GROOVE Bass

Bass line generator.

This patch helps you to create personal bass lines very easily. Notes can be adjusted by a Sequenced Step MIDI and rhythm patterns by a Sequenced Switches according to a scale.

The Sample player recorder module included in the patch is very basic and can easily be changed for your favorite VST instrument.

It’s also recommended to set the VST-i’s polyphony to 1.

panic

Sends an all note off midi message to the output if needed.

hold

When this switch is OFF, the length of each note is equal to the beat division duration. Otherwise, when it is ON, step sustain is kept until the next step is triggered.

add octave bass

Adds a bass line an octave higher and shifted by half duration to create more complex patterns.

speed

Length of the bass line: an entire cycle or a bar.

beat division

Beat sub-division for each step:

  • 4 for 16th
  • 3 for triplet
  • 2 for 8th
  • 1 for beat

swing

Swing amount.

  • 0% for straight eight
  • 100% for triplet

min

Minimum range of the step sequencer (lowest note).

max

Maximum range of the step sequencer (highest note).

root

Harmonic root of the bass line.

scale

Harmonic scale of the bass line.

pitch

Overall pitch.