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Re: newbie question on real-time computer looping



awesome, thanks for the feedback guys  i'll try these programs out when i 
get home!

and feel free to reply back with any more recommendations you may have for 
real-time looping programs : )

-jared
 


----- Original Message -----
From: Art Simon <simart@gmail.com>
Date: Monday, November 15, 2004 9:00 am
Subject: Re: newbie question on real-time computer looping

> For PCs, I'm a big fan of ELOTTRONIX XL an emulation of Fripp's two
> tape machine set-up. It's free, and it has a nice "learn" function
> that makes controlling it with a midi pedal straight-forward
> http://www.uv.es/~ruizcan/p_vst.htm
> 
> It's a VST, so you'll need a VST host program. I use EnergyXT:
> http://www.xt-hq.com/
> 
> Ambiloop is a stand alone PC program.  It seems to offer many more
> features than Ellotronix XL, but it doesn't run as a VST, so I haven't
> used it.  It's also free, and has a very active group at yahoo groups:
> http://evenfall.com/ambiloop/
> 
> Have fun,
> On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 10:11:18 +0100, Per Boysen <per@boysen.se> wrote:
> > On Nov 15, 2004, at 5:29, Jared McQueen wrote:
> > 
> > > Does anyone know of a program that would let me loop in real-time,
> > > using an external input like a MIDI controller?  I feel that 
> my ASIO
> > > 2.0 sound card and fast computer can definitely handle it  
> there HAS
> > > to be something out there that can do this.
> > 
> > I agree with wkramer1@students.depaul.edu that Ableton Live is cool.
> > But it only does static looping, ie you record a loop and the 
> software> plays it back until you turn it off. I you want to do 
> dynamic looping
> > you have to open some looping/delay plug-in on an Ableton Live 
> channel> and use that plug-in to overdub layers of audio into the 
> loop. The best
> > looping plug-in I have found so far is Augustus Loop (OS X 
> only). There
> > is also the Lexicon PSP42, which is available for both Mac and 
> PC but a
> > little more CPU intensive and not so packed with cool features as
> > Augustus Loop.
> > 
> > If you use an apple machine with OS X another cool combo is to open
> > Augustus Loop in Numerology.. Numerology is a modular step 
> sequencing> software and when looping audio you can make use of 
> the step sequences
> > to set up patterns for filters, pitch etc of the loops. You can 
> pretty> much design your own "audio effect processor" and it can 
> all be run in
> > beat sync.
> > 
> > Greetings from Sweden
> > 
> > Per Boysen
> > ---
> > http://www.looproom.com (international)
> > http://www.boysen.se (Swedish site)
> > http://www.cdbaby.com/perboysen
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Art Simon
> http://art.simon.tripod.com
> http://artsimon.iuma.com
> 
>