[LAU] OT: Interesting article on MIDI timing

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Fri Mar 12 13:38:35 EST 2010

Ken Restivo wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 04:12:31PM -0600, Josh Lawrence wrote:
>> I found this to be interesting:
>> http://www.velvetacidchrist.com/2010/03/08/sequencing-atari-st-cubase-2-0/
>> (site is pretty heavy on graphics)
>> summary for the lazy:
>> person did a test of various MIDI sequencers on various platforms, the
>> Atari STe was the winner.
> Awesome!
> I have fond memories of Atari ST's. I had an Atari 1040ST running HybridArts SMPTETrack. It had a greyscale monitor, and I combined it with a Roland MT-32 and an RD-250 piano, and that was my studio for a couple years.
> I did a bunch of anal-retentive "masterpeices" on that setup, i.e. this one, which is probably the most prog-rock-like thing I've put out:
> http://www.archive.org/download/AtmosphericCD1998/12_Spaceman.ogg

Hmmm, I believe someone wondered how the Atari ST's "6809" processor 
could outperform newer processors? Among other things, it used a 68000 
processor, not a 6809.

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