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Re: Sonars loop construction
Jesse posted the reply regarding Sonar. I use Cubase and SX.
Or, are you asking about various uses of looping via computer software?
At 03:37 PM 5/18/03 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi there Michael,
>I also use Sonar but havent really seen the advantages
>of the loop construction.Do you do a lot of loop work
>--- Jesse Ray Lucas <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Man, I wish Sonar worked like that. I'm using a
>> sequencer called "MIDI
>> Maestro" (www.midimaestro.com) to do what you're
>> talking about live (having
>> certain sections in the song that loop until I send
>> the sequence a message
>> to continue). I guess I would rather use dedicated
>> hardware for this job
>> though, if I could find something that would do it.
>> It would be nice if the
>> medium I compose in -- Sonar -- was capable of this,
>> as I will be taking my
>> PC out anyway to use as a standalone Kontakt
>> sampler. It's kind of
>> ridiculous that it's not. Oh well. Maybe in a
>> future release. Anyway, I
>> have a great deal of interest in this thread,
>> because I'm looking for the
>> same thing. Not the MPC style of breaking the song
>> into sections and
>> triggering them from pads. Just one long MIDI file
>> that has pointers in it
>> for looped parts.
>> I have thought about using a sampler like Bill
>> suggested on LD. An Akai
>> S6000 can have 256MB of memory, which means about 25
>> minutes worth of stereo
>> audio. BUT, if you want to have one instrument that
>> you can dynamically
>> mute and/or effect, then you would have to have it
>> as a seperate sample, so
>> your time would go down to 12.5 minutes. If you
>> want several instruments
>> (samples) to be able to control independently, then
>> your sample time
>> continues to be reduced. I don't think this is the
>> answer for what it is we
>> both seem to want.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Michael Clark" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
>> Sent: Sunday, May 18, 2003 11:54 AM
>> Subject: Re: Live Performance Hardware Looping
>> Equipment Question - Need
>> > Hi Bill,
>> > Thanks. I am hoping to find a unit that works
>> sort of like cubase in a
>> > hardware form: the song is completely composed
>> and recorded with loop
>> > points positioned in parts of the song. To loop a
>> part, i simply tell the
>> > unit to loop that part. When i tell the unit to
>> stop looping, the song
>> > then continues - as it would in cubase or another
>> software program.
>> > I'm very accustomed to working with a variety of
>> software programs. Maybe
>> > the hardware world - for this type of application
>> - hasn't really caught
>> > up, or functions very differently.
>> > A sampler may work, but some of the songs are 20
>> minutes long. May be a
>> > RAM issue with the sampler.
>> > I do know that Cirque du Soliel works this way,
>> but the samples are mainly
>> > sort intros, rather than long songs.
>> > Michael
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