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Re: ABSN reversed playback behavior

From: Joe Berkovitz <joe@noteflight.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2017 15:35:54 -0500
Message-ID: <CA+ojG-amzuFhZqcGpJc_eKc7WkHu3cFm7hjkzL5enMjOKbe_WQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Hongchan Choi <hongchan@google.com>
Cc: Raymond Toy <rtoy@google.com>, Audio Working Group <public-audio@w3.org>
> I spent a good chunk of my life with Max/MSP and I can tell the groove~
> supports negative playback rate with looping. The reference might be
> incorrect - I just downloaded 7.3.3 and confirmed again; groove~ supports
> the negative playback and it runs like option (2).
That is very good to know.

> > Apple Logic X Pro (one of the most popular DAWs): loops are ignored
> when "Reverse" option is selected on an instrument zone (verified by trying
> it)
> From your mention of "an instrument zone", I believe you meant EXS24
> sampler. The new Alchemy synth/sampler actually supports the reverse
> looping.

Thanks, I don't know Alchemy very well yet. When it plays backward, does
the playhead get "trapped" inside the loop?

> FWIW, Max/MSP's groove~ is the closest thing to our ABSN. We don't have to
> follow but I believe that's what most computer musicians (including myself)
> are expecting.

Again, that's a great data point to have.
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