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looper-friendly MIDI sequencer?
I use MOTU's Performer (not DP) - a not-so-aptly-named piece of software
IMHO. Interested in actually performing with malleable MIDI situations,
I have found that a simple act such as vamping on a particular measure
of a sequence and then continuing on to an another vamp on down the line
a bit is possible (with Perf.) but akward. The memory loop points are
designed (as is the Polar function in DP) more for creating than
performing. So I am frustrated.
Here is an example of a software user interface that would turn me on:
little whirlpools dot the screen - representing loops; lines are drawn
between many of the spirals - representing transitions. The idea is
simple: click a spiral and you loop, click a line between that spiral
and any other and at the next loop end (like a drum machine (a feature
sorely lacking in Performer)) the music follows a precomposed transition
to another loop pool. The system could work for a single song or an
Has anyone seen or heard anything about anything even remotely like
Is this doable in MAX? Anyone interested in designing some software?