Song and Mixer view/mode related requests
I've written a love letter to the developers via Twitter, but of course there are some things I would change about BM3, even though I've decided to go all in with the app, particularly about the Song and Mixer view/modes.
Markers. Please add Marker functionality to Song view/mode. I know that BM3's strength is in the sampling and sampler, but with a few minor tweaks it could also be an even more powerful audio multitracker. Markers have been "on the list" for Cubasis for FOUR YEARS and Auria only allows a total of 4 markers that cannot be labeled. BM3 can do better. I'll leave it to Intua to figure out the best way to implement the feature (Marker track?) but it would make navigation so much easier.
Resizing of audio files. Apologies in advance if I am missing something (which is entirely possible given BM3's...quirks...and my relative lack of time spent with it), but I cannot figure out how to resize audio files in Song view/mode. I'm not talking about time-stretching, or anything fancy. Say, for example, you have a 20 bar audio file where the sound comes in at bar 14, it could be nice to "hide" the silence in the audio file for the first 14 bars without having to trim the sample/edit the audio file. I've only been able to shorten audio files at the back end, not the front. Seems like an odd omission.
Auto punch-in/punch-out recording. Not sure if that's what it's called, but it's the feature that enables you to set start and end bars/beats/time divisions for starting and ending recording. So, for example, if you wanted to record a 2 bar pattern to an audio track, you could you select bars 1-4 to record two passes of the pattern. (Bounce pattern, or something similar, has different applications).
Bounce pattern. Hey! Bounce or export pattern also sounds like a great idea!
Add record toggles to Mixer view. Please add record toggles to mixer view. It's inconvenient to have to switch back to track view to enable record on a particular channel. It's available with a long press of the channel/track title, but it would be nice to have at the bottom, next to mute/solo/mon. Just one click.
Ok, now please tell me how wrong I am and that these features either already exist or are unnecessary because of a work around.