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Bendings/Vibratos in Midi Editors or DAWs in general

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Do you how I can do this in Midi-Editors or DAWs in general?

I'm not quite sure if this is the pitch bend function of the controller in the midi editor or sumthin' else.

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Well there is a MIDI CC specifically for pitch bend, so you should be able to do it without even having a physical controller. You can also assign other CCs to built in vibrato functions in a synth or sampler, or if you can't do that, the depth of an LFO modulating the pitch of an oscillator can also be controlled with CC.

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So, Pitch Bending is actually the Midi Editor Controller Function for the bendings and vibratos you do with guitars? =))

Thanks for the LFO hint - have some other synthesizers that work with that stuff, too.

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So, Pitch Bending is actually the Midi Editor Controller Function for the bendings and vibratos you do with guitars? =))

Thanks for the LFO hint - have some other synthesizers that work with that stuff, too.

Maybe, maybe not. It depends on the guitar plugin's MIDI CC specs. Could be CC11, could be PitchWheel, could be something else. Whatever the case, you should read any manual you get with your VST or sample library and see what actually does it. Generally it makes sense for it to be the PitchWheel. If you use FL Studio, you may need to change the pitch bend range in the VST wrapper (the "2" next to the volume and panning knobs in a window that appears when you click the instrument instance should be a 12 for one octave; e.g. it is semitones, and 2 semitones is one whole step).

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Most synths have a vibrato option in them. Here's an example:

ableton_analog.jpg

On the right side, you have the depth (how much pitch change there is), rate, and in the middle you can set the attack time (how long it takes to kick in).

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Most synths have a vibrato option in them. Here's an example:

ableton_analog.jpg

On the right side, you have the depth (how much pitch change there is), rate, and in the middle you can set the attack time (how long it takes to kick in).

So, Pitch Bending is actually the Midi Editor Controller Function for the bendings and vibratos you do with guitars? =))

Thanks for the LFO hint - have some other synthesizers that work with that stuff, too.

That's true, though with guitars, it's important that you do the vibrato with a non-constant modulation, so a constant sine LFO will sound less realistic than a manually recorded pitch bend on the pitch wheel.

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