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Discussion in 'Recording' started by ComptonKilla, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. ComptonKilla

    ComptonKilla Guest

    I use Cubase LE and I was wondering if I can use just my regular computer keyboard as a MIDI channel 1 for VSTs. Especially in using Absynth 4. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
  2. Greener

    Greener Guest

    I've used Absinthe a bit. Always marveled at how people still use the sugar cube and spoon trick but wouldn't know what laudanum was if they shot it directly into their vein. Which they do, in a way.
    Mind the thujone though. That $*^t will make you think anything can fly, when in reality falling is not flying.

    As to weather or not you can use your keyboard to do midi, probably, but you would need drivers. Just buy a midi keyboard. Plastic pianos reign supreme these days.
  3. pr0gr4m

    pr0gr4m Distinguished Member

    Feb 9, 2005
    South Florida
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    Cmon Killa. Bite the bullet and buy a cheap midi controller. It's easier and 100 times better, maybe even 127 times better.

    But if you really want to play notes QWERTY style, check this out. I don't use it but I think it'll do what you want.
  4. ComptonKilla

    ComptonKilla Guest

    I just borrowed my friends keyboard and got everything up and running. Thanks for the help guys!
  5. Greener

    Greener Guest

    No worries, be sure to post up some stuff in the mix and critique forum.
  6. hackenslash

    hackenslash Active Member

    Jun 9, 2008
    People's Republic Of Mancunia
    http://www.bome.com for future reference.

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