New Tool (2.8): ReSeq

Twisting knobs in Resynth ( ) also manipulates the Instrument Settings, maybe you can look at the code and implement some of the envelope lengthening bits into reseq?

I generally like to work directly with the pattern editor to apply effects like these, but this tool does make it easier to loop a section and make little changes here and there.

Do you think it would be possible to write the data contained in your tool to pattern effect commands?

For me, keeping everything on the pattern data page seems less abstract, but the tool is handy to create the sequence in the first place.

Just a thought

I’m thinking that the envelope offset would be a perfect companion. You could then “loop” any part of the programmed sequence while triggering any note?

Best of both worlds.

Oh yeah, cool, I didn’t know it did that I just had a play and it looks like exactly what this needs, filter envelopes sound tasty! Adding that is next on my list, thanks for the heads up!

I couldn’t do it entirely as instrument envelope filters are not automatable so the only things you could write to patterns would be notes and volumes, but then it would take it out of the scope of what this tool is all about. Besides if I did that I would be creating a piano roll interface for the pattern editor and well… that would be going against tradition wouldn’t it?
Maybe one day but for now I want to concentrate on the instrument envelopes as sequencer concept.


Actually to make it easier to use the Exx command I have updated the tool to include a text strip that shows the command value for each step. See the screenshot in the first post.


A nice different approach to envelope sequencing… I like the filter adjustment addition… something i didn’t considered myself :)
I do miss indicators of note-height.
Also you might be able to steal some “fetch from track/column” tricks from my envelope sequencer in Epic Arpeggiator and some preset saving:

Thanks :) I’ll check that out, I never got round looking at v3. Presets would be cool actually, does EA save them in the song our in the preferences?

Updated to v0.4 - Added controls for the envelope follower. Use the large dial to adust the intensity and the xypad to set attack and release settings. Horizontal axis controls attack and the vertical axis controls release for the envelop follower.
You can also set the instrument filter from the tool now. See first post for download.

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EA saves presets in own XML files, i made a dumb decision to save them inside the tool folder itself. If you create a folder outside the tool-folder and save them there, they will be unharmed when your tool is being updated from the tools site.
(all contents of the tool folder are erased before the new tool is installed, this also means loosing custom files that had been created by the tool)

This tool is awesome! If it were possible to write different envelopes for each sample in an instrument, I would totally use this. I’m actually still not quite sure why it’s only one set of envelopes per instrument. I would suggest adding it to the context menu in the envelope editor.

Don’t be silly. This is what a large number of people want. It is highly requested.

great tool. thanks for sharing this gem.
is there a possibility for implementing some scales (like scalefinder)?

Thanks :) yes multiple envelopes would be great, I hope we find them in v3. There is a hackish way to do it but I’m not sure how well it will be responsive enough. I can’t access the envelope context menu from the Lua API so it will have to miss out on that one for now.

lol… I was just messing, it totally makes sense to look at making a piano roll editor but I will probably do that as a separate tool. For this tool I am working on a ‘write to pattern’ function to help transfer notes to the pattern.

Glad you like it

Yes I definitely want to to add scale functions, I already have scale snapping code from my PitchSnap tool. The two tools will work together so you can get scale snapping functionality now.
I am thinking about how best to integrate it into ReSeq, like adding a visual overview of the scale etc, I’m open to suggestions for any other scale features.


Updated to v0.5

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Added function to adjust levels on all steps - Use the four dials to change the levels of all steps for Note Length, Volume, Cutoff and Resonance.
It is now on the tools page so download form there.

Inspired by this tool I added support for envelope offsets in mlrx
This will allow you to write those pattern commands into tracks on-the-fly, using a hardware controller (or the virtual representation thereof).

It’s great when tools complement each other in this way :yeah:

Awesome That sounds like its gonna be a lot of fun! Maybe now is the time to buy that launchpad I’ve always wanted.

I just noticed this has been taken down from the tools page when the site was updated for v3.0…

Its not a massive deal as the phrase editor in v3 makes this tool obsolete, I was just surprised to see it taken down from the tools page. Can anyone explain?

Some tools seem to have disappeared during the tool database migration (so that you can load Renoise 3.0 tools), it is being investigated meanwhile.

btw:i would not state your tool is obsolete. It still adds a different dimension to the same flavor. You might be able to change it to support phrases (import from and export to)

Ah, ok thanks for letting me know :)

Yeah, I guess to say it’s obsolete is harsh, its just that the phrase editor is so good and combined with the scales feature… it’s so much fun!!

Reseq is incompatible with v3 so it’s gonna need reworking anyway, but it is early days I will think about how it could be made to support phrases. The new features in v3 solve a lot of the issues I was trying to work around with tools, however new features will also bring new ideas and there are lots of new things to experiment with in the new API… Happy days! :)

download link doesnt work

Yeah the tool page went down when the site changed and it’s pain to set it all up again.

Besides it doesn’t work in v3 anyway, I started to look at updating it but instruments have changed so much that the whole thing needs a rethink, it’s not going to be a quick job.