We always get a 'Power Up' when we see the amazing talent of those choosing FL Studio and the broad range of musical styles. Why not take a moment to check out some of the great tracks being produced by our most recent FL Studio Power Users.
Either click on the pages above or below to sample some of the music being produced with FL Studio in the last few months.
FL Studio 10.5 introduced Performance Mode and it's proving to be a huge hit with customers. Image-Line's CTO, JMC, recently connected 9 x FLaunchpads and 6 x video monitors to FL Studio to do some 'stress testing'. We are happy to report everything worked perfectly and we thought you'd like to see a video, so here it is:
There are many ways to control Performance Mode, you can use one of the pad-style controllers including an Akai APC20/40, Hexler TouchOSC, Livid Block, liine (i)Lemur, Novation Launchpad, Native Instruments MASCHINE (& MIKRO), Traktor Kontrol F1, KORG padKONTROL or Korg nanoKONTROL II. Alternatively you can use any standard MIDI controller including keyboards, drum pads etc. You can even use the typing keyboard or a touch-screen directly on the Playlist (just make sure to download the FL Studio 10.6 beta for touch functions)
If you'd like to submit a Performance Mode video, feel free to drop one into our performance video thread here. BTW: If you are wondering what a FLaunchpad is, here's a close up of one below. They are functionally identical to the standard Novation Launchpad, so if 9 x FLaunchpads work simultaneously then so will 9 x Launchpads.
Why not take 2 minutes and 33 seconds to refresh your knowledge of per-note parameters and automation in FL Studio.
Notes and tips:
MOD X/Y - Plugins that support custom graphical mapping of MOD X/Y destinations: Harmor, Ogun, Slicex & Sytrus - Not just the filter, many other destinations are possible, especially in Harmor. MOD X/Y mappings also correspond to the XY pad (and X and Y knobs) on the plugins UI. Tweaking or automating these will shift all the corresponding per-note parameter values.
Plugins that map MOD X/Y to their filter cutoff and resonance: Harmless, Sampler, Granulizer, Fruity Slicer, 3XOSC,Fruit Kick, Wasp, Wasp XT, DX10, BeepMap, SimSynth. This does not work for VST Plugins, only FL Studio native format.
Slides - Place a slide note directly over a normal note to only side the value and not pitch. Also works with per note velocity to fade in and out for example. A slide note playing at the same time as multiple normal notes will slide all of them. But if you use a different note color for one of the normal notes and slide note, only that note will slide.
Score files - Save a score file with per note parameter settings and load it in the Quantize tool to apply them to other scores.