dysamoria

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Korg Gadget is Coming to macOS
Saturday, January 14, 2017 by person dysamoria
I moved from Windows PC to Mac a few years back when Apple was doing things right. They've stopped that and are going downhill, but I'm not going back to PC or Windows for anything but gaming (and I don't have the money for a gaming setup anyway). I hate Windows and hate PC hardware voodoo. So, for what it's worth, that's my response to the "switching" comment above...
Excellent. This makes Korg's investment in the software look even more strong/committed. I'm absolutely interested in this, primarily for making porting of Gadget projects to my Mac easier. I'm especially pleased to hear the gadgets will support AU.

I suspect I won't be able to use this on Snow Leopard... :-/
Yeah it sounded stepped to me, as well.
Sensual Sax by Embertone
Saturday, January 07, 2017 by person dysamoria
On January 07, 2017 - @laarz2 said:
Kenny G played soprano sax, this sounds like a sampled tenor. And the long history of this venerated instrument has not been even remotely relegated to 80s soundtracks, even though this app may emulate that particular style. Please take some time to listen to some authentic acoustic music, not film tropes. Sorry, I just had to say it.

The first time I took sax seriously was the Lost Highway soundtrack. Like I said, it can make some fantastic sounds.
Is there no simpler way to configure controllers to handle NRPN messages?
Sensual Sax by Embertone
Saturday, January 07, 2017 by person dysamoria
The instrument can make some fantastic sounds, yet it's been largely relegated to the realm of cheese by tv/film of the 80s... And apps with visual design like this.
Almost every app uses a single touch point to control on screen knobs. Reactable Rotor uses two touch points for knob movements. This is why you see two pads on the bottom of the knob objects themselves. This is also why these plastic bits will do almost nothing in any other app. Try them for other actions that require two touch points, like image rotation (though I'm pretty sure the touch points are too close together).

The knobs look way too lightweight for stable usage. They should be weighted, though they already cost a stupid amount of money.

Overall, the app, with or without the fiddly knobs, looks very fiddly to use. I'm glad I didn't spend any money trying it out. Thanks for saving me some hobby money, of which I have pretty much zero.
Drum Session by Derek Buddemeyer
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 by person dysamoria
iPad as super clunky...? Wow. Imagine people trying to make music on equipment from 1994.
AudioEffX by VirSyn
Friday, December 02, 2016 by person dysamoria
Tim: Would it be possible to make form submissions on your site operable from pressing return on iOS keyboards? I normally work from an iPad with a keyboard attached, and Discchord is one of a few sites that doesn't like the return key and forces me to tap screen controls when on login boxes and such.
On December 02, 2016 - @Panthemusicalgoat said:
Oh cool. Another ipad only app. :-/

It looks like the GUI is rather densely packed with stuff. I don't see how a lot of iPad-only apps could ever work out on the iPhone without entirely different GUIs and maybe less functionality.
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