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#442862 - 12/05/17 02:10 PM [RealBand] Midi again
wish Offline

Registered: 08/24/16
Posts: 124
Loc: South Australia
Hi again. Finally I believe I have the Midi sound drivers sorted especially with the 2018 upgrade so at least the keyboard can be put to use. Before that just some more questions or perhaps some suggestions to previous post I can be directed to re Midi.

There are a few query's so will refer some to the Biab forum as well. Unfortunately I have a lot to learn with Midi.
My Midi requirements are very basic. Real Tracks generally offers me the sound I am looking for as I am just making backing tracks so there are only odd times this cant be achieved.
However to add that riff with Midi to make the song from just a bunch of chords to a recognizable tune, I want to use Real Band with my keyboard....when I get my head around it.
My setting there are ..
No issues here with sound or latency.
So again I presume when I create a Midi track here and right click to Programmes and select the instrument - I am selecting the Coyote DXi instruments???

And then I play around and get this...????

Do I have to do anything here.

And that leads to another question of Sforzando???
Do I need that and how do I use it. Again I presume it is another DXi or VSTi. And to get more complicated there apparently is Amplitube?? I don't mind reading if someone can direct me to where this is all explained.
Thanks in advance
BIAB 2018 UltraPlusPAK
Xtra packs 1,2,3,4
Sony SSD
Windows10,INTEL CORE i3-330M Processor 2.13GHz 64bit
Coyote Forte DXi
Goldstar Midi keyboard, JBL Eon speaker,
Allen and Heath Mixer, TC HELICON Voice Solo
Vocalist Live 5, Maton acoustic guitar, Onsong

#442896 - 12/05/17 04:42 PM [RealBand] Re: Midi again [Re: wish]
rharv Offline

Registered: 05/30/00
Posts: 18869
Loc: Marysville, Mi. USA
Your last image is the key when using a single synth for multiple tracks (at least for me).

It shows the MIDI channel and what sound is selected for that MIDI Channel.
The real way to know what track info is going where is to:
Look at the Event list for the Track (are these events on channel 1, or 3 or?

Then go to that synth screen view (for whatever synth is assigned to that track) and see what sound is assigned to that MIDI channel.

It's often a good idea to go ahead and hard write a patch change to the track for that MIDI channel. Especially if you are moving the project between different software choices.
Make your sound your own!


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