Boy, I have to agree -- it's Ã¼ber-geeky. Certainly do-able, for folks who enjoy getting under the hood. But that's yet more time siphoned off from music into technology.Been there, done that. It is messy, complicated and totally uncool.
yeah, I'd have to agree.I'm going to have to chime in on this one, an arp plug-in is waaaaaaay overdue.
I'm sure you already know this; but it's not hard to accomplish this in Logic. It only requires cabling the arpeggiator in between the Physical Input and To Sequencer object in the Clicks and Ports layer. By doing this, the arpeggiation will be captured when a track is recorded.You'd basically hold down chords on your Rec Enabled MIDI/softsynth channel and you would hear the arpeggiation.
But what was COOL about it was that when you hit stop and stepped into (their equivalent of the hyper-edit-window,) the played arpeggiated notes were there ready to be tweaked, edited or re-ordered or deleted by hand.
Once again, as you held down chords in real time, playing those long notes, you would hear then later SEE the actual arpeggiated notes in the edit window.
Pretty cool for an ancient program running in OS9.
Hey Mk, I'm gonna have to call that template up & check it out.
Yes, it is possible, and that is how the arp in the Compose Electronic template works. When the arpeggiator is on, it will arpeggiate the software instrument of the record-enabled track (of course, only while the sequencer is running). You may therefore simply record the MIDI output of the arpeggiator into that track, for further editing as you desired, or even reassign it to a different instrument altogether.Hey Mk, I'm gonna have to call that template up & check it out.
But if I may ask, is the Arp Object wired to simply record it's output to an audio channel?
I don't care so much about "printing the audio" of the VI producing the arp sounds, what I'd really like is to step into the Piano-Roll editor and "see" the arpeggiated notes, allowing me to apply different quantization (like more swing, for example,) or to delete or transpose notes quickly & easily.
So, just to clarify, is this possible in Logic 9?
Yup. Check out the part of Logic called the "Environment."
Ok, it could be more visually esthetic, but you have a lot of building blocks there to do a lot of things, that other DAW dont have...Yup. Check out the part of Logic called the "Environment."