Can the Rhodes etc audio loops follow chord track?

Hi, I have worked out how to take a bass loop and make it follow the chord track (and i’m quite proud of myself ! :laughing: ) but I tried to do it with a Rhodes loop but it doesn’t work. The closest I came was when I fiddled with the transpose number but I don’t really know if that was just a coincidence . Can it be done or can only things like bass loops work with chord track?

Hi,

Any Audio track can follow Chord Track.

Make sure Chord Track is in the project and some Chord event are presents. Select an Audio Event. In the Audio track Inspector open the Chords tab and Enable Follw Chord Tracks > Chords.

Hi Martin,
I tried that but it just gives a distorted track, it works for simple bass lines but if i try it with one of the guitar or keyboard loops in Cubase the loop just gets distorted. What am i doing wrong?

Hi,

Do you mean the polyphonic signal?

For example you have a Cmin in your Audio file and you want to change it to the Cmaj by using Follow Chord Track? This doesn’t work in Cubase.

Hi Martin,
thanks for that, yes I guess that is what I was trying to do, sounds a bit silly now I think about it. Still im really not sure how to use those sort of loops in a project, the chances of finding samples in all the right chords would seem very slim.

Hi,

Celemony Melodyne can do this.

Not silly. Studio one does that. Not so great though but usable for demos or stuff in the background etc.

Hi,

Yes, because Studio One is using Melodyne, which is bundled with Studio One. :wink:

Btw, as far as I know, they are using the monophonic version of Melodyne. If you want to use the polyphonic Melodyne, you have to upgrade Melodyne. You can use Melodyne in Cubase too. In Cubase 10, the ARA support should come soon (at this moment you can use without ARA, which is not as much comfortable, but still usable).

The poly note audio loops do not use melodyne for chord changes. I do not know if S1 use it’s tech in the background though. But you do not launch Melodyne to do that. You just drag an audio loop to a track, change the chords and it just follows.