Midi controller triggering 2different VST instruments on 2 tracks simultaneously

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Midi controller triggering 2different VST instruments on 2 tracks simultaneously

Post by dksucharda » Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:16 am

I have a roland keyboard and used it to come up with a simple drum track using Groove agent on track 2 in Cubase. Then on track 4 I have opened Halionsonic, and I can hear it just like I am supposed to and I can record but instead of hearing just halionsonic on track 4 I am hearing Groove agent also. I don't have track 2 highlighted. In my mind I have opened a new track (4) and it is highlighted. I have halionsonic opened, I should not be hearing Track 2 VST. But I am sure there is a setting that I am not aware of in the back ground affecting this. Any suggestions. Thanks.

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Re: Midi controller triggering 2different VST instruments on 2 tracks simultaneously

Post by dksucharda » Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:11 am

Quick important point. When I actually record I hear both the groove agent VST being triggered and the halionsonic VST being triggered, but only the halionsonic records in track 4 like it is supposed to. I guess that is good, but I still should not hear the groove agent on track 4 at all.

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Re: Midi controller triggering 2different VST instruments on 2 tracks simultaneously

Post by dksucharda » Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:14 pm

I would love to hear a thought or recommendation from someone. Is there any more information I can provide or clarification I can make to help get a response. Thanks.

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Re: Midi controller triggering 2different VST instruments on 2 tracks simultaneously

Post by raino » Thu Apr 05, 2018 1:15 am

If the Monitor Button for a Track is on then you will hear what is at the Input for that Track. So if you have 3 VSTi's all with Monitor on then when you play your keyboard you will hear all 3.

What you hear has nothing to do with what Track(s) are selected.
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Re: Midi controller triggering 2different VST instruments on 2 tracks simultaneously

Post by dksucharda » Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:33 am

thank you for your reply. I will investigate this recommendation this weekend.

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Re: Midi controller triggering 2different VST instruments on 2 tracks simultaneously

Post by 8Ball » Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:40 pm

Hey Guys,
I just came across this older thread with a similar issue, namely not beiing able to mute one of the VST tracks via a MIDI command while playing live in a particular song on the fly.

My live set includes playback tracks and within a song I play a live keyboard/synth part on the fly (Roland A300 Pro, Cubase 8 Elements). I would like to switch inbetween a synth bass and an arpeggiator, which are both loaded in two different VST tracks (HalionSonic). As for now, I can switch inbetween the tracks with my controller (pad), but I can't mute the VST I don't want to be heard at the same time!

Any thoughts on how to mute the VST via my Controller, while playing through two (or more) VST instruments throughout the song?
I believe, there is a way in activating/deactivating one VST track when moving to the next VST track
... I would greatly appreciate some help in this matter :-)

Thanks in advance for all advice.

Cheers, K.

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