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Re: Electron Octatrack

for 1200€ i'll stick with the notebook+controller by now ...

2010/9/17 Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 2:55 PM, andy butler <akbutler@tiscali.co.uk> 
>>> "your captured loops will immediately be time stretched to the BPM of 
>>> Octatrack."
>>>    Can that feature be switched off?
>>> this is the same as repeater, and you cant switch that off...  its a 
>>> it stretches to fit the bpm... thats what I took that to mean...
>> I thought you *could* switch that off in the Repeater.
> The Repeater offers "the CC#14 trick" which means that if you feed it
> MIDI CC#14 (or equivalent parameter if the CC number changed with the
> software upgrade) two things happen simultaneously: Time-stretching is
> applied and pitch-shifting is applied. The funny thing is that these
> two processor demanding processes are applied in order to simulate the
> classic rate shifting "varispeed" of early samplers. In Mobius this
> oldschool sound is called Rate Shift, in the EDP it's called "speed"
> and I think Os calls it "speed" also in the Augustus Loop. But in
> these oldschool loopers rate shifting uses practically no extra CPU
> while the CC#14 trick almost bogs down the Repeater.
> I think the Repeater would come in handy today if lined up as tempo
> slave to Mobius. I think so because Mobius is the only looper I know
> that offers the user to set a max tempo and a minimum tempo to be
> calculated by the first loop you record. When I used to slave the
> Repeater to the EDP I often ran into problems if the tempo got too
> fast, as when starting out a session with making a short loop on the
> EDP. The Repeater then malfunctioned because it could process data in
> time. I feel very happy today with software available that may let us
> stay free from such classic issues.
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
> www.boysen.se
> www.perboysen.com
> www.looproom.com internet music hub

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il.luminada, exclamava: "O siga, que he pagat per aquesta merda de
màquina i resulta que ni tan sols em diu si sóc un Buda o no, òsties!,
no podien posar-li una agulla , o que pitara, o alguna cosa així? "

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