I’m having the same problem with the regular version of Podium.
I work around it by having two identical tracks:
One I use for playback before punch-in, and on the other I record.
I hope it helps a bit,
I’m happy to hear it’s on your list.
I just noticed the newest version of surge is now also exclusive to vst3.
For playing one shot samples, I think the most convenient would be to download a vst for this task. I use a vst named Sitala, which is simple enough for me to understand. But others might have other favorietes.
In the vst, you can import your samples, and arrange them.
When set up, you can use the piano roll to play the samples.
Once in the piano roll, podium has an option to change the piano to drum note names.
I hope the above gives you enough information to get started.
I’m able to record my guitar as well, works like a charm.
I can only hear my guitar when the recording of the channel has been activated
Something i’m thinking of that could help. Might be helpful, might be not:
I noticed there is an option to assign the Input audio to the current active track. This way, you can have multiple channels, and you can choose which channel will process your audio. You can also select the inout to be fixed to a channel. Which is default.
I made a track as well. Started out as an attempt to do chillhop, but once I threw a guitar in it turned out to be something different.
I used Sitala Vst as a sampler. Slightly buggy on my machine, but i can still recommend it. (Its free)
I made a goa trance track using podium and I am impressed! I used Behringer td-3 synth, tal-mod, tone 2 warmverb… It is loud!
Nice! Cool idea to hook up an analog synth. Is it possible to sync it to podium, or is that done manually?