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#518287 - 01/16/19 06:48 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Biab32/64 MultiRiffs with EnergyXT2.6 Win
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Here's a guide for energyXT 2.6
This will allow you to generate up 7 MultiRiffs in BB64 (613 or higher) and BB32 2017 UP, it will play them in sync to your other BB tracks allowing you to choose the best riff/section.
To use energyXT2.6 in BB64/32 you need JBridge

To use in BB64, in the Mixer select the Plugins Tab then click the Audio+ bottom right of the Mixer, click [None] at the top click Plugin drop down, at the bottom select 'Add VST Plugin...' > energyXT2 VST.dll (this is an Effects plugin, energyXT2 VSTi.dll is an instrument plugin for a midi track)
in your JBridge settings (at the bottom of the VST window that will come up when using a 32bit VST) set the plugin to open in new GUI then unload the VST, now load it back in.

To use in BB32 2017 Up you will also need http://jstuff.wordpress.com/pluginflipflop/
in the Mixer select the Plugins Tab then click the Audio+ bottom right of the Mixer, click [None] at the top click Plugin drop down, at the bottom select 'Add VST Plugin...' > 32bit PluginFlipFlopFX.dll
click 'Load new' > energyXT2 VST.dll (this is an Effects plugin, the energyXT2 VSTi.dll is an instrument plugin for a midi track that can be used with PluginFlipFlopSynth.dll)

You can read all these instructs or just watch the video below.
*Make sure the energyXT Play button is on before playing BB !
The quickest way to get the BB song tracks into energyXT before multiriffing
is Audio > Export Song as Audio file > (also check One File Per Track)
now drag all the tracks (except master mix) from the folder that pops up into energyXT
(make sure you hit the rewind button first and drag them hard to the left,
you can also drag Midi or RealCharts in)
After you have the song tracks out into the energyXT click track 1 and select the instrument you want to MultiRiff,
type the RT number down in the filter now in the top left of the Picker select the next track and set it to the same RT, do the same for all 7,
'Close' the Picker
select bar 1 > F5 set all tracks except Audio to 'Mute'
select the bar where you want the MultiRiff to start F5 set all tracks except Audio to 'Back to Normal',
select the bar where you want the MultiRiff to end F5 set all tracks except Audio to 'Mute'.
You simply highlight the bars you want to preview with the riff starting a bit before the riff and ending just after then make sure the Play button is on in energyXT and press F10 in BB to loop the selected section of bars, using right click to solo the Audio track and Riff 1 then un-solo Riff 1 and solo Riff 2 and so on.
If there is a couple of riffs you like but want more just freeze those tracks and hit the >+ to re-generate the others.

You can change the VST color to Light in the energyXT settings.
Download
http://www.energy-xt.com/download/26/energyXT26VST.zip
Watch Video or download it
https://www.dropbox.com/s/lcx2wvfcs29rxt1/BB-EnergyXT2.6.mp4?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lcx2wvfcs29rxt1/BB-EnergyXT2.6.mp4?dl=1

Download all FlipFlop 32/64 vst/AU Win/Mac


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#542670 - 06/25/19 12:18 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Biab32/64 MultiRiffs with EnergyXT2.6 Win [Re: Pipeline]
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Absolutely brilliant!

I'm already wondering what other possibilities can be opened up with this energyXT 2.6 VST thingy grin
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#542675 - 06/25/19 12:34 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Biab32/64 MultiRiffs with EnergyXT2.6 Win [Re: Pipeline]
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Follow question: would I be able to host this via Minihost Modular (which can mix up MIDI and Audio FX plugins in the chain) and therefor not have to download and use pluginflip?

Unless I'm misunderstanding, the point of pluginflip is simply to get a MIDI plugin working on an audio track in BiaB--which I can do already w. minihost. Am I on the right track here?

Thanks!
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#542681 - 06/25/19 02:41 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Biab32/64 MultiRiffs with EnergyXT2.6 Win [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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You only need FlipFlop or MiniHost for the 32 bit version of Biab.
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#542682 - 06/25/19 02:49 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Biab32/64 MultiRiffs with EnergyXT2.6 Win [Re: Pipeline]
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Originally Posted By: Pipeline
You only need FlipFlop or MiniHost for the 32 bit version of Biab.


I see,

Welp, I purchased Jbridge back in 2015 (I think) and never had a pressing use for it--until now!

It's actually some of the automation functions I saw in some 5-6 year old videos on YT that REALLY has me fired!

I won't have time to look into it until later in the day, but I sense you would be able to use it to write automation for all my plugin parameters like in Reaper but in BiaB!
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#542684 - 06/25/19 03:10 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Biab32/64 MultiRiffs with EnergyXT2.6 Win [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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To use energyXTvst in Biab64 inside MiniHost you need to create a 64 bridge file of energyXT using jBridger.exe
flipflop is free for use with jbridge in the 32bit Biab


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#542685 - 06/25/19 03:11 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Biab32/64 MultiRiffs with EnergyXT2.6 Win [Re: Pipeline]
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Originally Posted By: Pipeline
To use energyXTvst in Biab64 inside MiniHost you need to create a 64 bridge file of energyXT using jBridger.exe


Gotcha.

Thanks again!
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#542794 - 06/25/19 05:47 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Biab32/64 MultiRiffs with EnergyXT2.6 Win [Re: Pipeline]
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For users (like me) that are NOT in the know and want the answer to the questions, "What is EnergyXT" and "Where can I get it"? +++ Get It Here +++

From the EnergyXT website:

Quote:

- Music production with amazing workflow and set of features.
- Unlimited tracks of midi, drums and audio
- Supports VST instruments and effects
- Multi-track direct-to-disc audio recording
- High quality pitch-shifting and time-stretching using elastique
- Import wav, aif, mid, mp3 (lame) and rex/rx2 loops
- Audio bounce, freeze and multi-track export
- Built-in effects and synthesizer with sample support
- Mixer with group channels and unlimited insert and send effects
- Clip based automation of mixer and VST plugin parameters


Audio engine

- 32-bit audio engine with time-stretching/pitch-shifting algorithm from zplane development
- Supports industry standard VST instruments and effects
- Thread-based disk streaming and audio recording
- Automatic plugin delay compensation
- Offline render to 16/24/32 bit mono/stereo wav files at any sample rate
- Runs with ASIO, ALSA or as VST plugin

User interface

- Streamlined interface with skinning support
- Arrange/dock editor windows into multiple tabs
- Transporter bar with metronome and tempo
- Browser with drag & drop of instruments, effects, samples and loops
- Modular component view for MIDI and audio routing

Sequencing and recording

- Unlimited MIDI, audio, drum, and folder tracks
- Master tempo, time-sig and marker tracks
- Track types: MIDI, audio, drum-samnpler and folder track
- Multi-track recording
- In-track editing of MIDI, audio, and drum events
- Track-mixer for easy mixing of selected track
- Arpeggiator with random and probability on each MIDI track
- Swing/shuffle control on each track
- MIDI, audio, and drum parts can be saved as self-containing library clips (.xtc)
- Parts can be ghosted (edit one part, and all other parts will be updated too)
- Clip-based automation of all Mixer and VST parameters
- Per sample forward/reverse and 3 resample modes: normal, re-pitch and stretch
- Popup-editor for MIDI and audio parts
- Supports 16/24/32 bit mono/stereo wav formats as well as REX2 (Win and Mac only)

Mixing and automation

- Per-channel trim, volume, pan, mute, and solo
- Unlimited insert effects and send effects per channel
- 4-band equalizer per channel
- All parameters in the mixer can be automated from the sequencer and/or external MIDI in
- Any number of group channels can be added for sub-mixing


Synthesizer

- Phase modulation synthesizer and sampler in one
- Layer and split synthesized and sampled sounds
- Per-program reverb and delay effects
- Multi-mode filter with cutoff and resonance
- Poly, mono and glide
- Volume and filter envelopes
- 4 LFO's and 4 envelopes with 4 param destinations each
- Per-sound phaser and chorus/flanger
- Option to edit "all" sounds at once

Multi effect processor

- Available effects: reverb, delay, guitar amp, chorus/flanger, phaser, bit crusher, filter, and compressor.
- Any number of effects can be used in a chain


Available for Windows, Mac and Linux
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