Drum keys - what's all this about?

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Drum keys - what's all this about?

Unread post by mitya » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:21 pm

Hey gang

Could someone explain to a noob the general idea of the drum keys on the MODX? I can't seem to figure out what they're supposed to do or how to use them.

I'm talking about when you have a rhythm track in a performance. If you edit it, there's drum keys - for various drums (high hat, snare etc). Yet nothing I do seems to actually cause anything to happen.

I was hoping it would mean there was a way of manually triggering, say, a snare drum over a looping drum pattern, or manually playing my own fill-in, or something.

So, what are drum keys all about in the context of rhythm patterns?

Sorry if this is explained terribly. If it is, I'll come back with screenshots and a better explanation.
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