Drum racks are awesome for jamming and getting ideas together, especially when used in conjunction with push. The trouble is, they grow to be a pain when it comes time to flatten to audio. While its possible to flatten an entire drum rack, this is far from ideal for polishing a mix.
Since its already possible to access the chains of individual pads(or tracks) within a drum rack, i would love to see the implementation of freeze and flattened much like a regular midi track(obviously with the extra step of removing it from the drum rack).
Currently, I see two solutions.. either tediously drag and drop each chain out of its pad onto its own track before freezing and flattening, or resample. Either of these solutions is painstakingly slow and inefficient.
To me, this turns drum racks from feeling like a intuitive creative tool, into nothing but a headache later on, and while it pains me to say it, ultimately leaves me feeling like Id be better off not using racks in the first place(which is just a huge shame since its way more fun).
I have seen this topic touched on in a few threads but never with an efficient solution, or put forward as a feature suggestion. If I am wrong here, please enlighten me, otherwise this would be a great addition.
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