[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: Loop software with varispeed-thankyou

Yep. :-)

On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 11:33 AM, Os <os@collective.co.uk> wrote:
> What you really want is OSC.
> os.
> 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 of
>>> 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.
>> --
>> Greetings from Sweden
>> Per Boysen
>> www.boysen.se (Swedish)
>> www.looproom.com (international)
>> www.myspace.com/perboysen
>> www.stockholm-athens.com
> --
> os@collective.co.uk
> http://www.darkroomtheband.net/
> http://www.expert-sleepers.co.uk/