Lazy snare layering

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spiffincat
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Lazy snare layering

Post by spiffincat » Mon Sep 07, 2015 12:50 pm

Hi all,

very noob question here I want to find the simplest way to layer 2 or 3 sounds in the drum rack, preferably using just the one button, (say C1,).

I have checked the manual and various tutorials so I assume this is not possible. When I try to drop one snare on top of anther it simply replaces the 1st.

Before moving on to a less lazy method I thought I'd check here 1st to see if it was possible at all and I was just missing some setting i've enabled or disabled to accomplish the laziest of snare layering possible.

Thanks in advance,

"the lazy"
spiffincat

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Re: Lazy snare layering

Post by TomViolenz » Mon Sep 07, 2015 1:07 pm

right click on the instrument on the pad and select "group", now within the resulting instrument rack you can place as many other instrument chains as you like

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Re: Lazy snare layering

Post by Shift Gorden » Mon Sep 07, 2015 2:38 pm

spiffincat wrote:Hi all,

very noob question here I want to find the simplest way to layer 2 or 3 sounds in the drum rack, preferably using just the one button, (say C1,).

I have checked the manual and various tutorials so I assume this is not possible. When I try to drop one snare on top of anther it simply replaces the 1st.

Before moving on to a less lazy method I thought I'd check here 1st to see if it was possible at all and I was just missing some setting i've enabled or disabled to accomplish the laziest of snare layering possible.

Thanks in advance,

"the lazy"
spiffincat
You're almost there. When you drag a new instrument, hold down Cmd or Ctrl - that should add the new instrument instead of replacing it :)

spiffincat
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Re: Lazy snare layering

Post by spiffincat » Mon Sep 07, 2015 11:42 pm

Thanks so much guys.. I lazily proceed! :D

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Re: Lazy snare layering

Post by Shift Gorden » Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:39 pm

spiffincat wrote:Thanks so much guys.. I lazily proceed! :D
LOL! You're not lazy, mate - you're smart for wanting to save time!

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Re: Lazy snare layering

Post by spiffincat » Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:18 am

Didn't catch that last one, Thanks shift. "smart" is one thing i'm rarely accused of being ;)

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