Chords - is there a simple way to make them?

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Chords - is there a simple way to make them?

Postby Grim Richard » Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:53 pm

My fingers are too big to play chords in this app by using the scale screen. Is there another way to do it?

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Not yet, but special chording

Postby Jesse » Mon Mar 22, 2010 8:09 pm

Not yet, but special chording features are planned for a future version. In the meantime, you can try reducing the octave span to make the note areas larger.

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Another approach: set the

Postby AltVader » Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:20 pm

Another approach: set the scale to a chord. You can then play the chord easily. It won't work for live performances, but works pretty well for mixing. Do your entire chord progression that way, drop the chords into your mix and you're good to go. For performance, I'd output the chord progression from your mixing software to .wav, import into TJ, and play it in the background while you focus on your rocking solo!

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Richard, set the Span so

Postby jorgren » Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:15 pm

Richard, set the Span so there are fewer notes on the screen. My fat fingers appreciate it when I do that. :-)

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Hey Jesse, Not sure how far

Postby gizmoismogwai » Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:41 pm

Hey Jesse,

Not sure how far along you are with putting a chord function into the app but I have an idea that is based on a trick I'm currently using.

For now, for those who wish to play chords easier... set the scale to a chord, then zoom into the notes as much as possible. then open up the key controls. then open up the menu that lets you switch keys. so you can keep playing chords with one hand and changing key with another. this is not a perfect fix because you're only able to do it with one chord type at a time but it might help some people.

so my idea for a chord function is based on the idea of changing keys you already have. imagine if under "Chords" in the Scale selection menu you were able to choose "Major Scale Chords" or "Minor Scale Chords". This would arrange the notes the way any of the other "chord" scales do but perhaps you could implement a new menu that opens up and possible looks just like the key selection menu that has each of the chords that falls into the selected key you chose. A chord palette, if you will. So I'd be able to keep playing chords with one hand but be able to change between the different chords of that key.

does that make sense?

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I uploaded ThumbJam video

Postby inrock » Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:44 am

I uploaded ThumbJam video using auto arpeggio based on a trick.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IByvXqk8qm0

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Great video! Nice use of the

Postby Jesse » Sat Apr 24, 2010 4:51 pm

Great video! Nice use of the chord scales and the retrigger time interval....


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Hi! Jesse. Can you make

Postby inrock » Sat Apr 24, 2010 7:28 pm

Hi! Jesse.
Can you make retrigger time interval longer to make slower arpeggio.
And it will be nice if I can choose minor or 7 chord in the "Key Controls" menu.
Thank you..

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