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How can one automate the movement of the performance pads in Logic Pro X's new Alchemy Synth?

Is there a way to record the movements and map that to automation for further tweaking?

I see the mappings there, but its not really logical in terms of defining a path.

Is it possible to add multiple layers of automation in Logic? E.g. One for the X direction, one for the Y.

  • just select 'touch' for your automation option in the channel strip and it records your real time manipulations of all that – user23523 Sep 11 '15 at 12:41
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In Alchemy 'Perform' section has 2 pads,

  1. Transform Pads

Transform Pads

  1. XY Pads

XY Pads


Change the 'Automation Mode' from 'Read'(default) to 'Touch'

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From 'Automation Parameter' dropdown, choose 'Alchemy > Perform > Transform Pad X'

Alchemy > Perform > Transform Pad X

Note that this will set 'Automation Parameter' to both Transform Pad X and Transform Pad Y

both Transform Pad X and Transform Pad Y

Now press 'R' and then click-hold the rectangular 'focus' on the Transform Pad and move it as you wish, the corresponding X-Y coordinates will be plotted as automation.

X-Y coordinates will be plotted as automation

P.S : LPX 10.3.2

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