-Just my .02, but I know a few DJs in my area, and they all use Pro-Tools for the Mac. Smiles, G-Girl At 10:55 AM 6/13/01 -0400, you wrote: >> > There are certainly other NYC area loopers... though not nearly to the >> > same organized level as on the west coast! >> > >> > on the list, there's myself, anti:clockwise (who's playing on Saturday >> > night >> > at the Pink Pony), Steve Sandburg, and a couple of others. and tons >> > of people off the list. >>***cool, I'll try to check it out. Where's the locale? > > >The Pink Pony is on Ludlow, but he didn't give an address >(Ludlow just below Houston if I remember...) > > >> > So what sort of looping do you do? >> ***I'm a newcomer...i decided i'd like to give this a go. I'm in >the >>market for a computer. I'm going mac. I'm taking an audio digital class >at >>the New School, and the teach is helping people decide what they need to >>get. I've been told to get a duel proc mac, about 533 mhz. > >Was there some reason behind the dual-processor? > > > >>Now...about the >>program... what to get , what to get...we haven't looked at the programs >>yet. They mentioned Acid (not avail for mac) calkwalk, qbase, fraser, >>protool...yadda yaddaa... Have you any suggestions? > >Hmm. Well, a lot of the people here are hardware loopers, >grabbing loops "on-the-fly" as we play... > >I used to use Vision on the Mac but that's an orphaned program. >I'm looking at MOTU's Digital Performer 3.0 when it comes >out (finally)... but I need pretty heavy MIDI tools, sounds like >you don't use MIDI at all! > > >>I want to do loops, >>love drum n bass... I'd like to combine that, with a spice added, >flavored >>with Fripp, Apex Twin, Reich, M. Monk, We, ambient / trancy / atmospheric >>stuff..going into beats. Least that's what I'm thinking. I just got 2 >>turntables, no microphone ;p (unless you count the piece of crap that >I've >>had bought from Shit-Shack) and a mixer...I hope to encorp that with the >>mac. (side note: Got a Gemini mixer...someone told me that they are not >>known for their quality. I tried it out, and found that channel 1 is >bad. I >>have to go back to Sam Ass and exchange it. Should I xchange it for some >>other brand?) > > >Gemini has a pretty bad reputation. People seem to like >Numark, here's an interesting looking one... > ><http://www.8thstreet.com/Product.asp?ProductCode=4700&Category=DJ_Gear> > >I fear this list won't really be too much good for this, >though... not everyone here is a player who loops on the >fly but most of the discussion seems to center on that. > > /t > > > that was fast > >.......all legal games of chess ><http://solveChess.com/chess?refresh=0>...... >.....programmer's documentation ><http://solveChess.com/doc>.................. > > --- "The only things I really think are important, are love, and eachother. -Then, anything is possible..."