Chapter 3. Working with the Step Sequencer and Channels

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Gauging fundamental areas
  • Exploring Channel settings
  • Sending a channel to a mixer slot
  • Working with Graph editor
  • Using the Keyboard editor
  • Working with patterns

Introduction

The step sequencer is where you enter your steps. These are the areas on your various channels where you can place MIDI notes and all audio event triggering. You can pull up the step sequencer by pressing F6 and either finding it in the VIEW menu or clicking the View step sequencer icon (the second icon from the left in Fig 3.1). The steps are arranged in horizontal order in the time scale, from left to right, encompassing grey and reddish-looking square boxes. Directly to the left in every single ...

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