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The Sound of Belgium documentary

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Watching an interesting documentary about New Beat music, there are many Ataris inside !

https://fourthree.boilerroom.tv/film/sound-belgium

at 35'40 for example.

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Cool video! :) :) thanks.

Some of this music sounds like music in B. A. T. :)


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Was there any software better then CuBase or Notator/Logic back in 80s for music?
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Thanks for sharing, that's a great documentary! The automatic organs are especially fascinating...

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calimero wrote: Was there any software better then CuBase or Notator/Logic back in 80s for music?
better is subjective: Dr T's 'KCS' and Passport 'Master Tracks Pro'
um...Atari computers did that in 1989.

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rEs wrote:
calimero wrote: Was there any software better then CuBase or Notator/Logic back in 80s for music?
better is subjective: Dr T's 'KCS' and Passport 'Master Tracks Pro'
Thanks for replay.
I never hear of these two programs...

But both are for ST.
I was rather thinking if there was some better midi programs then these on ST in 80s?
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The main software used back then would be Cubase & Creator/Notator on the Atari ST, Performer on the Mac and later Opcode's Vision.

There were plenty of others - KCS, SMPTETrack and Mastertracks Pro were all powerful and capable systems. Other systems had good apps too - KCS was on most systems, the PC had stuff like Sequencer Plus, the Mac had a loa of stuff too.

But really, back in the day, the "big" four sytems were really Pro24->Cubase, Creator->Notator->Logic, Performer->Digital Performer and Vision->Studio Vision, with Pro Tools being one of the first audio-focused DAW (that was developed "backwards" - audio first, then add MIDI, unlike the other sequencers which all started as MIDI sequencers first before adding audio...)
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I have heard very good things about Studio Vision that I am thinking of finding a retro mac and getting opcode midi box to try it out. I have seen some features that I think are not present in any other MIDI sequencer.

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