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So how do you proceed?
Once you've got your track ready, you just change the midi output to go to the genMDM instead of FMDrive?
It it working as is?

thesimplicity wrote:

So for the past two weeks straight I've been doing nothing but play with this plugin. It's amazing! There's so much going on. It's also sort of a lifesaver, because I can use use it as a placeholder for my GenMDM when I'm working on a track and only bust out the hardware when I'm ready to record.

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cyberic wrote:

So how do you proceed?
Once you've got your track ready, you just change the midi output to go to the genMDM instead of FMDrive?
It it working as is?

thesimplicity wrote:

So for the past two weeks straight I've been doing nothing but play with this plugin. It's amazing! There's so much going on. It's also sort of a lifesaver, because I can use use it as a placeholder for my GenMDM when I'm working on a track and only bust out the hardware when I'm ready to record.

Yes with FMDrive 1.2 you can control GENMDM but you have to assign manually the MIDI CC to the corresponding parameter on the GUI first, following the GenMDM MIDI mapping and some current limitation (witch can still be accessed externally).
>>   http://www.alyjameslab.com/tutorials/GE … MDrive.pdf

FMDrive will send all assigned MIDI CC's on init, patch loading or patch change to the selected
MIDI OUT channel. However FMDrive do not transfers MIDI NOTES.
So the connection in your DAW should be:

For example: control over YM2612 Channel 1

1 MIDI TRACK  >> (NOTES DATA) SEND to CH1 >> GENMDM
1 VST TRACK (With FMDrive) CC AUTOMATION SEND to CH1 >> GENMDM
and so on...

Please note that this version of FMDrive is mainly optimized as a Vsti and not as a dedicated controller, that is why, when GENMDM v103 will be out (with anything corrected and maybe CSM support) I will release a special "controller only" version of FMDrive with already assigned MIDI CC and no audio engine.

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Aly James wrote:

1 MIDI TRACK  >> (NOTES DATA) SEND to CH1 >> GENMDM
1 VST TRACK (With FMDrive) CC AUTOMATION SEND to CH1 >> GENMDM
and so on...

Yep, that's exactly how my setup is! I'm a big fan of keeping note data and automation data in separate channels. It's just easier to troubleshoot potential hardware issues when your CC controls aren't baked into the main MIDI tracks (I use Ableton).

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I wanted to share what I've been doing with this VST.

This is my ambient/drone/noise project I'm working on. Fade to White has a comb filter on one channel but everything else was made with FMDrive alone.

https://soundcloud.com/awokenfromstasis

This is a cyberpunk jawn I've almost completed. A few delay effects and drum samples but the rest is all FMDrive.

https://soundcloud.com/defiantsystems/junker

Anyone else been using this VST heavily?

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defiantsystems wrote:

Anyone else been using this VST heavily?


i will be if/when a mac version exists

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defiantsystems wrote:

I wanted to share what I've been doing with this VST.

This is my ambient/drone/noise project I'm working on. Fade to White has a comb filter on one channel but everything else was made with FMDrive alone.

https://soundcloud.com/awokenfromstasis

This is a cyberpunk jawn I've almost completed. A few delay effects and drum samples but the rest is all FMDrive.

https://soundcloud.com/defiantsystems/junker

Anyone else been using this VST heavily?

Junker is a Great cyberpunk track! smile  I hope to do some Nice Stuff too as soon I will finish the Super PSG vsti in september! smile  FMDrive + Crazy PSG stuff...

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Holy crap
+1 mac compatibility.

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Brighton

It is mac compatible, install windows on your mac.

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Hush child.

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Canada

I have bootcamp running win7, but it just occupies wicked extra space I need to fill on my awesome mac.
Anyways... I'm very interested in this, and am happy it uses SSG.

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mac port!!!!!!!!! I would tear this up!!!

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Just to let you know that FMDrive vst got updated to 1.23!
-added extra features and corrections.
-accuracy improved again.
-GenMDM midi mapping already done on startup for those who have one.

Free for all registered user  smile head over to alyjameslab.com and drop me a mail
I have posted an update log at the beginning of the thread so you can check your version against
(GenMDM owners>> let me know, so I can send the pre mapped version)

UPDATE


what I usually do is making the song with FMDrive (and lately Super PSG beta).If I want the hardware output, I then hook up GenMDM and route the MIDI content to it and voila!

for now on it is damn close Smile

DIRECT AUDIO COMPARISON

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+1 mac version

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FRANCE

native mac could be possible over next year... smile

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Here is a small tutorial on how you can quickly create a simple drum loop pattern on only one mono FM channel within FMDrive vst...you can even be way more complicated by sending program changes and around 100 registers that can be automated! Here we use Cubase 5 as a DAW.
All the data can be transfered in real time to the Sega Genesis hardware via GenMDM Midi Interface or will be trans-coded into a VGM File (soon).
FMDrive vst is available at  http://www.alyjameslab.com smile

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This is freaking awesome! I went ahead and purchased it even though I'm poor as crap. It'll be perfect for the soundtrack I'm working on.