[LAU] off topic (was: Re: ableton live in vmware)
ronaldjstewart at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 21:30:59 EDT 2009
Just go Renoise and get down the production road!
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 6:19 PM, Patrick Shirkey <pshirkey at boosthardware.com
> On 09/01/2009 10:56 AM, Brett McCoy wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 8:44 PM, Paul Davis<paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>
> >> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 6:23 PM, Rui Nuno Capela<rncbc at rncbc.org>
> >>> on my own confession, during lac2007 presentation, making a live clone
> >>> was indeed my initial goal for qtractor. it still is, as much of a
> >>> foundation it can be.
> >> it might be worth you knowing that the heart of live is realtime
> >> granular (re)synthesis, all the time, everywhere (or at least it was a
> >> while ago). i suspect that you cannot do what live does without this
> >> as the basic model of audio output. i could be wrong.
> > I have to admit complete ignorance here, but what is it about Live
> > that makes it advantageous over DAWs like Ardour, Reaper, Sonar, Pro
> > Tools, etc? Is it primarily loop/clip/synth based rather than a hard
> > disk recorder/mixer like a traditional DAW?
> That's part of it and it also has a very efficient user interface model
> that seems to be intuitive for a lot of people. it's not too "candy" to
> be a toy but it's not too hard to be threatening. Although I find that
> most people I know who use it do so because someone famous they know
> does and they want to make music similar to that person. They often
> complain about finding it time consuming to get their head around the
> complete system but as they are able to quickly make baby steps that is
> a big confidence builder and they feel it is worth the effort to
> understand the system if they can get close to emulating their musical
> Patrick Shirkey
> Boost Hardware Ltd
> > -- Brett
> > ------------------------------------------------------------
> > "In the rhythm of music a secret is hidden;
> > If I were to divulge it, it would overturn the world."
> > -- Jelaleddin Rumi
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