Re: [linux-audio-user] Re: dj-ing hardware under Linux

From: Paul Winkler <pw_lists@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Fri Mar 10 2006 - 06:55:18 EET

On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 10:08:12PM -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 11:40 +1100, Loki Davison wrote:
> > actually feels like real equipment. Though really, YOU NEED A MIXER.
> > No, you can't use one in a program. No. You can't. End of story. No
> > mixer, in any software allows you to cue properly (listen to track not
> > currently going to master in headphones) or have nice smooth
> > eq/levels.
> with all due respect, although you might not consider it the right tool
> for the task, ardour will allow precisely that, and via h/w control if
> you want it. you just need an audio interface with at least 4 outs.

I think it's largely a matter of physical UI. DJ mixers are really not
complicated, but they are very well suited to the job they do. The one
key feature is the crossfader. Without that, forget it.
Ardour is of course more than flexible enough, but that's almost

But hey, maybe one of these works with alsa's usb-audio driver?

Or this with usb-midi?

Paul Winkler
Received on Fri Mar 10 08:15:06 2006

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