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Ninjam

Postby jonetsu » Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:01 pm

Anyone has tried the Open Source Ninjam to jam with other musicians in real-time over the internet ?

https://www.cockos.com/ninjam/

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Re: Ninjam

Postby milk » Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:44 pm

I've not tried it, but here's some related links: https://wiki.thingsandstuff.org/Jamming
they/them ta / wiki.thingsandstuff.org/Audio and related pages - a collection of mostly Linux and free links / Linux Digital Audio and Music Workstation Comparison Matrix - collaborative Google Sheet (slightly broken, no time/cpu power to fix here)

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Re: Ninjam

Postby khz » Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:45 am

Yeah, and it's fun!
Setup/Tutorial/... - https://linuxmusicians.com/viewtopic.php?p=93692#p93692
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Re: Ninjam

Postby jonetsu » Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:42 pm

OK, thanks. There's good documentation but, ... what are your impressions after trying it ? What was the network setup ? Where were the other musicians ? Any drawbacks, things to consider, etc.. ?

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Re: Ninjam

Postby folderol » Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:18 pm

It's many years since I last joined a group using it. it's a quite unique way of working. As I remember the person starting a session defines a fixed time signature, and also a phrase/verse length.

When playing to this you could be an entire verse ahead or behind other performers but will always be in sync. At the end of the session ninjam can sort out what the actual position of all the players would be.

It's good fun, but a really strange experience at first.


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