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Posted 2004-09-20 8:46 PM (#13388)
Subject: reViSiT v0.86 conceptual images uploaded.


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Hi guys,

I spent some time this weekend outlining the interface for the Instrument model feature. The net result is two-fold: (a) I've managed to get what has to be done fairly straight in my head; (b) I've realised how much work this might actually entail - it is literally adding, to reViSiT, the difference between Scream Tracker 3 and Impulse Tracker 2. Bwah. However, it is easily the biggest hurdle between now and v1.0 - once this is down the other features should slot into place fairly easily.

So, to whet your appetites - and to keep those of you with less patience happy - I've uploaded the fruits of my UI prototyping. They can now be found at Mostly, aside from the interface layout, it should have same functionality as IT. However, there is one important difference. The keymap will no longer be pitch to pitch+sample map - for each pitch, you will be able to effectively enter a complete tracker row. This will not only allow you to create your own pitch to panning mappings, but sample offsets (using the Oxx command), detuning and manic pan/vol slide weirdness, which I'm sure will find some creative use . So, for example, this will allow you to map different parts of a drum loop over the keyboard and then use different pitches to trigger different parts - you might even create GM percussion kit out of a single loop! Detuning will, of course, help out any wannabe Stockhausens and allow for custom microtonal scales.

Let me know what you think.

All the best,

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