LIVE MODE is a powerful feature that allows you to seamlessly switch and layer Patches. LIVE MODE was designed for use in a live performance environment, but is also an inspirational way to interact with the sounds of Trilian in composition and production situations. LIVE MODE is especially useful for recording a multi-Part performance using a single MIDI track in your host sequencer.

One of the most effective ways to use Trilian in LIVE MODE is to load different articulations into each Part, such as Sustains, Staccatos, and Slides. Using LIVE MODE then allows you to switch between them on the fly. By using Note Learn, you can record these key switches into your DAW.

Using Latch and Trigger Modes together with Live Mode allows powerful control over multi-Part performances that can be switched, layered, and quantized in real time.

Use LIVE MODE when you want to switch and layer Parts on-the-fly, or need enhanced interface visibility in a live environment. LIVE MODE is also ideal if you have two different MIDI hardware controllers connected to Trilian.

LIVE MODE offers multiple Part selection methods that can be MIDI-Learned and used for switching and layering Parts. The different selection methods can all be used at the same time. This provides a creative and flexible method of working simultaneously with all the Parts that make up a MULTI.

In LIVE MODE you can switch between Parts without interrupting an already playing Part. For example, sustained notes on Part 1 won’t cut off or change after switching to and playing notes on Part 2. When switching from a Patch with a long release time, a new Part can be selected and played without cutting off the release of the previous Patch.

The LIVE MODE page has eight Slots, each corresponding to a Trilian Part. Patch names are displayed in large, easy-to-read type, so they are clearly visible while on stage.

A Part can be played when it’s selected (a highlighted Part indicates that it is selected). Parts that are not selected will not respond to incoming MIDI Notes. Patches can be layered by selecting multiple Parts.

In LIVE MODE, all of the Parts respond to a single MIDI channel (or two MIDI channels when in Dual Live Mode).

Any Part can be muted and soloed, and controls are available for each Part to adjust mix levels and access the Patch Browser.

You can also use your STACK MODE regions in LIVE MODE, by turning ON Stack Mode Note Regions in the LIVE MODE zoom. This gives you the flexibility to combine the instant Part selection from LIVE MODE with STACK MODE’s splits and layering capabilities.

Power Button

To enable LIVE MODE, select the Power Button to the left of the LIVE MODE label.

When LIVE MODE is enabled, you’ll see “LIVE MODE” displayed on the left side of the Trilian header. This will be visible from any page in the plug-in.

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