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It is possible to set up scale modes indirectly right now by creating progressions such as this Lydian one: ma_IV V I IV
The voice leading can also be set up so that the different cadences sound right, in this case maybe the melody can move from median to subdominant over the I IV progression.
The problem with this approach is that the scale base note doesn't match the real one since it is always tracking the I chord root. Another problem is pedal figuration lines that are often set up to follow the dominant or tonic. Both of those problems should be possible to solve by just a single option for progressions to treat the IV root as tonic (in the Lydian example). I will certainly consider this as a future feature.
It would be really interesting to try to generate such progressions in templates as well. My knowledge of how to use the different modes (in terms of cadences, voice leading etc.) are currently very limited though.
Thanks for the feature request, I am glad that you enjoy the program!
In the next release, there will be some built-in support for modes by using prefix before the chords.
For example, 'ly' prefix means Lydian mode, 'do' means Dorian, 'ph' Phrygian, 'mx' Mixolydian, 'ae' Aeolian (not really necessary since the minor scale supports this already), 'lo' Locrian.
The current limitation is that all the chords will always be diatonic, so alteration support within those modes will be added later.
Scale modes are now available in the latest version (0.0.23). Coming to templates as well later.
Hello! Thanks for the feedback and question.
Glad to hear that you enjoy the application!
I hope to add support for soundfonts in a future update, but it is a rather large addition. A possible alternative would be to add support for external Midi synthesizers or even plugins that can be configured to use a certain soundfont. I have done that before with VST and it is a lot easier than adding support for reading and playback of soundfonts.
Thanks for the feature request Hadi!
I am glad that you find application useful 🙂
More templates is one of my top priorities in this project, but also something I find very difficult to pull off given the skills I have.
I have a template that I am working on that is supposed to generate some simple techno tunes, but it is difficult to get any decent quality out of it yet 😉
I hope everything is great with you, let's join another game jam again soon!
Ha, it's been a while, hasn't it? We totally should! I just did LD a few weeks back. I considered asking you if you were available but ended up doing it solo. Not the best result, I overscoped, but as always I improved in some areas!
And yes, I understand it can be difficult. No rush ;) I'm sure whatever you come up with will be great!