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Re: EDP, DirectMIDI, quant, 8ths

Cool, Phil! I've seen German singer Michael Shiefer sending SySex into
two EDPs with no glitches. http://youtu.be/zzdFnZIpYCA. Nice to hear
you got it working now.

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen
www.looproom.com internet music hub

On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 9:05 PM, Phil Clevenger
<phil.clevenger@gmail.com> wrote:
> Mark, and Per,
> Yes, Program Changes for EDP preset changes are the basis for the 
> controller setup. But I find there are too many permutations of possible 
> presets for that to be the complete solution. 5 or 6 basic workflows, 
> then each wants some quant or 8ths or swichQuant or Insert variation, 
> too  much hunting and pecking.
> So, two more levels I have added to my 5 or 6 basic preset workflows:
> 1) Virtual Parameter button: each patch on my FC 300 includes not only 
> preset program changes, but a parameter button, so that worst case I can 
> do with my feet what I used to do with my hands :)
> 2) Control Switches: Depending upon the workflow (glitching, 
> quantSubstitute, unrounded mult, stutter, etc), there are usually a 
> couple of salient needs that are related to the context. For instance, 
> quantSubstitute may want the ability to quickly move between 8th 
> settings. So I make those available on Control Switches for that 
> patch... and in that example, the SysEx string is what i needed to get 
> that, as there is no directMIDI for the 8th values. I have 4 control 
> switches available currently: I  use two for global needs common to 
> every patch (for me) : Set Start Point and QuantMIDIStartSong, then the 
> other two are set up on a per-patch basis as described.
> This setup scheme seems to get me to where I want to be with a minimal 
> amount of tap dancing 90% percent of the time. Hooray !
> Phil :)
> On Jul 13, 2011, at 3:54:54 AM, Mark Francombe wrote:
>> I Think the way these function are supposed to be controlled using the 
>> EDP methodology
>> is to save them as presets.... But sounds like you're well on the way 
>> to developing an
>> awesome set up. I would love to swap one of my edps for a LP1... And go 
>> for a system like you!!!
> On Jul 13, 2011, at 4:24 AM, Per Boysen wrote:
>>> On Jul 12, 2011, at 12:00 AM, Phil Clevenger wrote:
>>> I am discovering that LoopIV in the EDP does not seem to have a way to
>>> directly  control 8ths/Cycle, Quantize, or SwitchQuant.
>>> How are you folks controlling these params with your MIDI controllers?
>> BAck when I was using an EDP I mocked up a bunch of presets with
>> different useful combinations of those settings and then I simply sent
>> external MIDI Program Change from my pedalboard to call up the preset
>> needed at any moment.
>> Greetings from Sweden
>> Per Boysen
>> www.boysen.se
>> www.perboysen.com
>> www.looproom.com internet music hub