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What do you think of the Akai S20?  I found great descriptions of some 
gear at 8th Street Music's site, http://www.8thstreet.com/akai.html.  It's 
not as high-quality as a CD player, but for the money?

Where do you get used samplers?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leonardo Cavallo [mailto:cavallo@dada.it]
> Sent: Wednesday 30 December 1998 4:44 AM
> To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
> Subject: Re: The Next Step(?)
> For easy of use I don't think the Yamaha A3000 has rivals. Great and 
> sampler. I just purchased one few months ago and I think it is a great
> product. Great sound, a lot of realtime control, 3 FX processors inside 
> standard and an exp. unit (more output channels plus dig.out, 
> standard ONLY
> 4 analogic) for few more dollars. I use a PC and there are a lot of 
> that support the A3000 directly. Wavesurgeon for chopping beats and 
> (and SCSI transfer), next version of Recycle or you can use SoundForge,
> Wavelab, ecc. for sample editing and quick transferring to the sampler.
> Using a PC can have some drawbacks in setup the whole thing (the Net is 
> great help for this) but there are a lot of fantastic progs (Acid,
> SoundForge, Wavelab, WaveSurgeon, Fruity Loops, Making Waves, 
> ecc.) to make
> music. make your own choice. at the end you can make music 
> professionally on
> either the platforms and using every progs available.
> ciao
> leo
> At 17:35 30.12.98 +0900, you wrote:
> >"ur eye" wrote:
> >
> >Hi folks, Well, I find myself thinking about my loops the next day. I
> >think that means that I am ready to look for a sampling device. I'm
> >going to try Cool edit for now but I would like to know what others are
> >using in terms of samplers and/or software. Maybe a post-party listing
> >of what you all are presently using would be of interest to others as
> >well.
> >=========
> >
> >As samplers go I think Akai are easy to use and used ones are getting
> >cheaper and cheaper. For sound editing/processing software (for 
> the Mac), I
> >really recommend SoundMaker, which is cheap and has a huge number of 
> >good plugins. It's in a slightly complicated phase right now 
> because it is
> >in transition to become a new version of an old program called
> >SoundEffects. I won't confuse you with more details here, except to
> >introduce some sites with plenty of info on these programs and their
> >plugins:
> >
> >http://www.micromat.com/micromat/soundmaker/soundmaker.html
> >(the site for the soon-to be defunct SoundMaker)
> >
> >http://www.riccisoft.com/soundeffects/
> >(the site for the soon-to be reborn SoundMaker)
> >
> >http://members.tripod.com/~alex_yermakov
> >(SoundFront plugins)
> >
> >http://www.kagi.com/mnorris/soundmagic
> >(SoundMagic plugins)
> >
> >Good luck!
> >
> >Morgan Fisher
> >
> >From Morgan Fisher, Tokyo, Japan
> >
> >Email address: morgan@gol.com
> >Second email address: Morgan_Fisher@ringo.net
> >
> >
> >
> >