Go through the steps below to get the basics of sequencing EDM5
Lesson 4 – Sequencing 101 – The arpeggiated lead line
Now we will take a look at the Retro Synth and use it in conjunction with an arpeggiator to create a lead synth line for the remix composition.
This lesson will cover,
|Retro synth||Arpeggiator||Capture recording|
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|Step 1 – Use the Retro Synth. The Retro synth has a good selection of analogue synth sounds that work well with the arpeggiator.|
|Step 2 – The Arpeggiator. Use the arpeggiator to create a lead line. Make use of the swing function in the options menu.|
|Step 3 – Capture recording. This feature allows you to capture a recording without having pressed record. This only works with MIDI and not audio|
|Step 4 – Editing the Arp MIDI notes. Small changes to the start and end points can make a big difference to how the Arp will react.|
|Step 5 – Add some Echo effect. Delay and echo effect tend to work really well with arpeggiated melodic lines.|
What does an arpeggiator do?
It plays the notes of a chord one at a time in a rhythmical fashion.
What type of synthesis is the Retro Synth?
How do you activate ‘capture recording’?
Command Click the top bar and customise display.