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Re: Is it Ableton Live - or is it me?
Lurking here with my MacBook and Live 5.2 is running stable with much
better CPU! I have 2 EPDs I am looking forward to syncing up with
Live. Any reports on that? Particularly how well are the EDP sync
functions working with Live's midi clock? Per? Rick?
On 6/6/06, Joshua Carroll <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Excellent! Man, I wish I could get in there and watch how you set that
> and use it. My imagination is going crazy, but at this point my brain
> still feels a bit overloaded. Much studying left to do!
> >> A. "AUTO BPM DETECT"
> > If I understand it right what you want to do, it seems to be an issue
> > our own Rick Walker has carried to Ableton more than once...to no
> > If
> > you want to record something in Live, you have to set a tempo first.
> > Workaround: use a looping plugin in Live.
> >> B. SHORTCUT KEYS FOR "RECORD HIGHLIGHTED LOOP NOW"
> > Frankly, this hasn't been an issue for me because I use Mobius for all
> > "classical" looping stuff - Live works both as a host for me and as a
> > sample/MIDI clip recorder in its own right. But if I want to record
> > something, it's arming that track (which I do using my BCR2000),
> > the scene (using two switches on my FCB1010) as you suggested, and then
> > pressing "play" on the respective track (which takes up one switch per
> > track
> > - spanning two banks of my FCB1010).
> > And then Jushua Carroll asked:
> > "Is anyone here actually using Mobius with Live?"
> > As Per already pointed out, some of us do - one of them is me.
> > My current setup: half the tracks of Mobius are fed to one channel of
> > each. There are different Quantize and Sync setups for the Mobius track
> > pairs (combinations of No Quantize, No Sync and Quantize to Cycle,
> > Host Beat). Each of the Live channels for Mobius has its dedicated
> > strip containing EQ3, CompressorI, MadShifta, Scrubby and SupaTrigga.
> > There's one MIDI track which routes the input from my FCB1010 (of which
> > three banks are dedicated to control Mobius; the bank layout is like:
> > tap tempo, metronome, scene up/down etc., 1,2 - start clip, 3,4 - stop
> > clip,
> > 5-7 - Mobius, 8 - Mobius main functions combined with EXP assignment
> > Amplitube, 9 - Amplitube).
> > I use Mobius for all the more advanced looping things (meaning tracks
> > where
> > I want to be out of sync with the beat, overdub, reverse, insert or
> > whatever
> > cool possibilities there are) and Live for everything "record it and
> > let it play without messing with it" (except for any plugins on the
> > which mess with it), and of course for everything MIDI.
> > Rainer