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Re: How big is your mac? (and other computer looping questions)
Actually I've been using a PC quite well to record and edit my work since
1996. Have the Macs caught up then? :)
From: "Os" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, August 23, 2010 8:43 AM
Subject: Re: How big is your mac? (and other computer looping questions)
> This kind of question always amuses me, like it's only in the last
> year or two that computers have become useful for music.
> I did many gigs running Ableton Live on a 667Mhz G4 Powerbook, which
> had a ton of other software installed too, and wouldn't think twice
> about running web browsers or email or whatever at the same time as
> Any Mac that will run OS X is absolute fine for audio work, IMHO.
> On 23 August 2010 00:21, Philip <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> After getting inspired by Kid Beyond's vids, I decided to get a copy of
>> I'm curious about what Macs and configurations people are using with
>> computer looping software.
>> I've had Logic freeze up and crash on me when I was using it on a
>> so I wouldn't trust it for live stuff. I'm thinking of getting a one or
>> year old 15" or 17" MBP, maxing out the memory, and not putting any
>> on it except for Ableton.
>> Is that being overly cautious? Will it matter if I put Mail
>> on it provided I turn them off when looping, or does simply having them
>> the machine use memory?