WHAT IT IS:
StreamSequencer takes the audio input as it "streams" into your computer and sequences
this sound on the fly. Think of it like a live performance version of a regular, stereo
software sequencer (with many additional unique features) but instead of sequencing samples
taken from your hard drive, StreamSequencer uses samples it takes on the fly from whatever
sound you feed into your computer, constantly responding to your playing.
WHAT YOU NEED:
At least 1 GHz of modern processing speed and 512 MB of RAM on a Mac OS X or Windows 2000/NT/XP/Vista computer with at least Java 1.4 installed (which should already be installed using a relatively modern OS). You'll also need a Midi controller (or multiple daisy-chained Midi controllers) with a whole slew of programmable faders, knobs, and hopefully some pedals you're comfortable setting up and performing with. The more controls, the better really.
WHAT YOU SEE:
Very little. This software is for electronic musicians who prefer to be looking at their band-mates, their instruments, or their sheet music while getting their rock on.
The software launches a text console which displays useful information when loading up and when
certain settings are changed so you know the software is receiving controller changes but not much else.
For example, you should be monitoring for optimal input/output levels on your A/D converter,
the sound preferences window, or wherever else your performance setup allows.
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