184 MOTIF Reference
Song Record mode
Reference Song mode
nMIDI events the external MIDI devices connected
to the MOTIF can be recorded to tracks 1~16.
7 After completing your performance (in Realtime
recording) or completing Step recording, press the
[■] button to stop recording.
8 Record additional tracks as required. Repeat
steps #3 through #7 as desired.
9 Press the [F] button to hear your newly
10 Save the recorded data to the Memory Card or
the SCSI device connected to the MOTIF.
The recorded (edited) song data resides temporarily in
DRAM (page 64). Because data contained in DRAM is
lost when the power is turned off, you should always store
any data residing in DRAM to a memory card or an
external SCSI device before turning off the power.
• For detailed instructions on steps #4 - #7, see the
• For details on step #10 refer to “File mode” on
nThe following explanations apply to MIDI data
recording (creating MIDI tracks). For instructions
on recording audio data (creating sample tracks),
see “Sampling mode” on page 233.
Setting up before recording
The explanations here apply to steps #4 - #5 of the
Basic Procedure on page 183.
● [F1] Song Record Setup
Basic Structure (page 51)
When recording type is set to something other
than “step” :
n“Punch-in measure : beat” and “Punch-out measure :
beat” are available when the Recording Type is set to
When recording type is set to “step” :
• Type (Recording type)
Determines the recording method.
RecTrack is set to 1 ~ 16:
replace, overdub, punch, step
RecTrack is set to “tempo” :
replace, punch, step
RecTrack is set to “scene” :
RecTrack is set to “multi” :
replace , overdub, punch
nWhen “punch” is selected, “Punch-in measure :
beat” and “Punch-out measure : beat” appear in
the display and should be set.
nWhen “step” is selected, you should specify the
event type to be enetered.
This parameter is available when the Recording Type is set
to something other than “step.” Record quantize aligns
the timing of notes which are not exactly on the beat on-
the-ﬂy as you record.
measure : beat
measure : beat
(set in the Song Play display)
This lets you switch between Single Track
recording and All Track recording. (Press
the [F6] button.)
This lets you turn the click sound
(metronome) on/off for recording.
(Press the [F5] button.)
(set in the Song Play display) Tempo