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What is NASSeq?


Nasseq generates automation data.


Three main sections :

It also includes a Midi-note generator, called Gen1.

Vst-Rack

The rack can hold up to 8 plugins.
These can be a combination of Instruments, Effects and Midi plugins.

If you want the audio coming from your DAW to pass through NASSeq, you need to insert an effect in the first VST slot.

Sequencers

To assign a sequencer to a plugin parameter :
  •  choose a sequencer
  • click the assign button
  • move the control on the plugin you wish to assign.
The sequencer button    becomes red.
Click the button to confirm the assignment/recording.
Click auto to assign multiple controls one after the other.

Properties :


Audition : when a sequencer is not running, it's edit window is in audition mode.
Move mouse over the edit window to find "sweet spots".

Edit window->Curves :

[Click] somewhere between 2 steppoints and [Drag] up/down to change curve segment.
[Right-Click] to init curve or Copy/Paste.
Copy/Paste can be done between sequencers and variations.

Edit window->Bars :

[Click] and [Drag] up/down/left/right to change the step values.

Steppoints :

  • [Control-Click] steppoints to select multiples.
  • [Control-Drag] to move multiples.
  • Steppoints with equal values will light up.



Variations


Variations respond to midi program changes.
The midi channel can be set in options.
Variations contain both all sequencer properties and sequencer data (points and segments).


Options



Transpose IN

  • Respond to midi note C3 to C5 where C4=zero transpose.
  • Choose Midi-Channel to respond to.

Program changes
  • Variations respond to program changes.
  • Choose Midi-Channel to respond to.

Variable buffer
  • Automation data per audio-buffer OR
  • Automation data per sample (=variable buffer)
  • Sample accurate automation takes a little more CPU



Gen1-Note generator


  • Both Monophonic and Polyphonic note sequencer
  • Click on Mono/Poly to switch between the 2 modes.
  • 128 patterns, they synchronize with the variations of Nasseq.
  • Each pattern has an unlimited note list.
  • Gate and Accent are automatable by Nasseq.
  • Click the control (in this case) "1 of 3" to move the current note in the note list to the 1st. position.
  • Click on Clock/Gate to walk through to note list.
  • Click on the keyboard to add note to the note list.
  • Right-Click on the keyboard to remove note from the list.