[PD] "computer music" WAS: Re: Pd at a livecoding event on the BBC

Gabriel Vinazza gabevinardi at gmail.com
Wed Sep 9 21:19:09 CEST 2009

She writes
like a long nozzle
the air,
and she argues
theres is nothing
I can say
that is really not
something else,
I stop saying
and finally
she argues herself
out the door
something like —
I´m not trying to
impress my self upon you.

Charles Bukowski

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 2:42 PM, Daniel Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 14:43:49 +0000
>> From: babsyco babsyco <babsyco at hotmail.com>
>> I think the area of MIDIcontroller technology is so ignored, probably
>> cause there's no market fo it cause of that dumb attitude. I wish someone
>> would come up with some interesting physical controller that actually
>> requires substantial physical effort to manipulate parameters, or at least
>> could withstand and respond to it.
>  I am always surprised when people have no idea about my casio midi guitar
> when it's been around since the late 80s.  At most they think it's a toy ...
> *sigh*.  I'm disappointed that, at this day and age, I can't go buy a
> digital controller like this that's new without having to pay money++ aka
> ztar.  I wish casio made these in wood+metal.  I have 3 of them now so I can
> fix the two working ones if a part breaks.
> Oh boy thanks Roland .. I can buy a chaos "kaoss" pad.  Woopty do.  Oh boy
> Yamaha, I can buy your latest a greatest keytar reissue which is mostly for
> the 80's revivalists.  Or better yet, I can drop $2000+ for a custom super
> tactile midi controller from [insert small german electronics company here]
> that most people play with feather fingers.  *sigh*
> You can't blame just the musicians for making bad performances.  Not
> everyone playing music is a hardware hacker, etc like many of us on the
> list, so unless more interfaces are available, then people won't use them.
> --
> Dan Wilcox
> danomatika
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