Second attempt with the Deluge/NDLR combo
I have to learn restraint with the stutter effect. I programmed a few drum parts, then created 4 synth tracks (just stock presets with a little tweaking), used the midi learn to connect them to the NDLR and played all the parts live. Then I added a guitar part with too much delay.
There are still a few hiccups involved in getting 4 synth parts connected to the same midi controller on 4 different channels, but it does work. The NDLR is a killer device and worth looking into.