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LMMS: A Complete Guide to Dance Music Production Beginner's Guide by David Earl

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Time for action—enabling a Piano Roll in the Song Editor

  1. To enable a Piano Roll in the Song Editor, simply double-click next to the first instrument we see; the Default preset triple oscillator synth. A black region will appear next to the synth, showing us where we are going to write our note information:
    Time for action—enabling a Piano Roll in the Song Editor

What just happened?

In LMMS terminology, that black area is called a block. Think of blocks as blank paper that you are about to write your masterpiece on. Blocks can be moved around in the Song Editor to create an arrangement.

Remember how we got instruments into the Beats+Bassline Editor? Well, the Song Editor works the same way. Simply grab a ...

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