I have the MP-7, which was meant to be the hip-hop model, and I'm making spacey, kraut-rock type stuff with it. It does all kinds of crazy time signatures, and like I said you can do real-time MIDI recording, so you're definitely not confined to 4/4 grid stuff.Zack McConnell wrote:@pricklyrobot: Command Station WAS an option, but I had this crazy notion it was only for techno like the RM1X. Total DURR on my part, I guess. Thanks for clearing up that misconception! I have heard that it's good but has a few nasty bugs, is that true?
pricklyrobot wrote:As far as bugs go, what exactly have you heard? I can think of a feature or two I'd like to add (but that's true of almost any piece of gear), but no serious limitations spring to mind.
pricklyrobot wrote:I have the MP-7, which was meant to be the hip-hop model, and I'm making spacey, kraut-rock type stuff with it.
masstronaut wrote:If you were still looking at an RM1X you should know that the sequencer is based on the QY700. It's very similar and actually does a few more things in some respects I think (more real-time MIDI effects for instance). You can combine pattern and song type sequencing and record in real or step-time so there's no reason why it should be limited to any particular style. What the QY has that the RM1X lacks AFAIK is the auto-backing mode. Neither the MPC or Command Stations have anything like that either.
Zack McConnell wrote:But isn't it hard to do anything that's not techno or trance with the RM1X? Or am I stereotyping again?
masstronaut wrote:Like I said, there's no reason why it should be limited to any particular style. It's a sequencer - you can record what you like!
Not trying to sell you on the idea but just thought you should know that it is very similar to the QY700. It's a good MIDI sequencer, I wouldn't dismiss it as an option.Zack McConnell wrote:But isn't it hard to do anything that's not techno or trance with the RM1X? Or am I stereotyping again?
Only if you find it hard to do anything that's not techno or trance in general.
masstronaut wrote:Is the MC50 really that bad though?
You shoulda been able to get it to talk to your other MIDI stuff...
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