Stable Midiclock out of Ableton (or any other DAW).

Getting stable midi-clock out of Ableton can be difficult. Buffersize and latency have a negative effect on the stability of the clock-signals –> the time between these clock signals varies (too much), with an unintended fluctuating tempo as a result. A solution (like the ER-M midiclock) is to take an audiopulse from the DAW and…

Schedule Raspberry Pi to reboot every day

I have a Raspberry Pi that displays a Node-Red page, but it hangs every few days. After a reboot it is fine again. So I edited crontab to have it restart at 5 in the morning every day. First edit the crontab file sudo su – #super usercrontab -e #open and edit crontab file At…

Office 365: Setting up for ISO9001

I work for a non-profit, which is getting ready to be ISO9001 compliant. The last ten years we worked with a different quality-management system, but given our recent transition to Office 365 and the need for a more efficient and transparent way to continually raise our quality, I set out to design and implement a…

Mainstage Script: Drone

After I started messing with Scripter in Mainstage I wanted to implement a Drone-script: it needed to be able to start a note by pressing a button and hold it until the button was pressed again. Basic requirements: A single On/Off button. Activated with a ControlChange Message from a midi controller I had available. Set…

Mainstage Script: Latch Notes

In several live music sets I needed to have a drone-note (a long sustaining low note, most of the time the root of the scale). One solution is to press a key on your synth and keep your sustain pedal pressed. Really simple, but having two sustain pedals connected to two different keyboards, I always…