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09-07-2002, 21:02:03
What is a good but inexpensive one.

I want to retry the whole pc recording thing, and I think it would make things a hell of alot easier than using staves etc.

09-07-2002, 21:13:44
Easier? Naah, but much nicer-sounding. Manual imput is so... mechanical.

I've got one connected, but in all honesty rarely use it other than for playing around on while waiting for the 20-second flood control to dissappear.* Usually various Baseball Ground Jingles.

I prefer using a wav-to-midi converter program. But that's 'cause my voice is the only instrument I have any sort of mastery over.

*There's your answer, mike!

09-07-2002, 21:53:12
I'm having problems with midi and analogue on pc so I was going to do everything but guitar and vocals on pc and then pu stuff onto four or eight track.

09-07-2002, 21:55:30
Plus I miss playing Piano

10-07-2002, 08:40:48
Any piece of crap with keys and a midi output would be my instinct.

10-07-2002, 09:58:19
Oh no; you'll want Touch Sensitivity at the very least. Potentially full-sized piano keys as well.

Back when I read PC Format (Laz, kill me now) they used to recommend one. Can't remember what it was called.

10-07-2002, 11:53:51
Apparently the Nord Lead series are the best, I don't know how expensive they are though.

Look here: http://www.vintagesynth.com/

10-07-2002, 15:53:27
Just synths on there
i'll keep searching

14-07-2002, 10:03:09
Got a midiplus61
not bad 61 full size keys 129

It HAs been a while since I played one of these.

Back to my fight with cakewalk