Loop lenght modification on timeline

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olaims
KVRist
147 posts since 1 Apr, 2014

Post Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:57 am

Hello,

I just wanted to ask if you know how to do that the length of a loop increase over time.

I mean:

I have a clip with a loop, and the length is from 1 to 8. I want that after 3 minutes, this length changes to 1 to 12 (for example), so that the loop duration increases, but without having to use another clip and doing it progressively.

Thanks :)

olaims
KVRist
147 posts since 1 Apr, 2014

Re: Loop lenght modification on timeline

Post Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:00 am

I guess the only option is maybe using a sampler and changing the length using automation.

sl1914
KVRist
475 posts since 24 Feb, 2008

Re: Loop lenght modification on timeline

Post Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:15 am

One possibility (a bit awkward, but possible) would be making 2 clips with different lengths.
First clip's length: 1, 2nd clip's length: 12.
Then using first clip's Next Action, set Do to "Play Next" and After to the bar value after which it should play the different length loop.
Works, I tried.

x.iso
KVRist
46 posts since 27 Mar, 2019 from Russia

Re: Loop lenght modification on timeline

Post Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:26 pm

Yeah, it can be done using Clip Launcher and Next action timer.

olaims
KVRist
147 posts since 1 Apr, 2014

Re: Loop lenght modification on timeline

Post Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:06 pm

Thank you for the info. I didn't know about those possibilities :)

I'll try it today and I'll try to document it, so other people can use this info too

olaims
KVRist
147 posts since 1 Apr, 2014

Re: Loop lenght modification on timeline

Post Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:10 am

Hm, I think I got your idea, but I wanted to do is,

From a loop with length 6, change the length progressively till it plays with length 12 (for example)

The Idea is to get a loop being played progesiveliy less frequent

sl1914
KVRist
475 posts since 24 Feb, 2008

Re: Loop lenght modification on timeline

Post Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:32 am

Maybe you need to automate some sampler values then.

x.iso
KVRist
46 posts since 27 Mar, 2019 from Russia

Re: Loop lenght modification on timeline

Post Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:58 am

yep, it's probably easier to do with Sampler after all. Either with automation if you need it to play out specifically in your arrange, or with modulators like Sawtooth LFO and Quantize

olaims
KVRist
147 posts since 1 Apr, 2014

Re: Loop lenght modification on timeline

Post Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:35 am

I made it with the sampler and the loop length option


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