Uncertainty Principle of Ableton and MicroKorg

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Uncertainty Principle of Ableton and MicroKorg

Post by miekwave » Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:54 pm

I am programming my own "Analog" patches to duplicate some of my MicroKorg Sound presets.

Using microKORG sound editor (should) make this a painless task since I can see all parameters and proportionally scale MicroKorg parameters with Analog Parameters/Effects accordingly the save.

Sounds easy right? I should have known better, it's too good to be true. I totally forgot about my theory which I would like to call the MiekWave Uncertainty Principle of Ableton and MicroKorg:
1) You can know, edit, test MicroKorg settings in a Editor/DAW environment by itself as long as Ableton is not Running and 2) You can run Ableton and have it playback MicroKorg sounds, but not know MicroKorg parameter settings.

I get the following error when trying to open my MicroKorg presets and attempt to scale parameter values to Ableton "Analog" instrument.

"ERROR: Can't Recieve MIDI Message from the Device {MicroKORG}""


Someone please prove my theory wrong!
Check out some of my soundtracks. Also Ableton Live Performance video.


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Re: Uncertainty Principle of Ableton and MicroKorg

Post by theophilus » Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:01 pm

they're both trying to open the same midi port; midi ports are exclusive so they can't both own the port.

you can use something like loopbe or midiyoke though, i think, to accomplish this.

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