[LAU] Simple WAV-based looper with MIDI control?

Esben Stien b0ef at esben-stien.name
Wed May 27 08:10:26 EDT 2009

Ken Restivo <ken at restivo.org> writes:

> 1) Works with stereo WAV files
> 2) Is loop-oriented not sample-oriented (i.e. not like Jackbeat)
> 3) Lets you pre-load the loops and stores them with the file
> (i.e. this disqualifies SooperLooper, from last I played with it).
> 4) Is very CPU-stingy enough to run on a netbook.
> 5) Is very stable and won't die in the middle of a show (i.e. not
> Freewheeling, last I used it)
> 6) Has MIDI controls for the loops and levels/mixer/muting for them.
> 7) Can handle up to about 5 simultaneous loops (i.e. not like some
> of the DJ-oriented stuff that handles only two at a time).
> 8) Of course, is JACK-ified and RT capable.
> 9) Optionally has some way of picking/moving loop points, though
> that's not so critical since I can use Rezound for that off-line.


Fits all your criteria, but lacks JACK MIDI and JACK TRANSPORT. It's
possible to control JACK TRANSPORT over OSC, but wont be absolutely

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