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OK...Finished the 'base' chorus including 4 patterns of it in this current render...

Don't know if you can really call it a chorus...I'll just hang out in it only one time, then bridge back into main theme-verse, solo some shit into a fade-out...BORING!
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OK then...Well, Found that once you assign one of the two 303 banks to a certain scale then it STAYS THAT WAY for the entire tune...If you attempt to change it then all your previous patterns change as well...HELL!!

So I had to finish the bridge using only ONE 303 & a couple other PTI...






This tune has too much going on to be Acid Jazz now...So looks more like Jazz-Rock genre...

Anyways I did another render...But I only have the DX7-Rhodes chords & Kick Drum sorted out in the first pattern of the chorus which is the END of the render BUTT you get to hear how it's gonna morph out from the bridge...
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Made up some presets for the Internal Synth...Will probably be making many more as I find alot of the ones there rather useless...

These are 21 presets I just finished mostly paddish...

Here's how I have MY track set for auditioning these kinds of sounds-


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PCI Audio Interfaces (late 90s) / Re: Session 8 and ADAT Interface
« Last post by Project5er on July 03, 2022, 04:00:06 PM »
Life BETTER be good again after all that...Just reading it was draining (pun)...

Good thing it's a go now...Thanks for the update....
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PCI Audio Interfaces (late 90s) / Re: Session 8 and ADAT Interface
« Last post by reviver on July 03, 2022, 01:43:39 PM »
I finally got the ADAT Interface working nicely with Session 8.  For completeness and closure, here's what I did.  The internal 5v0 power supply had 200mVpp ripple on it, so I added an 820uF polymer electrolytic cap on the PCB header pins.  This dropped the 35 kHz spurs observed on the 256x clock output from -35 dBc to -60 dBc, which reduced the timing jitter significantly.  Then I reverse-engineered the clock tree by tracing the PCB lines and looking at data sheets of the components.  I found the 256x (11.2896 MHz) oscillator L-C tank circuit, but couldn't get it to lock on the external input.  So I injection locked it to the external clock by soldering a jumper wire from a buffered input trace over to the L-C tank.  Of course, I needed an external clock source so I used my Siglent ARB generator.  The best settings are: 11.2896 MHz square wave (for 44.1 kHz sessions) with 3v0pp amplitude and 1v0 positive offset, with 40% duty cycle.  For 48 kHz sessions, that clock would be 12.288 Mhz.  With the jumper wire in place, the unit won't work using the internal clock as the source, but I don't care because it didn't work well in that state anyway.  The ADAT I/F rear panel switch must be in 8-ch position and the external clock must be attached via BNC cable.  Another cable is needed from the clock output (not "word clock") to the Session 8 I/O box input (in my case an 882 I/O).  Regarding the Session 8 software settings:  In the I/O window, the Sync Mode must be set to Internal.  In the ADAT Interface config, the clock source is set to SMPTE.  In the "Window" pull-down menu, mix mode must be set to External Mix mode.  After all that, it works great.  I can finally restore my old Session 8 sessions from DAT and transfer them digitally over to Studio One using 8 simultaneous optical tracks, instead of only 2 using S/PDIF.  One other item:  The Session 8 tracks don't line up directly in the optical output.  The mapping of tracks 1~8 is actually 1, 5, 2, 6, 3, 7, 4, 8.  This is easy to re-map in my Studio One DAW, which receives the Session 8 ADAT optical output on my Focusrite 18i20.  Life is good again.
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Well, One certainly can get distracted playing with the 303s...

Seems like I have to make a single-pattern tune when making 303 patterns...

Big waste of time...

Here is a tune using Dual303s in 12step mode but in scale2 in a 24 step pattern with 3 drum PTI & Csynth...

You get the PTK & the two 303 files which are same just different octaves designed to have one on bank ONE & other on bank TWO...

In my case the first 303 is using SAW & second is using SQUARE....3/4 time...Shortest tune ever...
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In Protrekkr your WAVs are not locked in but also easily exported for COSMIC reasons BEYOND THUNDERDOME!...



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Looking at page ONE it looks like I haven't uploaded any new PTI Instruments for awhile...

Looks like they are being downloaded, which is GOOD, otherwise no sense uploading any...

So as long as those 'Instrument Hounds' make it to page TWO we are still in business...

These are 41 PTI from sampling EMU Emulator X...Which sounds GREAT by the way...But EMU libraries ONLY sound good in Emulator X or that Proteus player...So you get the same great sound here...

BTW - The included EMUlalaSynC3.pti & C2 version I used in the Intro of Enigmatic303v21 (and 22), with some reverb & such of course...
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Well, I didn't really like the way the 'double-tap' chord started out in the rhodes solo so I changed it but it does not fit after wasting time listening again & again...

So I will be going back to version 21...Like MOM used to say "Leave Well Enough Alone!"....
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Another tip on Instrument usage...

Using same Enigmatic303v21.mp3 as example showing very end of DX7-EPRhodes solo...

The previous 'guitar-like' solo was in a limited range so a single WAV instrument was just fine...However with the Rhodes solo I had just a single 'MEDIUM' octave Instrument & it quickly became apparent that a 'LOW' & 'HI' were gonna be needed...

Yes, you can make multi-keysplit instruments in Protrekkr but for a rhodes it would be 5 or 6 octaves making it a pretty big instrument PLUS I may not use some of the octaves...

Using separates allows to use only what you need & in WHAT WAY you wanna use it...Like using a HIGH instrument on very LOW notes, ETC...

I do use some multi-drums & percs but they are small file sizes plus you can fill up all the keys with different shit...All the pitched instruments I make singular & that's why I share multiple octaves in most of my shared instruments on here...


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