Device Details


Name | Version: CbHitMachine 0.3.3
Author: CharlyBeck
Device Type: MIDI Effect
Description: Chord generator / Chord progression generator

You always wanted to play the melodies of favorite pop songs or just bring some more melodic flavor to your experimental tracks but you don't know too much about music theory? No problem! This device let's you build earworms by just clicking 2 Buttons (including the Playbutton ;) )

Choose one of the currently 16 patterns or choose some nearby buttons in the circle of fifth to get harmonic progressions.

This ableton live set template with the CbHitMachine device allows you to:

- Play "normal" chords arranged in circle of fifth
- Play "special" chords (Maj7,7/9, Aug, Dem etc.) arranged in circles of fith
- Play all inversions of all chords arranged in circle of fifths
- Select the key and major/minor
- Play chord stages I-VII for the selected key
- Play a predefined set of popular chord progressions.
- Displays the name of the chord.

It's under development. I testet it with c key mainly. If you find some wrong generated chords please let me know.

Tip: Deactivate ableton setting "select (track) on start (clip)" This allows you to select the track with the device and see the played chords yet after launching a clip on another track.

Version history:
v0.1: Initial
v0.2: Replaced Piano with analog synth to avoid missing samples.
v0.3: Progressiongenerator V2, ProgressionEditor. Display piano roll and notation. Known issues: Extended chords wrong calculation. (see pattern 9 for example)
v0.3.1: Some bugfixes. (MinorScale, Extendended chords, Updating sequence etc.)
v0.3.2: Some more Bugfixes.
v0.3.3: Bugfix on inversions.


Live Version Used: 10.0.1
Max Version Used: 8.0.4
Date Added: Feb 11 2020 06:05:40
Date Last Updated: Mar 23 2020 03:04:08
Downloads: 1372
License: AttributionNonCommercialShareAlike
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Open this project up and have been trying to make sense of it for a good 20-30 minutes now but cannot figure this out. Video demo?
hi broah, check the device-url. i just uploaded a tutorial video to youtube,

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