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Re: Mobius part 2
Ah, thanks for the clarification Per, I'd read you
used Live and used Mobius alone as well, but i guess I
was unclear as to what ends each was used.
But it made me think about how I intend to use my
In one sense I want it to be super simple like
Chainer. In this sense the laptop will act as a
dedicated looper/processor (maybe a soft synth every
now and then)
However, my hope is to also use it live where it
provides sequenced beats and loops.... OK, and maybe a
VSTi every now and then. (Man I love grainstates!)
So, as a wise man once said "A well asked question
answers itself." Perhaps I'm looking for 2 things and
a single program isn't the answer. Maybe Chainer and
Energy XT will do the jobs and they're both in my
budget for sure. (Live is a little pricey right now...
although I guess I have an upgrade deal from a light
--- Per Boysen <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 25 jun 2006, at 19.50, mark sottilaro wrote:
> > On the topic of Mobius, why do you like Chainer as
> > vst host? I know Per loves Live
> Sorry to interrupt here, but I only use Live as a
> host when I can let
> Live set the master tempo. And that happens almost
> never. So in
> praxis I don't use any VST host at all. I think
> Mobius is so much
> more "playable" as a standalone version. When using
> Mobius to create
> tracks for recording projects I use the "Record
> Audio" function in
> Mobius that renders a file to the hard drive. Then I
> move that file
> into a traditional DAW (Logic is my fav) to
> eventually assemble the
> piece, sweeten audio, mix and master for CD or DVD.
> The reason I don't like Live is that it doesn't
> follow MIDI clock
> very well. At least when playing solo gigs I like to
> have Mobius
> define the tempo and provide the master MIDI clock
> and last time I
> did that, in November 2005, Live "lost sync" way too
> > but I'm not sure if I
> > need or would use all it's functionality.
> Live has nice plug-ins and lets you change pitch and
> timing, is that
> what you mean you may not need?
> > I'd rather
> > have something that has some midi
> > ability. I'm checking out Tracktion right now but
> > curioius.
> These days Live has MIDI sequencing and some basic
> MIDI editing. Live
> does not let you define MIDI groove templates from
> audio loops or
> MIDI loops though.
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
> www.boysen.se (Swedish)
> www.looproom.com (international)
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