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Re: Echoloop VST MIDI controller


I wish I could help you.

I've been using EchoLoop for over a year now and am perfectly comfortable 
controlling every aspect of it via MIDI.

But I don't use Abelton Live, so that kinda takes me out of the picture.

I just use MaxMSP - which is extremely flexible is setting up ways to 
control things.

I hope someone pipes up soon to help you.

Be patient,


On Feb 27, 2012, at 9:07 PM, Phil Clevenger wrote:

> Hey loopers,
> Anyone using the Echoloop VST maybe help me out  here?
> Running Echoloop VST inside Ableton, sending MIDI via Gordius LG.
> Having a knotty time of it, finally got some response from the VST but 
> only when using Ableton's MIDI mapping mode. So no matter what command 
> the LG is sending, if I've mapped it in Ableton, the control responds. 
> Fine, BUT that limits me to the VST controls that are exposed in the UI.
> Going back to the drawing board, I can find no way to get the VST to 
> respond to direct MIDI.
> There is likely a clue here in text from Matthias' manual, but I am not 
> sure what it means really:
> For the VST Parameters (accessed by the host...), its slightly different 
> since the knobs (CC in MIDI) are in the same list. So far only the real 
> buttons have a parameter. Power user want them all:
> - 8 real buttons
> - 34 virtual buttons
> - 4 knobs
> - 25 menu items
> I have the VST MIDI channel (BtnChan) set to 2, and sending commands via 
> channel 2 from LG. I've tried every possible setting off/on in the MIDI 
> prefs. In any case, Ableton is 'seeing' the MIDI incoming, but VST does 
> not respond (unless I succumb to Ableton MIDI mapping) :)
> What am I missing here?
> Many thanks in advance.
> Phil :)