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Re: Time and accuracy

Hey Leo,

Try this, program a whole song of drums into your drum machine and have it
play out to the mains as you loop to it.  I've been doing live shows with
other musicians with this method for a while and it works great.


On Sun, 21 Dec 1997, Leonardo Cavallo wrote:

> hi 
> About accuracy for loop time, lately I'm creating my loops to a midi 
> from a cheap drum machine. The drumachine is synced slave to my jamman 
> the only output of the click goes to my earphone. No sound out from the
> speakers, only the loop of my lines. I wear a mono earphone at low 
>volume to
> have the chance to perfectly hear the music. My loops are incredibly 
> since I've been using this method.
> To begin, Just sing mentally the phrase you're going to play starting and
> stopping the rec/tap function at the desired points. Don't play until the
> synced click start in your ears! Then you have a perfect time reference 
> more rythimc things, pulsing at the time you choose singing your part
> previously.
> I think this could be a good method for live solo looping performance or 
> syncing other instruments too. Think that drummers play to a click since
> stone age. Why not us loopers?  
> But if you wanna be free live you could use just as a practice method.
> ciao
> leo