Long time not posting on the blog, but I have been busy working on a few requirements for Hydrogen, the open-source drum-machine (http://www.hydrogen-music.org).
Two features that are already finished:
- Control which instrument is played depending on an e-drum hihat foot-pressure. This is especially useful to play a hihat closed, half-open, 3/4 open and fully open. The pull request on the Hydrogen github is available here: http://github.com/hydrogen-music/hydrogen/pull/167
- Support for e-drum cymbal choke. Code available here: http://github.com/hydrogen-music/hydrogen/pull/171
I am now in the middle of coding the possibility to have multiple banks per instrument. This would allow to for example have snare drum top and bottom, or drums overhead. Although not finished yet, it’s (kind of) functional and available here: https://github.com/blablack/hydrogen/tree/multi_bank_per_instrument