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Re: Laptops and Performance

That's sick!  I love it!  May have to buy one just for Miration!


On Jun 20, 2007, at 4:33 PM, Mech wrote:

> At 9:25 AM -0500 6/19/07, Josh Carroll wrote:
>> There's a program available at garagecube.com called Miration that  
>> basically turns a computer QWERTY keyboard into a sampler and the  
>> mouse into an XY pad controller that can affect speed, volume,  
>> pan, and other effects.  Sounds pretty boring except for a small  
>> statement in the documentation that suggests that the keyboard  
>> should be attached to the computer by a long USB cord and carried  
>> around on stage like a guitar.  Now that's fun!
> Kewl!  That reminds me that back in the 80's, I was trying to work  
> out a hack to use a workstation replacement keyboard (like you'd  
> find on the old DEC's, for instance) to control our MIDI hardware  
> onstage. Back then, I thought it would look cool; sorta like Dave  
> Stewart in the Eurhythmics' "Sweet Dreams" video.  Funny how now  
> that would appear completely passe.
> Still I think it would be neat to combine one of the mobile  
> keyboards with something like this for mouse control:
>     http://catalog.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process? 
> Product_Id=157024
> ;)
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