Do you use chord generator tools or similar plugins to create chords? Which ones?

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KVRist
92 posts since 26 Mar, 2017

Post Mon Nov 22, 2021 7:41 pm

jancivil wrote:
Mon Nov 22, 2021 3:42 pm
If you type, do you want to hunt and peck or do you want your fingers to find the words from muscle memory so your thoughts can be expressed ASAP...
The latter, of course...


...until brain-computer interfaces / neural links become common, perhaps :)

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KVRist
174 posts since 11 May, 2014

Post Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:26 am


KVRer
7 posts since 18 Nov, 2021

Post Tue Nov 23, 2021 12:51 pm

Random Chord Generator from Audiomodern, nice if you're out of ideas

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KVRAF
3790 posts since 25 Jan, 2014 from The End of The World as We Knowit

Post Tue Nov 23, 2021 1:25 pm

A few weeks ago I bought a ukulele. It's different from other 4-string instruments cuz you usually play chords. As I learn some beginner songs, I notice how you can play an amazing variety using two handfuls of chords but vary the strumming patterns (broken chord voicings), groove and progression.

This made me think about what makes a music 'genre' and the similarities among folk, Hawaiian and reggae. Which reminded me about all those midi chord packs based on a genre, producer, artist or song. They are "human-generated chord tools" that I will check out, to experiment with different styles.

Like in this Sound on Sound "one hour" video, Jay-Z/Beyonce producer !llmind searches a bunch of ADSR Sounds chord packs to find one in the right key to accompany a recorded vocal, and then uses Cthulhu to trigger chords and find a good progression. I like how he listens, uses old familiar software versions, and immediately prints plugins to audio!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNS7ijTDTok
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KVRist
174 posts since 11 May, 2014

Post Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:32 am

Rapid Composer v4
http://www.musicdevelopments.com
I only have Rapid Composer but they have other apps as well.

If you buy version 4 of Rapid Composer, they just created a beta for a MIDIFX for Logic users, this is working great. :D
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KVRAF
23298 posts since 20 Oct, 2007 from not here

Post Wed Nov 24, 2021 5:50 pm

how regressive. spam, spam, spam

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KVRAF
3790 posts since 25 Jan, 2014 from The End of The World as We Knowit

Post Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:17 am

Howbout some progressive spam
One of my very favorite programs: Suggester
Pick a scale, play with chord progressions, customise, export
It does nice things to my brain
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KVRAF
5393 posts since 24 May, 2004 from square1

Post Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:35 am

building a CHORD GENERATOR - Bitwig Tutorial
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6RFyOZrrr4

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KVRist
174 posts since 11 May, 2014

Post Thu Nov 25, 2021 10:44 am

https://codepen.io/jakealbaugh/full/qNrZyw/
Source code is available for this one too.

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