> (reduce feedback), sometimes to all drop an octave, sometimes to all go 
>> in reverse, sometimes to do the hocky pocky, and I don't really want to 
>> create a different command (and different midi preset) for each 
>> possibility, so a single command that says "hey all of you tracks , get 
>> ready for the next command. Is this possible?
>>  Thank you kindly
>> Bill