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Old 12-08-2013, 03:39 PM   #1
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random generator?

Is there any way to generate randomly channels/samples inside a pattern or random patterns in a playlist?
Theoritically there is an infinite number of random things you can do but each persons mind favors a specific way of diong things, even at random.

Thats why i want something that can generate things randomly, is there a way i can do that?
P.s. i dont want a "melody generator"

Do i have to make a macro or something for this?

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Old 12-08-2013, 03:41 PM   #2
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Re: random generator?

im not sure u understand how vague this question is but heres my answer: learn max

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Old 12-08-2013, 04:33 PM   #3
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Re: random generator?

Check out follow actions in Ableton. You put a bunch of clips in one channel and let them play random. Don't think FL Studio has something similar.

Yeah, also Max or PureData (free) if you're into that.

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Old 12-08-2013, 04:43 PM   #4
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Re: random generator?

I like generative (and random) stuff, but I don't use FL Studio (I use Buzz). However, check out xoxos' midi VSTs (freeware and awesome):
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Old 12-08-2013, 05:59 PM   #5
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Re: random generator?

Yeah, I don't really understand what you're asking. Do you want a bunch of samples to play randomly? Check out Soundborb.
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Old 12-08-2013, 06:28 PM   #6
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Re: random generator?

Reaktor can do this quite easily.

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Re: random generator?

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I like generative (and random) stuff, but I don't use FL Studio (I use Buzz). However, check out xoxos' midi VSTs (freeware and awesome):
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I've been looking and looking for these right here. Couldn't, for the life of me, remember what they were called or who made them.

Even ran a search of your posts.

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Old 12-08-2013, 06:34 PM   #8
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Re: random generator?

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Reaktor can do this quite easily.
I just picked up reaktor. Havent even installed it yet that's how new it is to me.

Can you recomend a specific device for this?

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Old 12-08-2013, 06:52 PM   #9
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Re: random generator?

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I've been looking and looking for these right here. Couldn't, for the life of me, remember what they were called or who made them.

Even ran a search of your posts.

Thsnks for reposting.
You are welcome! Happy tweaking.

(for those who can't get them to work: just remember that they are midi plugins, sending midi, not audio. Check the midi routing, send and recieve, etc.)

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Old 12-08-2013, 07:36 PM   #10
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Re: random generator?

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I just picked up reaktor. Havent even installed it yet that's how new it is to me.

Can you recomend a specific device for this?
technically he said Reaktor *can* do this (and surely it can) not that he knew of a Reaktor ensemble that does it

using a random number generator to trigger sample selection would be one way to go about building something like that. This device solves *part* of that equation: [Only registered and activated users can see links. Click here to register]
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Re: random generator?

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I just picked up reaktor. Havent even installed it yet that's how new it is to me.

Can you recomend a specific device for this?
Sorry man I wasn't thinking of a specific device more like building a unit from scratch.
If you want to just have some fun with a device I would pick travelizer. That thing is sweet.
Sine beats is pretty awesome too.

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Re: random generator?

theoretically you could do this in ableton

You would set a drum rack, fill it with all your snares. Add a random midi unit before it so that whatever midi you input gets randomly assigned and plays a randomly selected sample.

Then you would do the same thing with kicks, and another for hats, etc etc

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Re: random generator?

gonna have a detailed look on xoxo's plugins, they seem quite interesting. Apart from that, i knew that there would be a day i have to start using some other DAW than fl studio....gonna start with the free ones

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Re: random generator?

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Yeah, I don't really understand what you're asking. Do you want a bunch of samples to play randomly? Check out Soundborb.
wasnt looking for this but seems rather interesting too. Thanks!

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Old 13-08-2013, 02:13 AM   #15
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Re: random generator?

Looks like someone here made a device that does just this:

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Maybe.

I haven't used it yet so I can't say for sure, but maybe, or something close.

It's a max patch though.

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Old 13-08-2013, 08:20 PM   #16
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Re: random generator?

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Maybe.

I haven't used it yet so I can't say for sure, but maybe, or something close.

It's a max patch though.
Not sure if it does the thing zaroukos is asking about, but I'd be happy to make a standalone version if someone wants to try it out.

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I like generative (and random) stuff, but I don't use FL Studio (I use Buzz). However, check out xoxos' midi VSTs (freeware and awesome):
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Not only is that a really cool collection of VSTs, but that guy has some pretty cool algorithmic music too [Only registered and activated users can see links. Click here to register]
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Re: random generator?

Thanks for the clarification.

What does your device do?

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Re: random generator?

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Not only is that a really cool collection of VSTs, but that guy has some pretty cool algorithmic music too [Only registered and activated users can see links. Click here to register]
True that. Awesome plugins (all of them).
I even like his (Rurik's) BreathCube. Well, maybe...just a little bit.

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Thanks for the clarification.

What does your device do?
You dump a bunch of wav files in to it, it loads them in to a list, you click and drag on a number box and it plays a random file from the list at that speed (the number in the box). It's good for making glitchy bursts and sprays of sound.

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