asked Jan 18 '14 at 02:19 by ratsnake (211)

What is the best way to hold an arpeggio like in Ableton?

If you have a midi controler, try to assign midi CC64 for sustain to a button or a knob. Maybe it will work as a ARP LATCH Button.


answered Sep 15 '15 at 22:59 by Antuan (693)


good idea about a sustain toggle! thanks

  — (Sep 16 '15 at 11:49) ratsnake

Another thing you can do: download and install a free midi plugin utility suite called Piz midi: It's very handy for midi fx. In the bundle there is a device called MidiChordHold with a very simple ON/OFF button that works like a Latch button if you place the device before the arpeggio.

PS: I just bought the Keith Mcmillen K-Board for 100€ and it has a sustain toggle that works like a charm. Plus the pads with the note expression are very nice. I strongly advice to check it out:


answered Sep 27 '15 at 10:56 by Antuan (693)

edited Sep 27 '15 at 11:02

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