how to workaround the global beat quantisation

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how to workaround the global beat quantisation

Post by razvano » Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:15 pm

Hey to all,

i'm using Live not only for music performing or arranging, but mostly for sounddesign at contemporary danceperformances and experimental soundart.
Therefore i seldom need a global beat, because the Sound is not rhythmically in a musical way.
Is there any way to work around that global beat quantisation. So that I can start and stop a clip immidiatly after pressing the button, and not only at the first beat of the bar.
I for example already tried out to set the beat to a very high number, whitch helped that the start/stop-reaction is closer to my intention, but then of course all loops I use are proportionately faster played, which is also not cool, if I e.g. use one spoken word in a loop.

It would be very great if somebody could help me, or give me some ideas how to solve that problem!
Thanks already!!!


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Re: how to workaround the global beat quantisation

Post by yur2die4 » Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:52 pm

At the top, global quantization is set to "1 Bar". Change it to None, and have fun!