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nello



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Problems recording midi new
      #956315 - 30/11/11 09:30 AM
Hi there

I have a roland midi keyboard that is connected to my imac through an akai mpd26. whenever i start recording a midi track it records what i'm playing but also records extra notes that seem to go up the keyboard from the lowest note to the highest.
so i'm left with a region with hundreds and thousands of notes that i don't want.
it seems to happen most when I'm putting down a second midi track, usually the first is ok

help???

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Richie Royale



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Re: Problems recording midi new [Re: nello]
      #956322 - 30/11/11 09:57 AM
This usually happens because the keyboard has the local control switched on. Try switching this off, usually in the global settings. This should stop the extra notes.

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BJG145



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Re: Problems recording midi new [Re: nello]
      #956324 - 30/11/11 09:59 AM
Hi nello -

Sounds strange - does it record these extra notes whether you're playing or not...? Do they coincide with the played notes, and are they in a fixed pattern, or is it more random than that...?


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nello



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Re: Problems recording midi new [Re: Richie Royale]
      #956376 - 30/11/11 12:34 PM
Hi RichieRoyale

i'm a complete numpty with these things.. when you say global settings .. the global settings of the DAW ?

cheers

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nello



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Re: Problems recording midi new [Re: BJG145]
      #956377 - 30/11/11 12:37 PM
it only starts to record the notes as soon as i play a note during recording.
the notes it creates bear no relation to what i'm playing and are basically a note higher each time and are recording at each next step so basically 32 notes in a region each note higher than the next..
then when i stop recording there's still a bit of afterburn in that it continues to make a number of random notes...

i've tried freezing tracks cos i've got a lot of plug-ins not going through buses etc cos i've not worked out how to do that properly but it's basically 4 or 5 audio tracks an ultrabeat track and then 2 midi keyboard tracks.

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BJG145



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Re: Problems recording midi new [Re: nello]
      #956378 - 30/11/11 12:41 PM
Kind of sounds like you might be triggering the MIDI sequence for playing back a beat-sliced drum loop. Are you running Stylus RMX or something similar...?


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Richie Royale



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Re: Problems recording midi [Re: nello]
      #956380 - 30/11/11 12:42 PM
It would be on the keyboard, however your description sounds like it is something else. If your keyboard is just a controller then my former advice is probably not applicable.

If you remove the Akai from the chain do you still get the problem? Do you also get the problem when using the Akai?

It sounds like some sort of MIDI echo is taking place, but I can't think why.

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