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Re: Is it Ableton Live - or is it me?

If you're on a Mac you can probably use MidiPipe to trigger an  
applescript to control the UI and change the tempo - although I  
imagine there will probably be quite significant latency.

MidiPipe: http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/16154
Prefab IU Browser: http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/ 
Prefab UI Actions: http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/ 


On Jun 12, 2006, at 1:20 AM, Per Boysen wrote:

> On 12 jun 2006, at 10.09, Buzap Buzap wrote:
>> I still don't know if I'll be happy with Ableton for "Live"  
>> situations. There seem to be no keyboard/midi controlls for  
>> setting the meter. How am I going to switch from 4/4 to 7/8?
> Manually, by using the mouse. Unfortunately.
>> One thing encouraging: Kid Beyond seems to use control-software  
>> quite successfully.
> If you're interested in his set-up he posted a detailed description  
> on this list, maybe a year back or so. Might be possible to find by  
> searching the archives. The most important part is to use a third- 
> party software that translates external (controller) MIDI events  
> into computer key stroke code. That way you can control all the  
> stuff in Ableton that can not be mapped to external MIDI.
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
> www.boysen.se (Swedish)
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