[LAU] SL vs FW -- was: Freewheeling, keyboard

Grammostola Rosea rosea.grammostola at gmail.com
Sun Aug 23 16:34:09 EDT 2009

Jesse Chappell wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 3:06 PM, Gabriel M.
> Beddingfield<gabriel at teuton.org> wrote:
>>> GUI do you think would help the sooperlooper experience?  FW's gui is
>>> very much tied to that app, regarding the waveform updating, etc.
>> What's nice is that, out of the box, there's about 16 loops that I can have
>> laid out in front of me, visually, to trigger or record or whatever. For
>> someone just in to looping... FW gives a nice and fairly intuitive GUI.  No
>> sync options, a MIDI implementation out of the box, etc.
> Let me first say that I really like FW's approach to multiple
> simultaneous loops.  In many ways I wish SL had a different design
> than it ended up with.  Not needing to care a priori about the loop
> count is really nice.
> As for a MIDI implementation out of the box... doesn't that just put
> the burden of configuring your hardware to match it?  I find that
> setting/changing the bindings in SL (especially with midi learn) to be
> a bit easier.  I could easily include a selection of default midi
> binding presets with SL, if I thought there was some common setup that
> would actually be useful to people.  Feel free to send me some!
Does sooperlooper supports a dance pad like fweelin does?


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