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Re: Loop software with varispeed-thankyou

What you really want is OSC.


2008/11/19 Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com>:
>> andy butler schrieb:
>>> Varispeed by midi Note seems popular, I'd be thinking that if you had 
>>> you wouldn't need to restrict midi CC to discrete values, but that in
>>> addition
>>> an unquantised midi CC control would be useful.
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 10:12 AM, Stefan Tiedje
> <stefantiedje@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> If controlling pitch with CC, you need to do it with 14-bit precision. 
>> usuall Midi event aimed at that would be pitchbend btw...
>> 7-bit are not sufficient, especially with bigger ranges. 14-bit is sort 
>> ok...
> Stefan, at first sight I found your message difficult to understand
> because both MIDI PitchBend and all the MIDI CC's split the data range
> into 128 possible values. One might of course discuss whether this
> resolution really should be labeled "continuous" and I guess you were
> not meaning "MIDI CC" when you wrote "CC", but rather some other CC
> system with a higher resolution? If so, you're post makes sense.
> There are indeed other systems around for continuous control that
> offer much better resolution, but I doubt it would make sense to go
> into that for the cause of "making vibrato" or "performing virtual
> scratching" with audio loops. I myself use a higher resolution CC
> system when composing in Logic by painting automation graphs and in
> that context it really makes a difference, meaning you hear the
> smoother transition of sound. On the Repeater I also noticed that it
> was impossible to use MIDI CC's 128 steps to set up clean pitch
> intervals. Some intervals sounded out of tune and it wasn't possible
> to fix that because the musically correct MIDI CC value should have
> been somewhere between two steps. What a bummer! But when using semi
> tone note steps I've never had that problem, on the Repeater or any
> other looper that does pitch change.
> --
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