Hello, we are finalizing our live setup with VST Live/ transfer period from NI maschine, but still can’t figure out how to change presets within a vst instrument via midi (from one part of a song to a next part) we placed as e.g. a global layer .
- we used for example Halion and Massive (as Synthesizers)
- changing presets with a mouse click: works
- changig presets with an attached midi keyboard via program change buttons*: doesnt work
- changing presets via a midi track from the song tracks window: doenst work (can we only write velocity notes and not program changes?)
Are we missing something essential here, or is it really not possible?
Is the only way to achieve different sounds/presets form the same VST instrument to duplicate the desired VST instrument in “x” instances on new individual layers for each song part with individual sounds, instead of having only “one” vst instrument set as global and change (sounds)presets via (midi) automation?
Is ist possible to generate a midi track within a song and route it accordingly to autmate outbound program changes of for my exmaple our Kemper or Quad Cortex?
Thanks in advance for any tips
*works absolutely perfect for playing a synth preset with the black and white piano keys. input from dedicated “program change” buttons gets registered, but doesnt pass thorugh to the vst instrument.
when using the same vst instrument (e.g. massive) standalone outside / without VST Live as host application eversthing works perfect