How to use a single Battery 4 VST Plugin with a Drum Rack (and Push) in Live 9

 

How to use a single Battery plugin as the sound source for multiple pads within a drum rack that also works as a drum rack in PUSH:
 

(1) Create a drum rack in live.

(2) Drop a Battery 4 Plugin into "C1" on the drum rack.  [works with other NI instruments like the Superior Drummer or African Drums via Kontact]

(3) Show Live's Drum Rack's Chain List.

(4) Then open the Input/Output section.

(5) On the "Battery 4", you'll see "C1" in the receive.  Set this to "All Notes" (it's at the top of the list).

(6) Note: You'll notice the Battery plugin disappears on the C1 assignment.

Push now sees a DRUM RACK, and you can program all the sounds from Battery and use all your existing Battery presets in a PUSH DRUM RACK.

 

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ianj_alberta 1 year ago | 1 comment

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  • queglay
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    You can also load up all the Maschine and all battery kits this way using the AudioModder Push VST Bridge.

    http://www.audiomodder.com/collections/all/products/push-vst-bridge

    For Maschine It also configures 16 track routing outputs for each sample so its ready for effects.

    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • Kibosh
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    I use the aproach of the first post. But still, it isn't perfect. I would love to see some sort off drumrack support for VST's like I described in this post: https://forum.ableton.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=200776

    A native VST/external instrument drumrack where you can then select the audio tracks would be be the best addition for me. Hopefully also for others.

    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • mmmatic
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    Hi, I'm just trying the suggested method, but I'm not able to modify the parameters of battery samples (velocity, pitch, etc.). Is this supposed to work? Or I will just be able to program the patterns, but without any sound editing capabilities?

    Thanks in advance for your help!

    6 months ago | 0 comments
  • djdolt
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    When using this method, I can't solo/mute/ quantize individual pads. Any work around?

    10 months ago | 0 comments
  • queglay
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    the audiomodder presets can be solo/muted as the routing goes back through to the individual pads.

    10 months ago | 0 comments
  • djdolt
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    But what about other vsts? Let's say I have a drum preset in sylenth/nexus etc. I use the C1 method and run into the solo/mute problem.

    10 months ago | 0 comments
  • Scully
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    AudioModder Push VST Bridge loads Battery 4 through an Ableton Drum Rack in a single chained instrument.  In this configuration Mute / Solo do not work on individual Push pads.  I've tried chaining a separate External Instrument for each pad, but again this doesn't work.  Has anyone come across a solution?

    8 months ago | 0 comments
  • queglay
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    it could be possible for a max patch to disable the the notes through some key combination.

    8 months ago | 0 comments
  • GuidoPa
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    Hi,

     

    I can follow the six steps but then I'm lost. I don't understand how you after step 6 put a sound from battery?

     

    greetz

    20 days ago | 0 comments
  • tregouetsylvain@yahoo.fr
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    I'm the kind of guy who complaint often about ableton, cos I love it so much, so I want it to be better and suit me,rather that to change of DAW, first cos i Fall in love for ableton , and second , I am faithfull, so these are constructive complaints, like you can find in a couple.

    But I got to say, cos I don't say it often enough, the ableton team, You are so great, every problems got a solution with you, I love you guys so much, keep it up!

    1 year ago | 0 comments

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