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Re:Re: FlyLooper & market potential
How bout this:
For those of us that already own midi controllers (including people who
might want to control loops from a keyboard), I will make this program
For anyone who doesn't already own a midi controller ... (aka joe average
guitar player) there will be an optional USB device that will also work
the program (retailing at about the same price as the FCB1010, say). This
device might include a few extra bells and whistles that the midi
doesn't have, but nothing crucial (some effects controls).
That seems like a copacetic situation, no?
Since this thread is getting older .. I want to reiterate, that this is
something I hope to have working someday ... it's already out there
(www.flyloops.com). There will be a downloadable beta version soon (once
get midi controllers working).
>From: a k butler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re:Re: FlyLooper & market potential
>Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2006 09:14:47 +0100
>>Aaron is writing a software looper, and presumably wants to make
>>money selling it. Instead of supporting MIDI like practically every
>>other piece of music software in the world, he was going to build his
>>own custom footswitch that would only work with his software.
>>Many, if not most, of the people that are going to be interested in
>>this looper don't want another friggin' footswitch. Not supporting
>>MIDI, at least as an option, is insane.
>with the standard "my2cents" disclaimer, and respect to Jeff:-
>The advantage is presumably that the footswitch works as a dongle,
>which is a useful consideration in profit terms.
>Doesn't that Korg Legacy thing rely on a similar principle?
>I could imagine that having a nice light small footswitch to work
>the looper, while using the laptop to set up FX & sounds
>would be most acceptable for a portable rig.
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