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MF Twister Ableton Sequencer

Description and Instructions

To maximise Twister's sequencer functionality I made a special Drum Rack that allows you to route each column's audio into an internal track so you can expect the same workflow as you get in Traktor's Remix Decks. This allows you to not only add effects per sample as you would expect in Ableton but have column specific effects, mutes and filters.

1. To install this Drum Rack simply download the attached zip file and uncompress it.

2. Open the contained Ableton Project.

3. Open Ableton's preferences and navigate to the MIDI/Sync tab.

4. Enable TRACK and REMOTE Inputs.

5. Enable SYNC and REMOTE Outputs.

To enter the sequencer layer simply hold down both middle side buttons on your device and finally press the top right side button to start Twister's clock. If can't get it to work make sure the project is running.

If you want to save this project as your template so it loads each time Ableton boots then open it's preferences window and click SAVE in the File/Folder tab.

NOTE: The Ableton session needs to be running in order for the sequencer to work since it relies on Ableton's Master Clock.
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Comments for v1.0.1
eric oberthaler 8 months ago
I'm also curious about using this in Live 11.
Alex 8 months ago
Hey there! Thanks for putting together. Doesn't seem to work on Ableton Live 11 Intro; any insight as to why? Is there any work arounds I can try?
padi_04 8 months ago

Are you getting any specific error messages? I don't have Intro but it seems to be working fine here.

Will about 1 year ago
Hi. This is great, it works really well. Took a bit of fiddling but got there in the end.
Will about 1 year ago

Is there any way of saving the global state of the device? If I program in lots of different drum patterns the only ones saved when I switch the twister on and off again are the ones that were playing when I save each time. This is a bit annoying for use a live instrument as I can't quickly switch between saved patterns for each voice. The default patterns are ok but not good for different styles of beats.

padi_04 about 1 year ago

You can press the lower right side button to enter the unit's built in snapshots page.

Will about 1 year ago

Thanks for your reply. The snapshots only save the first pattern slot on each channel, the rest reset every time I restart the twister. This makes the devices Utility for performance somewhat limited as I have to start from almost default every time unless I just want to use one pattern on each channel for every snapshot. Is there a way to save all of the patterns if you change them?

brandon over 1 year ago
I've been trying to get this to work in live10 for three days. I'm moments away from driving to DJTT main office and chucking this device through their goddamned window. I've installed MFT8.mfs, set inputs/outputs per instructions, and fiddled with every setting in between to make this work as a sequencer...NOTHING WORKS. A little help here?
padi_04 over 1 year ago

I'm guessing you mean this one (https://maps.djtechtools.com/mappings/2702) since the template you are commenting on has no "MFT8.mfs" file. If the script doesn't show up make sure you copied over all contents of the Script folder to the intended destination and NOT the Script folder as a whole. It's most likely step 2 what's getting in the way for you.

Ray Salas about 2 years ago
Hi, The sequencer is running at 1/32 how do I change it to 1/16? Thanks!