I will breakdown some of the interesting set-up and recording elements of the performance recording below. For your viewing, here is the video of this performance recording with flash notes for your better understanding.
Syncing a Control Surface to the Performance Panel
Step 1: Select File / Preferences
Step 2: Select Control Surface
Step 3: Add / remove the many supported control services listed in the "Type" drop down column. Set up inputs and outputs.
Load Loops into the Performance Panel
Step 1: Click "Performance" opens grid
Step 2: Click "Library" tab to sort, play, select by date, instrument, key, style, tempo or author.
Step 3: Drag n' drop loops to any row / column on the Performance Panel grid.
Step 4: Copy / paste / drag loops between grids and linear audio tracks.
Recording Loops and Loops Sets Live using a Control Surface
Click on "Arm" button to record all performance grid tracks
Click on individual track button to record individual track grids.
Hit Transport Control "Record" in Mixcraft 8 and use Control Surface to capture live turning on / off Loops or Sets of Loops.
Switch Mode on Control Surface to Record Live Instrument Track
Using new Voltage Modular Virtual Modular Synthesizer by Cherry Audio, sync arpeggiation presets to the tempo of the project.
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