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Re: help..advice ...epd and sampler

On 12/3/05, Per Boysen <per@boysen.se> wrote:
> On Dec 3, 2005, at 21:19, enat21213@aol.com wrote:
> > i'm looking to get into playing with backing tracks live....what's
> > a good hardware device (sampler) that will hold multiple songs
> > around 3-4-5 minutes.
> Why not get a cheap DAT recorder or mini disc? I mean if it's static
> backing tracks that would be totally fool proof. I've been touring
> with backing tracks on CD and DAT (2 tr stereo as well as 8 tr ADAT)
> and with CD you really have to get a "DJ safe" CD player. You can not
> rely on the venues to have that. Problems with some CD players is
> that bass frequencies at loud levels make the backing track stutter.
> That's why we always used DAT for backing tracks.
> As "backing track sampler" I guess any hard drive based recorder
> would do fine.

Seems like an mp3 player would work too.  You could even set up a
playlist  in your iPod (everyone has an iPod now, right?) and zip
right through your set list.  Just a thought.