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Re: MIDI live looping
Have you thought about getting a laptop?
There are a number of programs that you could use for this. The first that
comes to mind would be MAX, on the mac.
The latest OS of the Ztar has a looping sequencer in it too, I believe.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nic Roozeboom" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2001 12:15 PM
Subject: MIDI live looping
> Hi everyone,
> (First time poster - been reading the reflector long enough to be
> that this list is a place imbued with friendliness, benevolence and and
> immense amount of know-how :-)
> Are there any people of experience with a simple MIDI "looping device" -
> know, I know, it's called a sequencer - but most sequencers I've seen
> lend themselves well to a live loop-playing style I'd like to perpetuate:
> hands on the instrument (guitar, in my case) and feet on the pedals,
> buttons & twiddly knobs.
> I'm using a (Line6) loop delay for "analog" (i.e. audio) looping but
> like to have a second independent "digital" looping option in a MIDI
> connected to my guitar synth. Only thing is, ideally it would be as or
> nearly as simple as my Line6: record/overdub button, tap tempo button,
> reverse / half speed (oo, getting really fancy there). Not being entirely
> serious here but the main point is during a live performance, the basic
> buttons plus the natural inclination to repeat phrases are your best
> in terms of response / availability / predictability. Also I'd prefer it
> be a box sitting on the floor - call it guitaristic-compulsive stompbox
> Any recommendations? Thank you very much!
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