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Re: Live Performance Hardware Looping Equipment Question - Need Help
>I guess I would rather use dedicated hardware for this job
> though, if I could find something that would do it.
The yamaha RM1x works exactly like that. It also imports standard midi
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Jesse Ray Lucas" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, May 18, 2003 9:13 AM
Subject: Re: Live Performance Hardware Looping Equipment Question - Need
> Man, I wish Sonar worked like that. I'm using a sequencer called
> Maestro" (www.midimaestro.com) to do what you're talking about live
> certain sections in the song that loop until I send the sequence a
> 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
> medium I compose in -- Sonar -- was capable of this, as I will be taking
> 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,
> 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
> for looped parts.
> I have thought about using a sampler like Bill suggested on LD. An
> S6000 can have 256MB of memory, which means about 25 minutes worth of
> 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,
> 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
> 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
> > 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.
> > the hardware world - for this type of application - hasn't really
> > up, or functions very differently.
> > A sampler may work, but some of the songs are 20 minutes long. May be
> > RAM issue with the sampler.
> > I do know that Cirque du Soliel works this way, but the samples are
> > sort intros, rather than long songs.
> > Michael