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R: "Loop" interacting with the rest of the music.
I completely subscribe this, Mr. Rev. Doubt Goat.
Well said !
And, anyway, I think the best technique is the one you have forgiven.
I falled in love with looping mostly because I haven't seen any cloning
in making something born from your hands accepting not to have a complete
control of the situation.
This creates something deeply yours. Maybe it could be associated to
unconsciuos acts: something that you have done without sure intention... It
goes harder and harder trying to explane this in english.
I mean that often my big fights are trying to forget a pentatonic scale or
not to think at intervals while I am playing.
If somebody plays and thinks afraid to make mistakes, he will never explore
the inside deep of things.
I love to listen to my girlfriend playing with my gtr without knowing
anything about it, her loops are really fascinating. Maybe she listens more
freely than me to the sound she makes, so they really make "sense".
----- Original Message -----
From: Rev. Doubt-Goat <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2000 5:41 PM
Subject: Re: "Loop" interacting with the rest of the music.
> Julio Moreno wrote:
> > I post this some days ago...i think was an important topic ...No
> > The questions is:
> > How you can ''construct'' a groovy loop if you don't know to play your
> > instrument with swing ??? I speaking about ''construct'' playing , not
> > programing/sampling etcetc ...
> Hmmmm, if I understand you correctly here, you're asking how one can
> create good loops without being a good musician.
> Well, looping is often approached from a different angle than standard
> playing technique, and as such, often lends itself well to the "naive"
> musician. A minimal set of physical skills is all that is necessary.
> Music is in the "ears," not the "hands."
> Rev. Doubt-Goat