[LAU] ableton live in vmware
pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Fri Aug 28 09:47:23 EDT 2009
On 08/28/2009 09:44 PM, Gabriel M. Beddingfield wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Aug 2009, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>>> i'm happy to state that hydrogen IS able to play multiple patterns
>>> at the same
>>> time. In hydrogen 0.9.4 we call that "stacked pattern mode". At the
>>> you have to select the patterns with your mouse.
>> Wow, I hadn't put two and two together on that new feature. That is a
>> massive chunk of the necessary functionality for AL like performance in
>> place now.
>> Can you expand a little on how to create a pattern stack?
> 1. Start hydrogen (current SVN or 0.9.4-RC2)
> 2. Put it in pattern mode. Enable looping.
> 3. Edit Patterns 1, 2, and 3.
> 4. At the top of the patterns list, there's a button with
> a single line. The flyover will say "stacked pattern
> mode." Click it so that there are two lines, thus
> entering stacked pattern mode. You'll notice a little
> arrow beside Pattern 1.
> 5. Press start. Pattern 1 will start to loop.
> 6. While Pattern 1 is playing, Ctrl+LMB Pattern 2. When
> Pattern 1 loops, it will be *with* Pattern 2.
> 7. Now Ctrl+LMB Pattern 3. At the end of the current
> cycle, it will also start playing.
> 8. Now Ctrl+LMB Pattern 2. At the end of the current
> cycle, Pattern 2 will *stop* playing.
Thanks for the explanation. That's very helpful.
Just to verify, iirc Hydrogen doesn't yet support multiple time
signatures per session? So the stacked patterns would be set to the same
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