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Make sure you've started SuperCollider and that SuperDirt is currently running. To start it, you can type
SuperDirt.start in the interactive text editor.
We want to add a new global effect on each
orbit. A global effect is definitely not the same thing as an "effect". Global effects will always be there on the signal chain, waiting for you to tweak their parameters. Effects, on the contrary, can be used and called specifically for a pattern only. They are instanciated on demand.
We can take a look at all the global effects declared on each orbit using this command in SuperCollider:
We are going to add a global low-pass filter on every
orbit. First we need to generate a
SynthDef for it:
We need to add this
SynthDef on each SuperDirt orbit:
Add the following line to your Tidal Boot file:
You can now have fun playing with your new effect: