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Re: Drum machine set up for looping rack
Your email read "seperate track" therefore being misleading. You need to
think "out of the box".
I understand what you are doing, thanks for clarifying.
Denis Aldrich wrote:
> Dear Jim,
> Yes, I understand that under one pattern storage location, left and right
> outputs from pads are selected. These left/right outputs are quantized
> same with the same time signature of the pattern selected.
> Am I not correct that the patterns are not panned, but the pads are?
> With pads that can be panned individually full right and full left it is
> possible to construct a pattern for the left side and a pattern for the
> Still, you can have much different rythems going to the left and right
> sides. By fading from one side to the other, they will seem much
> and _seem_ to be seperate rhythems. Granted, they are stored in the same
> pattern location.
> Lets say we set up a 4/3 (thats 3 bars) pattern at a location with all
> panned left. This would be 12 quarter notes long. Lets assign unused
> the same sounds and pan them right. Now with the newly assigned pads play
> 3/4 time. Even though you have 4/3 selected for the pattern location
> one side is really playing this 4/4 time, while the other is playing 3/4.
> Now if we faded between left and right outputs it would blend 4/4 to 3/4.
> Just trying to think outside the box, Jim. By definition in the manual
> are very right. (except for I think the part about panning the patterns
> the pads are panned, not the patterns.)
> From: "Jim Schaefer" <email@example.com>
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: Drum machine set up for looping rack
> Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2001 14:48:41 -0600
> I also own a DR5. It does not allow for seperate rhythms playing
> continuously on left and right sides. You can program (x) amount of
> measures of one pattern, then (x) amount of measures of another pattern
> and pan them respectively.
> - Jim
> Denis Aldrich wrote:
> >Hello loopers,
> >In setting up my rack, I plan to use a sterio drum machine. A Dr-5 to be
> >specific. I am thinking of panning all drums either full right or left
> >within the drum machine. The outputs I plan to go into a crossfade
> >and then into their respective channels on the mixer.
> >With this setup I should be able to have a separate drum track on left
> >right, but able to blend from one rythem to another and back again with
> >their own individual effect chained in. At the mixer the inputs can be
> >center panned back or have a LFO control the pan. Has anyone done
> >like this? Does it seem to anybody else that this could be a neat way
> >blend rythem changes? The Dr-5 also has "fill to variation and fill to
> >original" options that would allow multipule "rythem pairs" to be used
> >one song. Should I or shouldn't I, that is the question. :-)
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