Nice idea! In the meantime, if you're not on Mac, check out seq24
- It's liver than Live with shared clip arrange/session modes
- The sequencer lets you "machine gun" draw notes in the pattern
- You can MIDI sync Reason to it, so mix and blend your sequencer duties
- It also has the amazing ability to sequence your hardware gear; a feature they call "MIDI Out"
- Minimal UI
- Requires a five minute read of the text file to learn
- Doesn't make coffee