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  1. msmcleod

    Waves Tax Day Sale

    My go-to-s: Vocal Rider, R-Bass, Scheps 73, Scheps OmniChannel, L2, MV2. I do have alternatives for all of these (except the omnichannel), but in general I find the Waves ones much easier/quicker to use.
  2. Playing notes that aren't there sounds like you've got MIDI Out enabled on one of your VSTi's. You can check for software synth MIDI outs by looking at the MIDI Input filter on any MIDI track. Anything that appears between your hardware MIDI In's and the Virtual Controller are software MIDI outs, e.g: To disable the MIDI out, open that softsynth and uncheck it in the VST drop down menu: I've used SI Drum Kit as an example here, but all VSTi's have that menu.
  3. It's probably a rogue tempo node at the end of the project somewhere. Open the tempo track, press CTRL + End at delete the last tempo node.
  4. Maybe a MIDI feedback loop causing the Motif's MIDI buffer to fill up? The mp3 does sound very much like a symptom of that.
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    Extreme UI Latency

    ^^^ This. Almost all cases of really laggy UI, have been down to buggy on-board audio interface ASIO drivers. These ASIO drivers "fail" on specific calls, returning bogus results, but report a success causing Cakewalk to constantly retry to get a sensible result in the background. The answer for on-board audio interfaces is to use WASAPI.
  6. @Hipólito Courvoisier - can you save your project as a Cakewalk bundle file, zip it up along with that dump file and send it to @Jonathan Sasor ? I suspect the issue is a corrupted time (i.e. envelope shape or audio event that starts < 01:01:000 ). We do some clean-up on project load to fix these, but we may have missed some cases - so it would be good to know exactly where this issue is in order to fix it.
  7. You can force a song to pause or stop by inserting an MCI command in a MIDI track ( use either pause or stop in the data field as required ) You can also click here, which will have the same effect:
  8. @Robert Bone - AFAIK the early issues with setting 3 were resolved, but it's very system dependent as to whether it'll improve things or not.
  9. It's in the clip properties within the inspector:
  10. @Adam Grossman- can you confirm which build you are running? There was an issue with the PRV aim assist alignment when using the time ruler in the original 2021.04 release, but it was fixed in a later update. AFAIK, if you're running the latest build 170 this should be fixed:
  11. Set your audio clips to absolute time, then you can set your tempo to whatever you want - the audio clips will ignore it.
  12. The biggest problem with some of the newer NI Kontakt libraries ( like Hybrid ) isn't CC7 / CC10... it's CC 1 (Modulation Wheel). For some crazy reason they've bound it to filter cut-off frequency. When CC 1 is reset to its default (which from the MIDI spec is zero - bear in mind in most synths modulation is usually tied to the LFO for vibrato, so you actually want it off), it sets the cut-off frequency to 0Hz. So no sound whatsoever comes through. There's two workarounds: 1. Turn off "Zero Controllers When Play Stops" 2. Insert a CC 1 / 100 (or whatever you want your cut-off frequency to be) at 1:01:000 within your MIDI track.
  13. The final method (which IMO is the quickest), is to use the pattern tool:
  14. If this isn't what you meant, and what you want is simply a 7/8 groove clip then do this:
  15. @Agincourtdb - If I understand correctly, you want a 7/8 clip to play in the space of a 4/4 bar or 8/8 bar? In that case, it's pretty straightforward - you can use Process->Fit To Time:
  16. @billp - I replied in the other thread, but just for everyone else's benefit, this has now been fixed and will be included in the official release.
  17. @billp - thanks for pointing this one out. It's been fixed and will be included in the official release.
  18. Yes - make a donation to the developer, and he'll send you a registration key to permanently bypass this.
  19. @Jeffrey - I've tried to mirror your options, and can't reproduce your issue. We've not heard reports from any other users regarding this either, so I suspect it's something local to your system. First of all, make sure you're using the latest build ( 170 ) : https://discuss.cakewalk.com/index.php?/topic/29141-cakewalk-202104-update-1-release-candidate-updated-to-build-170/ If you're still seeing the issue, could you PM me a copy of your Cakewalk.ini ( from the %APPDATA%\Cakewalk\Cakewalk Core folder), and also a registry export of: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Cakewalk Music Software\Cakewalk\Core Hopefully I can reproduce if I can match all your settings, then narrow it down to what is causing this. If you're unsure of how to do the registry export:
  20. Have you got a MIDI feedback loop? It may be that the MT-power drum kit doesn't cope with that. I've got both the Nitro kit and the M-power VSTi - I'll give it a try this weekend and see how I get on.
  21. Unless you've got a Komplete Kontrol hardware controller, I personally find very little use for Komplete Kontrol at all. IMO you're much better off just inserting Kontakt 6 directly as either a Simple Instrument Track, Per-Output Instrument Track (my personal preference), or a Split Instrument Track. The settings wrench @treesha is referring to is here (it's actually a gear icon, which may be the source of the confusion): You may also see it here: Disabling "Zero Controllers When Play Stops" is important however when using certain Kontakt libraries, as they've broken the MIDI rules and assigned the mod wheel to things like cut-off filter.
  22. @Junichi Aoki - the latest 2021.04 Update 1 EA build (170) should solve all of your issues: While this isn't officially the final Update 1 build, unless we hear of any major issues over this weekend, it'll probably end up being released as the official release early next week.
  23. It's strange that the Music Industry seems to be the only industry that has this bias against Windows. I've worked in a LOT of industries over the years - health, defence, hospitality, travel, retail, recruitment, law enforcement & security... I could go on... but in the vast majority of cases, it's Windows that is taken seriously, and the Mac is seen as being largely irrelevant and at most an afterthought. I've not worked in finance, but have plenty of friends who do, and it's the same there. The general consensus for most industries is Linux for servers, Windows for desktop, although Windows has a significant footprint in the server market too. Even a lot of parts of the media / design industries (e.g. video production, web design, architecture ), where the Mac has dominance, they at least put Windows and Mac on an even keel.
  24. I don't see any issues with this. It sounds like a sensible approach to me for anything that isn't recorded to a click. Although this is true, It might be wise to set all the audio clips to absolute first... just in case there are custom settings under the groove clip setting for one of the clips. FYI - the way I'd go about changing everything to absolute: 1. Press "H" to bring up the track manager, and hide everything apart from audio tracks. 2. Select all your audio tracks 3. Go to the Clip Properties in the inspector, and set Time Base to "Absolute" 4. Press "H" again and unhide all the tracks I'd hidden in step 1.
  25. @Colin Nicholls - I was hoping that putting a final check that the ctrl key is down just before it adds the note to the selection would solve this.... but the code is already doing this. So I don't know what to suggest. I can't repro this. Maybe a sticky CTRL key?
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