Building a sequence in Director-S! (Video)

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Building a sequence in Director-S! (Video)

Postby D-Collector » Wed Jan 25, 2012 1:20 am

Watch on youtube.com


For the audio-feed, I hooked the S-330 to my Zoom R16 via the individual outputs and gave each channel different pan and some FX. All the sounds you hear are from the sampler. This video, although crappy (had to turn down the light to capture the screen), shows you how easy the Roland sequencer software called Director-S is when building musical patterns, which in turn can be chained into songs. -Much like the Fairlight CMI, in fact the Roland software was inspired of the CMI and Page-R. The video itself is edited a lot, so the occasional hickups are not from the sampler but from my edits. I had to remove the bullshit between the important stuff. The sequencer itself is very sturdy, and if I wanted I could have added 8 more MIDI channels triggering external synths, etc.

Flute gone wild at the end, here are some pictures to suit! :lol:

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Re: Building a sequence in Director-S! (Video)

Postby Ricoche » Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:42 am

Get a handful of terrific sounds on the S-50/S-330 and along with a handy monitor likes yours you can create some fantastic sequences using the Director-S software. Sure there are limitations but it's just so much fun creating things on these Roland S-series samplers. Great job here!! Thanks for the inspiration.
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Re: Building a sequence in Director-S! (Video)

Postby ColorForm2113 » Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:19 am

can director-s be synced to an external midi source (another sequencer) or send midi info out to other synths/sequencers?
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Re: Building a sequence in Director-S! (Video)

Postby D-Collector » Sun Mar 25, 2012 3:02 pm

Yes, the sequencer can trigger other modules, synths etc, via midi. As far as I know it can also be synced to external sequencers. Very nice software but be careful not to input too much midi data, or it WILL get a bit sloppy.
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Re: Building a sequence in Director-S! (Video)

Postby ColorForm2113 » Sun Mar 25, 2012 4:16 pm

Good to know! Thanks
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