On Wed, 2013-06-19 at 09:30 -0700, Rusty Perez wrote:
At least a MIDI control device can start/stop recording applications
that can be synced by jack transport, IOW yes, you can do it, e.g. by
the cheap Korg nanoKontrol. Btw. I don't use the transport buttons of my
nanoKontrol, an expensive device might provide a really useful transport
control, but instead of using this cheap device for the transport, I
prefer mouse, keyboard, automatic punch in and out.