[linux-audio-user] Re: Software recommendation

Cesare Marilungo cesare at poeticstudios.com
Wed Nov 29 09:03:18 EST 2006

Cesare Marilungo wrote:
> carmen wrote:
>>> Puredata's strong point is not sequencing and notation,
>> sure but then neither is it the forte of linux audio software in 
>> general. for sequencing i definitely dig Pd+Tk a lot more than eithe 
>> seq24 or Dino, since youve got full access to the data for further 
>> massaging/accessing in unconventional ways without being bound to a 
>> clicky-clicky GTK workflow.. and arent bound to MIDI-enforced notions 
>> of what is a track, what is a folder of tracks, what is a region, etc..
>> http://replic.net/~ix/pr/seq.png for note/part editing, 
>> http://replic.net/~ix/pr/lg.gif for streaming control-data. just grab 
>> /extensions/gui/ix/{mat,lg}.wid and [widget]..plug the xlets into 
>> PDContainer, Pool, or the storage of your choice and get 
>> editing...using del, metro, pipe, or what have you for playback..
> Carmen, where is the [widget] external?
> Can you provide some more instructions to install these awesome stuff? 
> Is there some documentation to extend or write my own widgets?
> Thanks in advance,
> c.
Ok. I've found [widget] in the miXed/toxy and installed everything 
inside it. Pd should be started with -lib widget, right? Anything else 
is needed? And how should I use your files?

>>>> so what
>>>> I need is an application that I can send midi notes and controller 
>>>> data
>>>> through, which will remember them and pass them on to Puredata
>> for this i like rradical-style figure-8 abstraction to timestamp 
>> events and shuttle them onto storage - you can alligator-clip them 
>> anywhere in a patch, instead of having to keep track of midiout's and 
>> range remapping into/out-of midi and the subsequent resolution loss..
>> cheers,
>> c


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