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Save favorite rhythms on BK5

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Save favorite rhythms on BK5 #6313
LOVE my new BK5 but any reference in the manual to saving any kind of favorites is limited to sounds or voices not (drum) rhythm styles. Surely there must be a quicker way to access, for example a country ballad then go to a rock pattern or even a waltz without pushing, scrolling and selecting each time. There must be a numeric control or even better a one touch method?
I’ve only had it two weeks so haven’t figured it out yet.
Any help setting up favorite rhythms will be appreciated!
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Save favorite rhythms on BK5 #6314
There are others on here who know more than me. But I believe the intent is that you would save them to the USB drive as "user programs" (UPG), i.e., the rhythm together with all of your selected voices, any edits you made to the One-Touch Settings, MFX, split point, chord recognition mode, sync status, etc.
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Save favorite rhythms on BK5 #6316
If you are happy with the ROM styles, you don't need to save them as User Styles. Simply create a Performance in your master Performance List with the name of the style using the style. You CAN select Performances numerically (p.25 in the manual) so this would give you a quick shortcut to your favorite styles. However, unless you set up a Performance Hold holding the Tones, it is also going to load up the Tones you save with the Performance (which may be different to the OTS sounds).

In truth, what you want to do is a little old school, given just how many styles and sounds and effects there are nowadays in modern arrangers. The old method of selecting everything on the fly is a lot more difficult now there are thousands of sounds, hundreds of styles, and extensive effect possibilities. Nowadays, creating a Performance List entry for each song (or each genre of music) helps you tame the possibilities.
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Save favorite rhythms on BK5 #6330
Ok so I did find a way to do this. Of course it requires the flash drive to be in place. I call up the rhythm pattern I want to save, then go to Menu, scroll down to Rhythm Composer, tap Menu again, Scroll down to Save and hit Enter. Nice!
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Save favorite rhythms on BK5 #6331
The problem with this is, you have to navigate to the styles folder to select these styles. If you use the performance list feature at all you will have to renegotiate the file structure each time.

I seriously recommend that you consider using the performance list for this, as it will be functionally identical, add the ability to store the sounds that you prefer with that style in addition to the OTS settings, and will allow you to store your favorite styles and dedicated performances all in the same place. Additionally, unless you edit those styles that you copied from the ROM settings, all you are doing is duplicating data.

In addition, the performance list allows you to move performances around, and organize it anyway you like, whether alphabetically, or in style families with no regard to its name. The folder structure on the stick however, will be alphabetized whether you like it or not. In addition, as I referred to above, you can also call up these styles numerically from the performance list. There is no easy way to remotely call up a style from the folder structure on a stick.

Seriously… I strongly suggest that you use the performance list rather than the USB stick for what you want to do. It has many, many advantages.
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