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RE: loopers

  -Just my .02, but I know a few DJs in my area, and they all use Pro-Tools
for the Mac.  



  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 
>>market for a computer. I'm going mac. I'm taking an audio digital class 
>>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, 
>>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 
>>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...
>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 
>.....programmer's documentation 


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