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Re: Echoloop VST MIDI controller

Make sure your MIDI note numbers are correct, and route your MIDI
directly to the audio track containing the instance of Echoloop VST -
You can do this with a MIDI track in Live.

(cf. Voit; 


On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 3:28 PM, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:
> Phil, try not taking the round-trip to first assign the Echoloop
> plugin's parmeters to Live's system and then assigning Live's system
> to your external physical control gear. Instead you could set up a
> direct MIDI path into the Echoloop and feed it directly from your
> external MIDI control gear. That's what the Echoloop is designed for.
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
> www.perboysen.com
> http://www.youtube.com/perboysen
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 4:25 PM, Ted Killian <tedkillian@charter.net> 
> wrote:
>> Phil,
>> 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,
>> Ted
>> 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 :)