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By Simon Koehn on February 9, 2020 11:34 pm

Ran a whole bunch of patterns in Orca to control some synths in Live, then arranged it out a bit. This approach feels a bit hit and miss under time constraints. Banking on the fact that I'm usually happier with something after a few days away. Fingers crossed tongue

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February 10, 2020 1:31 am

Damn, this is cool. I just looked up Orca and it seem like a pretty wild concept.  So you use that to program the sequences, then it sends the signal to a synth?  Is it intuitive to use or do you really need to learn a programming language to use it?

February 13, 2020 8:27 pm

Lovely.

February 13, 2020 8:31 pm

Nice use of Orca! I'm also hoping to learn enough of this to make a WB with it this year.

February 13, 2020 10:26 pm

enjoyable flow sans ebb

February 16, 2020 12:11 pm
Chrisfoo wrote:

Damn, this is cool. I just looked up Orca and it seem like a pretty wild concept.  So you use that to program the sequences, then it sends the signal to a synth?  Is it intuitive to use or do you really need to learn a programming language to use it?

Thanks! Yeah its a cool bit of software. You're correct, Orca is sending out midi which is routed to some soft synths in Ableton.
Its fairly easy to learn. You definitely need to look at the tutorials and examples before diving in but once you understand a few of the basic tools you can already do some interesting things. No need for any programming experience at all! I'd say it feels similar to visual programming things like Max or Pd but with nowhere near as many 'objects' to learn. I'm far from proficient at it but I really love having it in my toolkit.

February 16, 2020 12:14 pm
ecso wrote:

Lovely.

Thanks!


Kris Keyser wrote:

Nice use of Orca! I'm also hoping to learn enough of this to make a WB with it this year.

Thank you! Yessss you should definitely do it! Would love to hear what you come up with!



gesceap wrote:

enjoyable flow sans ebb

Haha thanks so much, yes not much ebb here. It'd never have occurred to me in those terms but thats a great observation.

February 17, 2020 7:05 am

very meditative

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