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User scales
#1
Would be great if there is a way to limit note inputs to a pre-defined scale. Per-track would be ideal obviously, but per-project is also a great start!

User defined scales would be added awesomeness Smile.
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(04-19-2019, 06:38 PM)shankzz Wrote: Would be great if there is a way to limit note inputs to a pre-defined scale. Per-track would be ideal obviously, but per-project is also a great start!

User defined scales would be added awesomeness Smile.

Yeah, on the list already (as it was requested several times Wink )
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(04-21-2019, 07:47 AM)XORadmin Wrote:
(04-19-2019, 06:38 PM)shankzz Wrote: Would be great if there is a way to limit note inputs to a pre-defined scale. Per-track would be ideal obviously, but per-project is also a great start!

User defined scales would be added awesomeness Smile.

Yeah, on the list already (as it was requested several times Wink )

Lol, yeah I should have searched better before posting. Count me in as another vote. I guess Smile.
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#4
This is the only thing missing for me atm! That and random sequence generation.

I used leafcutter John's tracker for max msp before getting the nerdseq and miss my max msp tables filled with all sorts of scales. I only now realise how bad I am at composing melodies without locking notes to certain pitches...
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#5
I know you have a lot on your plate, but I too am very excited for user defined scales, or at least the ability to transpose in key with tables. It would be so lovely!!

+1 from me for sure Angel
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(08-12-2019, 01:33 AM)spilthyfred Wrote: I know you have a lot on your plate, but I too am very excited for user defined scales, or at least the ability to transpose in key with tables. It would be so lovely!!

+1 from me for sure Angel

Can you explain 'transpose in key with tables' please?

I think they are also some things unclear about scales.

1 - Notes would play quantized in the selected scale ( Note is being quatized automatically to the next closed scale note)
2 - Only scaled notes (with the selected scale) can be selected when editing in the pattern screen.

This all regardless any user scales..because these will be only a part of the possible scales.

And i didn't start about very exotic user - scaling to allow microtonal notes yet.

So how do you have these things in mind and more interresting...how should they fit into the user-interface/workflow.
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#7
I am not quite sure how to think of user-defined scales. I see three different ways this could work:

1) Notes are limited to a given scale. If you select C-major, you can only input C, D, E, F, G, A, and H. I can see this as somewhat useful, but perhaps not super critical, as you could always look up the scale elsewhere.

2)  Notes can be transposed in scale, meaning that if you are in C-major and start with C-E-G, then transposing up by two semitones gives D-F-A. Importantly, it changes from major to minor, because D-minor is the second chord in the C-major scale. I can see this as being super useful, for example for arpeggios, with an external way to do the transpose (e.g., using CV in).

3) It selects notes randomly from a given scale, so when it randomly picks a note, it picks from this scale. It would be particularly useful, if it could then increasingly focus the choice on the more salient notes (root, third, fifth), similarly to when the "steps" function in Marbles is turned CW.  

All of this may be more important as more generative features are added (using CV-inputs and random) since it then becomes more important to keep it in scale.
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