What's the best software for a band to use?

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  1. Jackson5

    Jackson5 New Member

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    What's the best software for a band to use for live applications?
  2. Reg

    Reg New Member

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    Try Digital Performer 3
  3. clubvisage

    clubvisage New Member

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    The old Dos program " Sequencer Plus" by Voyetra is a great live program, it is rock solid [ will not crash ], and lets you view your song list at large while it is running a seq. I have used this program for over 15 years, 5-6 shows per week and never had any on stage "train wrecks". It may be old, but the object is to play the seq's without any problems during the show..this is the one. There are many new programs for actually programing the sequences, but for just "playing them" ,without a doubt this is the most reliable,road proven performer.
  4. Dallas Aussi

    Dallas Aussi New Member

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    My 2c worth - I use Virtual Jukebox from Cakewalk V7 - its old, but very stable on a powerful laptop - remember to disable the screensaver & power saver features, as they cause more glitches in the sound than anything else in my opinion.
  5. camcam

    camcam New Member

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    My band uses Digital Performer. It's by far the best that I've used so far for live bands. We used to have to hire in brass/strings, etc. but now we just take our little mac buddy and dp3, plug it in, and press play. Once you get the hang of it, the program is VERY easy to navigate too.
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    axsys New Member

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    my friend has a band and they got their songs professionally recorded. the people used cubasis sx i think
  7. unkown_perso

    unkown_perso New Member

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    My little Band also uses Digital Perfomer and i think it is a really nice program! Just check it out, and im sure you will like it.
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    gldndeal New Member

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    my band uses powertrax. simple, inexpensive, but very effective. we also use song librarian for the sets
  9. jnglboogie

    jnglboogie New Member

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    we use cakewalk sonar 2.0 and have not yey had any problems
  10. hui4o

    hui4o New Member

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    i use cubase sx and i'm very happy with it

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