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Re: question re: hardware samplers?

I still have my korg esx and use it all the time. I just think it's so 
much more intuitive then software samplers + recording samples is so easy 
and fast! I think I couldn't write songs with only software... 

Ps. The octatrack looks pretty nice as well:)

Greetings from cologne,

Von meinem iPhone gesendet

Am 22.12.2012 um 13:37 schrieb Philip <philip.ojc@gmail.com>:

> I very recently picked up an Octatrack. I noticed that some other 
> members here use it. It's like a sample, looper, MIDI sequencer, mangler 
> all in one.
> I haven't had time to sit down with it and try to learn it, but it seems 
> to be getting quite a few good reviews. People seem to either love it or 
> hate it.
> P
> On Dec 22, 2012, at 5:02 AM, Daniel Thomas wrote:
>> I really enjoy the Traktor remix deck approach to sampling.  Recently I 
>> have taken to running Traktor and Mobius in Live 8.  I loop live with 
>> Mobius and DJ the resulting loops with Traktor Remix decks.  Tres kewl… 
>>  wish I had more time to explore the many workflow possibilities 
>> therein.
>> BTW, I have a few flagship EMU samplers and the entire EMU sample 
>> library in my attic if any one wants the stuff-- ping me.  They are 
>> absolutely phenomenal sampler/synths and the sound library is world 
>> class.  I love the stuff..  but I am never going back to racks full of 
>> gear connected with snakes. I am too old for the schlepp and these 
>> days, virtual instruments sound absolutely stunning! 
>> Daniel
>> On Dec 21, 2012, at 11:56 AM, Toddbert <toddbert@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Traktor has an interesting sampler specifically for DJing. There's 
>>> also the Octatrack. I use them.
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On Dec 21, 2012, at 9:47 AM, Rick Walker <looppool@cruzio.com> wrote:
>>>> On 12/21/2012 7:31 AM, Scott Hansen wrote:
>>>>> does anyone (DJs?) still use hardware samplers anymore? or has 
>>>>> everything gone to computer software?
>>>>> i was just curious.
>>>>> seems like all i ever see anymore in DJ pics is computers w/ a small 
>>>>> mixer....but maybe i'm not looking close enough!
>>>> Man, you can buy hardware samplers for a song on e-bay these days.
>>>> No one is using them.
>>>> strange to me, but what the heck.  I haven't used mine in ages either.
>>>> A lot of older ones are fantastic machines (especially a lot of the 
>>>> EMUs)  but they have
>>>> really archaic ways of getting samples in and out of the unit.
>>>> Rick