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Re: software looper

This vid might be somewhat useful.
It's Mike Nelson talking about the MIDI capabilities of the Boomerang.



On Sun, January 31, 2016 11:03 pm, Torben Scharling wrote:
> Sounds very interesting guys. Albeit perhaps a bit too geeky for my 
> brain.
> My hope was/is that I could ditch, or perhaps combine the rang with the
> usb
> controllers, since I need to potentially be looping both electric guitar,
> electric bass-guitar, vocals and sometimes even keyboard in the same 
> song,
> and that's just a mess waiting to happen, when you can't control the
> individual loops volume, and only got an undo of the very last thing you
> did (unless you call shutting off loop "undo"). However, the idea behind
> getting the rang and side car was and perhaps still is, that I could have
> that as the hardware backbone, thus relieving the computer from doing the
> looping tasks. As time has gone by without me getting thaat much further,
> I
> could potentially be looking at not getting my first ideal setup up and
> running the way I want it, until the next generation of MacBook Pro's
> arrive, which should be by summer 2016. So by then, or by when I can
> actually afford something like that, I would hope I could do it all in 
> the
> box with effects etc. with low latency. That's been my dream for over a
> decade. But, I can't sit around and wait for that, so I gotta listen to
> you
> experts and start to get a stable and capable system up and running
> somehow
> with what I got, and can afford. Even if that means going stand-alone
> instead of DAW, or if it means running software looping and the boomerang
> combined. At first obviously I had thought I could do it all with the
> boomerang, but I find it too dogma'ish and tend to create the loops the
> same way, with loop 3 as master, and then add on the 1,2 and 4 channels,
> but that only takes me about 1/3rd or 1/4th of the way to sounding
> professional enough. Mind you I'm not usually trying to do soundscape 
> type
> of stuff, but rather trying to make a one-man "band" sound like a 4
> piece..
> Might as well show my current in the works board, as I appreciate the
> input
> from you guys, and I'm sure I can learn a lot if I sit down and take the
> time to try and understand some of the neat ideas and tricks y'all are
> mentioning, that I don't really this point understand what even means :)
> If
> anyone has "rang" type presets and layouts for whatever software (mac
> capable) I'm all ears and inbox, cause I have no programming skills
> whatsoever :)
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