[LAD] Jack Transport Master program

Reuben Martin reuben.m at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 00:30:26 UTC 2015

On Wednesday, December 16, 2015 12:18:56 PM Gerald Mwangi wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I'm looking for a program which can act as a Jack transport *and* time
> master.
> It should feature : set tempo/bar
> - save /load profiles (primarily tempo )
> - the profiles should be easily accessable and load fast (for live
> gigs/switching between songs)
> nice to haves:
> - metronome
> - midi controllable (program change for loading profiles)
> - if possible constrained only to these features
> I've been using ardour live as time master, but it takes toooo long to
> load projects (15s-30s, that breaks the flow of a gig!).
> Hydrogen loads faster but it messes up time sync when using sooperlooper
> as slave. (SL works fine with ardour).
> Thanks, Gerald/JimsonDrift

Use Klick (https://github.com/dsacre/klick) as transport master. Then use the 
qjackctl interface to control start/stop of transport. If supposedly offers OSC 
control, though I’m not sure what the scope of that is.

You can setup some fairly elaborate temo maps.


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