Re: [linux-audio-user] Hardware samplers

From: Gordonjcp <wsynth@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sat Mar 11 2006 - 11:13:30 EET

Josh Lawrence wrote:
> On 3/10/06, Cesare Marilungo <cesare@email-addr-hidden> wrote:
>>> But, how can I create my own Gigasamples, or what else are they called? Is
>>> there only Windows software?
>>> Thanks!
>>> Carotinho
> MHO: There's no point in wasting your time. There is a vast
> commercial market of fine samples out there to be had, and I don't see

See, that is *exactly* what is wrong with the Windows world of music.
Some of us remember the Bad Old Days of the mid-80s, when every second
track you heard on the radio entirely consisted of standard Linn drum
samples and factory DX7 patches.

I don't know about anyone else, but I almost never use factory samples,
with the notable exception of the strings and piano samples for my
Ensoniq Mirage. Everything else is created from scratch. Well, maybe I
nick the odd breakbeat, but even at that I'd prefer to sample it myself
so that any treatments fit correctly around the track I'm working on.

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