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Re: "Live Looping"
This is very good and it makes sense!
--- Tias <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have been thinking on how to contribute to this
> discussion for a while now
> and in the end i've come to the conclusion that for
> me Livelooping is not a
> music-style per se, but a well defined technique
> that is applied to the
> various musicstyles that are around.
> That is, what bindes this community together in my
> point of view is the
> technique that we all use in one form or the other
> and not the style of
> music we create.
> This i think makes Livelooping as a concept and
> technique very "romantic"
> for both audiences and beginner-, pro-musicians.
> Because it combines, in my
> eyes and ears, any style of music in the Live
> temporal dimension and opens
> up the possibilites to improvise on the spot, alone
> or in group, instead of
> beeing bound by the parameters of pre-sequenced /
> pre-recorded music. Of
> course one can argue the much of the digital music
> made today can't be
> live-looped but i strongly withhold that it can, in
> one way or the other,
> just maybe not in the easiest way. But hey, if you
> want to make it easy on
> your self then just put a cd-player on stage and
> press play.
> Then on top of that, different hardware just gives
> the musician different
> degrees of freedom and whether he/she uses a
> overdubbing-delay with buffer
> callback, undo, cut, reverse-capabilities or a midi
> sequencer in record &
> overdub mode, does not really matter, the common
> nominator is still that in
> all its simplicity, it loops and can be overdubbed
> in one way or the other.
> In short:
> Livelooping is a technique that can be applied to
> any kind of music to give
> the musician the possibilities to perform
> multi-layered music in the
> simplest way possible while still retaining the
> freedom and spirit of
> Does this make any sense? Anyway, that's how i see
> it and that's how i
> explain it to others. ;)
> /Tias (Btw, the VST-looping-plugin is a bit delayed
> but it's getting closer
> to beta-mode almost every day.)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Per Boysen" <email@example.com>
> To: "Loopers" <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Monday, April 12, 2004 11:09 AM
> Subject: Re: "Live Looping"
> > On 04-04-12 10.53, "Dan Soltzberg"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > friend Pia says it best-- ³describe how the
> music will make me feel when
> > > listen to it.²
> > >
> > >
> > > d
> > >
> > Well said :-)
> > Best wishes
> > Per Boysen
> > --
> > www.boysen.se
> > www.looproom.com
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