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By lysdexic on November 15, 2020 3:46 pm

sending Yamaha TQ5 midi patterns and sysex modulation from maxmsp

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November 17, 2020 12:31 am

brill, so are you controlling some additional features via sysex?
is this pattern generated? the parameters of the sounds are changing, but the pattern also does not seem static. details?

November 17, 2020 10:24 pm
gesceap wrote:

brill, so are you controlling some additional features via sysex?
is this pattern generated? the parameters of the sounds are changing, but the pattern also does not seem static. details?

pattern is three of my midi note pattern generators fighting amongst each other set to 3 different note resolutions (1/4n 1/8n 16/n) with every int(0.75) of a phrase length set to have a chance to flip to triplets. they all bottleneck at the midiport so some notes get dropped and some make it through.

the TQ5 implementation doesn’t really offer any modulation via CC like a regular synth. it’s all 1980s yamaha sysex spec. the envelopes (8+ params per operator), tuning, amp mod and operator volume all get modulated via sysex. there’s about 16 params for each of the 4 operators. i’m modulating most of them in different ways.

in multitimbral mode changing the ops like this doesn’t seem to work, as the above only works when a single voice is loaded. multitimbral mode is really why I got this thing. you could make whole tracks with it - it’s up to 8 patches loaded at once. Just got to figure out if they can be modulated while playing.

I got a headstart on the sysex patching from the guy i bought it from, but as far as multitimbral mode goes it’s reading scratchy dot matrix printed docs from 1984 to finish the implementation in max

November 17, 2020 10:28 pm

I’m going to port this over to a maxforlive plugin when I’m done. it’s such a great synth - just needs a front end to be able to really use it smile

November 18, 2020 12:05 am
lysdexic wrote:
gesceap wrote:

brill, so are you controlling some additional features via sysex?
is this pattern generated? the parameters of the sounds are changing, but the pattern also does not seem static. details?

pattern is three of my midi note pattern generators fighting amongst each other set to 3 different note resolutions (1/4n 1/8n 16/n) with every int(0.75) of a phrase length set to have a chance to flip to triplets. they all bottleneck at the midiport so some notes get dropped and some make it through.

the TQ5 implementation doesn’t really offer any modulation via CC like a regular synth. it’s all 1980s yamaha sysex spec. the envelopes (8+ params per operator), tuning, amp mod and operator volume all get modulated via sysex. there’s about 16 params for each of the 4 operators. i’m modulating most of them in different ways.

in multitimbral mode changing the ops like this doesn’t seem to work, as the above only works when a single voice is loaded. multitimbral mode is really why I got this thing. you could make whole tracks with it - it’s up to 8 patches loaded at once. Just got to figure out if they can be modulated while playing.

I got a headstart on the sysex patching from the guy i bought it from, but as far as multitimbral mode goes it’s reading scratchy dot matrix printed docs from 1984 to finish the implementation in max

It sounds really interesting, do you ever make videos of what you're doing? Thank you for all the details.

November 18, 2020 12:49 am
gesceap wrote:
lysdexic wrote:
gesceap wrote:

brill, so are you controlling some additional features via sysex?
is this pattern generated? the parameters of the sounds are changing, but the pattern also does not seem static. details?

pattern is three of my midi note pattern generators fighting amongst each other set to 3 different note resolutions (1/4n 1/8n 16/n) with every int(0.75) of a phrase length set to have a chance to flip to triplets. they all bottleneck at the midiport so some notes get dropped and some make it through.

the TQ5 implementation doesn’t really offer any modulation via CC like a regular synth. it’s all 1980s yamaha sysex spec. the envelopes (8+ params per operator), tuning, amp mod and operator volume all get modulated via sysex. there’s about 16 params for each of the 4 operators. i’m modulating most of them in different ways.

in multitimbral mode changing the ops like this doesn’t seem to work, as the above only works when a single voice is loaded. multitimbral mode is really why I got this thing. you could make whole tracks with it - it’s up to 8 patches loaded at once. Just got to figure out if they can be modulated while playing.

I got a headstart on the sysex patching from the guy i bought it from, but as far as multitimbral mode goes it’s reading scratchy dot matrix printed docs from 1984 to finish the implementation in max

It sounds really interesting, do you ever make videos of what you're doing? Thank you for all the details.

no probs smile - i’m most active on instagram: http://www.instagram.com/lysdexic_

I’d like to start streaming next year

November 18, 2020 9:15 am


November 19, 2020 11:21 am
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