Groove Pool Controls - Base

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matthewnovachis
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Groove Pool Controls - Base

Post by matthewnovachis » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:14 pm

Can anyone put into plain language what the Base parameter does for Groove file functionality? Here is what the manual says...
Thank you!
Matt

Base — The Base chooser determines the timing resolution against which the notes in the
groove will be measured. A 1/4 Base, for example, means that the positions of the notes in
the groove file are compared to the nearest quarter note, and all notes in any clips that are
assigned to that groove will be moved proportionally towards the positions of the groove
notes. At a base of 1/8th, the groove’s notes are measured from their nearest eighth note.
Notes in the groove that fall exactly on the grid aren’t moved at all, so the corresponding
notes in your clips will also not be moved.

H20nly
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Re: Groove Pool Controls - Base

Post by H20nly » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:30 pm

it's basically saying that the shorter the interval (1/4, 1/8, 1/16, etc), the shorter the movement of the groove when it's applied.

so your BPM and how close your notes are together will affect how much groove you hear... based on whichever Base setting you choose.

hope that helps

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