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MIDI and Sampling – 1985

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synclavier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tavs9gNFZhY

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8MHz CPU with 4MB of RAM – 1991 Computer Sequencing

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari_MEGA_STE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Ritenour

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The Perfect Click Track: Metronome Development

More interesting OCD stuff from our archives. Close to 100 years between these devices always looking for that perfect click track with whatever technology they had available to them at the time. Both beautiful in their own way. UREI 964 … Continue reading

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macOS Sierra 10.12 and Sync-Gen II

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Roland TR-09 and TB-03 Internal and External Sync

We only had 24 hours with these new toys from Roland. This post is primarily focused on timing and external sync performance but I had a few other observations. They sound great. Really. I’ve given up on the 1:1 audio … Continue reading

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DAW Latency Part 2 – Cue Mix using DAW Plugin Processing

We’re still going through the old archives as we tidy things up for anyone who finds this stuff useful. Though not directly related to external hardware tempo-synchronisation it is still a critical aspect of music production with the DAW now … Continue reading

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DAW Latency Numbers

I found these numbers which expand on the previous post – Latency and Feel. I haven’t revisited these for some time but from memory they are accurate. Let me know if anyone thinks they are off the mark. First image … Continue reading

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Roger Linn and the MPC groove myth.

Another one from the archives. Since the release of the MPC-60 in 1988 there have always been rumours about some internal magic feel programmed into the heart of all MPCs thus making them ‘feel’ more musical than playing back real-time … Continue reading

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Latency and Feel

Just going back through the archives to extract some useful information for those interested. This relates specifically to digital recording consoles with regards to cue monitoring issues in a digital environment. Track forward to 2016 and the exact same issues … Continue reading

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Sync-Gen II Software Authorization

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