Looperlative - LP3 Basic

I’ll give that a go, I’m just used to all my previous loopers automatically fading loops unless I double tap. I’ll figure it out somehow. Being new to midi, I’m simply excited that I figured out how to get the softstep to talk to the Dwarf!

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I might be posting this in the wrong place, but I can’t get my SoftStep 2 to behave with the functions of the multi-function “Loop” button, as explained in the .pdf. When I hit the toggle button I’ve assigned to “Loop”, it lights up, recording starts. However, when I hit it again, instead of stopping the recording and changing to playing/overdubbing as expected, the “active” light on the softstep goes off, but I have to activate it a second time for the proper function of the Looperlative to kick in. The same thing was happening with one of the dwarf footswitches, but I removed and then replaced the looperlative on the board, and the dwarf footswitch now works, but the softstep doesn’t. Anyone have any ideas? @stevengbass Have you had this problem with your softstep at all?

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Hi to everyone! I’m brandnew owner of the Dwarf and I do quite a lot stuff with live looping using my good old Boomerang III since few years now. Therefore, one of the first things I purchased was the Looperlative Plugin.

I like the concept (it differs a bit from my boomerang, but I get along quite well) and it works well in async and self snyc mode, but I face troubles with host sync and midi sync mode with an external midi clock: for example recorded loops show strange repeating beaviour at the beginning of an bar, sometimes the whole loop is repeated after the first bar, sometimes only some notes at the very beginning, etc.

I really tried a lot of variations of inputs (guitar, midi keyboard, sequencer) and midi clock sources (ableton link and a “normal” external midi clock from my pedalboard sent from my boomerang midi through jack) but these problems always appear. The dwarf reacts without problems with the external clock, I can set up sequencer, metronome, ALO looper etc and they work very well. Only the Looperlative behaves strange. Anyone having these issues as well?

I also noticed some digital noise crackling when undoing parts or overdubbing, without having high cpu or ram usage (both at ~30%).

Also nice would be some sort of integration of a hearable click, with the “one” having a different tone than 2,3 and 4. There are workarounds with other plugins, I know, but it would be comfortable.

These are my experiences til now!

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I’ve had similar issues. Right now I’m chalking it up to not knowing what the hell I’m doing.

Sorry for my late feedback @stevengbass and @Florialdo.
I reported this and we are testing it. Let’s see if we can reproduce it.

P.S.: Welcome on board @Florialdo :slight_smile: please share with us some of your pedalboards :wink:

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To cycle back to your original request, we have added 2 new subcategories specifically for topics posted by developers to announce their new plugins

And we have added 2 topics in the Plugins category that will act as a news feed for new plugin announcements, linking to the devoploper posts in the above categories

I just wanted to let you know that we aknowledged your suggestion and hope that this makes things a bit more organised and easier to navigate for everyone

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HI, did you find if it is something related to the plugin???

thanks!

Is it already working on mod x?

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Thanks for the update!

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I am testing LP3 on Mod X - it seems vol of loop does not work properly. It fades volume to almost zero when it reaches 50%. In my opinion it should work linear, not logarythmically.

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besides that LP3 is a really great tool! Reverse option makes loops sound sooo good. Thanks Looperlative!

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The Mod X is made by Yamaha, they don’t use our plugins :sweat_smile: :wink:

The reverse and 0.5x are so fun! would love to hear what you have been making with it

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Thanks for bringing LP3 to the Mod Duo X, wonderful!

On Duo X it is possible to record directly with half-speed active,
so you can get an “octave up” on play.
I like that a lot…

Can’t seem to get that on the Dwarf, though…?

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I believe the features should be the same…But I may be wrong

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Yes I confirm, I did not succeed trying the half-speed record with the Dwarf (one of the reasons why I did the Mirrorz plugin)

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Really enjoying the LP3 on the Dwarf. I still have yet to figure out how to have the loops fade after pressing stop rather than just immediately stopping. I’d like to press stop once and have the loop fade as it ends and if I wanted the option to stop it immediately use a douple tap. Am I missing something? Or is just not an option with the LP3?

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You might be able to achieve that with CV controls acting on the volume of the loop?

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Thank you for this great plugin finally on MDX! Love the led colours providing useful info. Maybe I did not investigate this well enough, but it seems a great addition would be that the pulsing lights could follow global or incoming midi BPM? Especially in "host sync"or “midi sync” It’s a bit unmusical to have to relate to different time indicators. Would this be possible to implement?

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@stevengbass and @Imaginus I mapped your requests for us to check if that would be doable.
@stevengbass, @Saki_Ciselas may be a nice workaround.
@Saki_Ciselas thanks for the help :slight_smile:

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