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Re: Drum machine for loops / echoplex
At 9:01 AM -0800 3/22/00, Gary Lehmann wrote:
>Thanks for the response on the Oberheim echoplex--it sounds like a better
>unit for what I'm trying to do. I'll have to check it out. Someone
>that it is out of production--does that mean backordered? Because I think
>they still make them . . .
the echoplex is still in production, currently being made by Gibson's
Trace-Elliot division. You can ask them about it at email@example.com.
Or, a little birdie just told me there is a person in the Gibson sales
department handling new echoplexes, Gil Pini, 1-800-544-2766 x217 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. (poor Gil is about to get deluged with inquiries
>As far as the drum machine thang--here is my setup. The Jamman is syncing
>with the drum machine thru MIDI clock. To compensate for the lack of
>percussion during the recording of the initial loop, I am using Cakewalk
>play the drum pattern on a Sound Canvas and send various patch changes
>for Guitar, Jamman commands). I don't want to have all the percussion
>from the sequencer, for reasons which may be obvious but need not be
>into at this point. The SR-16 drum machine will not change patterns in
>response to MIDI commands. Is there a drum machine which does? It would
>one less thing I had to do while attempting to improvise.
to me it seems a drum machine should change patterns with a prog ch
command. I think its odd that your's doesn't. In fact, I just tried this
with my old Alesis hr-16 and it worked fine. Are you sure you have the midi
parameters set up right?
Kim Flint | Looper's Delight
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