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Re: looper-friendly MIDI sequencer?

Save your braincells. I think you're looking for somehing like
the DJRND2 by Emmanuel Perille. It might not be everything you
want, but what is?

There's info on the Looper's Delight site at:

- Larry

>among the features would be the ability to visually arrange the loop
>fragments as they are entered, and to transition between scenes 
>fade this snip in over n bars, for example.. with a performance-oriented
>user interface...
>the idea extends the basic delay line to a more acid-like concept where 
>have fragments which together form the piece.. the fragments all loop, are
>all synced together and with midiclock. fragments could initially be 
>one thing id like to work on is having switching between multiple 
>so that you could potentially build sections of the piece in your own
>private headphone mix and then fade them in to a mainmix, or blast them
>multiple synced musicians working together could coordinate pieces and 
>on different substructures within the soundspace simultaneously.
>of course, its just a lofty dream. but manifestation is inevitable when we
>see the illusion of rhythm.
>btw if anyone is interested in collaborating, pls let me know. im doing a
>little work for David Z. of Cycling74 and trying to hook into CNMAT in
>Berkeley so that the resource pool builds.. The MAXMSP people had this 
>awhile ago and toyed with it.
>in lakech
>-----Original Message-----
>From: eric <eobertha@inreach.com>
>To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
>Cc: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
>Date: Tuesday, February 08, 2000 9:13 PM
>Subject: looper-friendly MIDI sequencer?
>>I use MOTU's Performer (not DP) - a not-so-aptly-named piece of software
>>IMHO.  Interested in actually performing with malleable MIDI situations,
>>I have found that a simple act such as vamping on a particular measure
>>of a sequence and then continuing on to an another vamp on down the line
>>a bit is possible (with Perf.) but akward.  The memory loop points are
>>designed (as is the Polar function in DP) more for creating than
>>performing.  So I am frustrated.
>>Here is an example of a software user interface that would turn me on:
>>little whirlpools dot the screen - representing loops; lines are drawn
>>between many of the spirals - representing transitions.  The idea is
>>simple:  click a spiral and you loop, click a line between that spiral
>>and any other and at the next loop end (like a drum machine (a feature
>>sorely lacking in Performer)) the music follows a precomposed transition
>>to another loop pool.  The system could work for a single song or an
>>entire reperetoire.
>>Has anyone seen or heard anything about anything even remotely like
>>Is this doable in MAX?  Anyone interested in designing some software?
>>carry on,
>>eric o.