Midi note to launch next scene

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kenny117
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Midi note to launch next scene

Post by kenny117 » Fri Nov 22, 2013 4:45 am

I'm using Ableton to run backing tracks live for my band. I'm told I can assign a midi note (in a midi scene) to trigger the next track but I can't figure out how. I can find tons of info on how to map to an external controller but nothing to map a midi note to controls in Ableton. Is this really possible? I want a fully automated show. I don't want to manually start every song.

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Re: Midi note to launch next scene

Post by daddytang » Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:53 am

Did you figure this out? I am trying to do the same.

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Re: Midi note to launch next scene

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Re: Midi note to launch next scene

Post by Multicellular » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:38 pm

I don't know how to do it with a single note but I found this and it works with a two note mapping.
It seems a little more complicated than it should be but it basically opens up (once set up) a very flexible way to automate various things.

You just make a blank clip as long as needed, how every many measures that song part is, verse, chorus, etc. and you can do fraction of a second specific automation.

Practice tip: after playing with this a little with the group, I realized it is helpful to have the notes trigger at the beginning of the last measure of the part, that way I have time to override it manually if we have got to jamming.

https://help.ableton.com/hc/en-us/artic ... l-MIDI-bus

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