beat repeat basic breakdowns

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romes
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beat repeat basic breakdowns

Post by romes » Thu Sep 20, 2007 5:36 pm

anybody know the best way to apply beat repeat to just one section of a clip...or what is the easiest way to create buildups/breakdowns in drums...like when the snare doubles then doubles again, etc.

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automation

Post by membrain » Mon Sep 24, 2007 6:42 am

use automation to switch the effect off and on to apply it to one section and automate the different knobs to get building effects.

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Post by romes » Mon Oct 01, 2007 7:28 pm

thanks man.

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Post by romes » Mon Oct 01, 2007 8:22 pm

when i look at the automation menu there is only a "device on" option. how do i turn on the beat repeat for just one small section of the track (in arrangement view).

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Post by mr.adl » Mon Oct 01, 2007 8:35 pm

"device on" is the on/off switch, so you should turn it "off" for all the way except for that little part where you want it "on".

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many functions

Post by membrain » Tue Oct 02, 2007 8:14 am

every function of beat repeat can be controlled with an envelope, either in session or arrange view.
There are two drop down boxes, one to select what you want to control - beat repeat and the one below to select what parameter you want to affect. Device off/on does the same as clicking the little circle on the top left corner of the beat repeat effect. It turns the device off and on.
Because it is a two state thing (off or on, no inbetween) a high value will be on, a low value will be off. Something like volume or filter frequency will have a range of values from low to high but everything is controllable by envelopes.
Whatever you can grab with the mouse and adjust can be automated with envelopes.
Have a play around and if your not getting anywhere follow the tutorials - they are the best source of accurate info.

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