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TIP - Live5: neat trick for your sends
Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2005 10:19 pm
Here's something I figured out while beta-testing:
Stick 4 autopans on a send, followed by your favourite delay/reverb whatever.
Set them all to beatsync, amount 100%, shape 100%, offset 180 degrees.
Set the first three to sawtooth, and the last one to triangle waveform.
Set the first two to phase 360, the last two to phase 0.
The rates should be, in that order: 8,4,2 and 1.
There, now your sends will only be active for the last bit of every 8 bars, saving you a lot of time tweaking sends and/or drawing clip envelopes.
This is sooo useful for instant dub! Just save the autopans as a device chain - and drag and dub!
(of course, non-fivers can use whatever gating plugin they like for this trick)
Have fun tweaking!
Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2005 10:22 pm
Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 2:11 am
How do you just sort of stumble across that type of thing?
I am always in awe of you people here.
Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 7:34 am
Excellent! Now I can light my spliff as it dubs for me.
...the computer, I mean. not the spliff...
Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 7:49 am
dubbing? spliffing? or lighting?
maybe the computer was spliffing? or lighting?
Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 8:07 am
Hehe. Looks like Andreas is going for another entry in the live 5 power book
I'm saving mine for a free pamflet
Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 9:17 am
hehe, this was not an accident, just me exploring the logic of using several plugs chained. There's more on the way
Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 11:16 am
Machinate... get out more... you'll feel better...
Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 11:22 am
haha, said the man with hundreds of clips controlling lights!
Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005 8:05 am
16 MIDI channels x 128 notes = 2048 launch buttons!
May never sleep again...
Re: TIP - Live5: neat trick for your sends
Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005 10:30 am
Machinate wrote:Here's something...
Great tip! Thanks! I created an Audio Effect Group preset named Machinate's Dub Gate
to keep it handy. Slapped at a Ohmboys LFO filtered delay.
But four Auto Pans need some rare CPU processing power on this powerbook. I'll see if I can achieve the same thing with some midi clip automating the effect input of the Ohmboys. Should work over the IAC bus I guess... will try it later. Thanks for the idea!
EDIT (a while later):
I found it more CPU friendly for this Mac to make silent audio clips whith clip envelope automation for the track send. Then I simply copy that clip to the tracks I want to send at the end of the eight bar cycle (to Ohmboyz)
Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005 1:43 pm
Per, that's odd! I get ~1%...
And yeah, dummy audio clips are nice in live5, since they can be collapsed and hidden.
Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005 2:08 pm
You Scandinavians... is it cuz there's no darkness in the summer there?
Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005 2:41 pm
I think we're witnessing why they make good rally drivers...
Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:20 pm
Machinate wrote: audio clips are nice in live5, since they can be collapsed and hidden.
uh... how do you do that?