[LAU] Large live recrodings ?

Arnold Krille arnold at arnoldarts.de
Mon Jun 23 05:42:09 EDT 2008

Am Montag, 23. Juni 2008 schrieb Svend-Erik Kjær Madsen:
> What would you bee using if you should record a large music file in
> let's say 14-16 tracks ? Next month my band have a live-gig I want to
> record, and I am on the brink of letting my old and heavy ADAT tape
> machines be left back, and only bring my notebook and my multiface amd
> my mic-preamps for recording.
> Is it stable and secure to record in Ardour in one go ?

Either ardour if you want a complicated interface for a simple task. Or 
timemachine if you want a simple interface for a simple task. timemachine 
even records backwards in time so when you decide to record each song on its 
own, you can press the record-button after the song started and it will (with 
respect to the length you told it to buffer) record the beginning if the song 

> I could raise 
> latency since we're not using any kind of live monitoring from the
> computer.

2x1024 should be good for plain recording (even if you do 
recording-while-playing). The higher the latency the better the chance for 
the disks to keep up. Only if you really need software monitoring or are 
playing and recording softsynths you need low-latency.

But test your setup before the gig. Or maybe bring your ADAT _and_ your 
multiface and record with both if its an important recording.

Have fun,

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