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Re: performance looping ?

With two Jammen :) aren't you approaching the cost of an EDP.
You wouldn't need all the transfering back and forth -
just build it up then keep hitting the Undo button.

Scott M2


> Thanks for the replies.  I think I may be able to do what I want with two
> jammans.  Record sample A onto jamman 1, record same sample onto jamman
> two
> (from jamman one).  While sample A is playing on jamman 2, stop jamman
> one,
> save sample A then save sample A to another loop track.  Record sample B
> onto jamman 1 (second loop track) having stopped jamman 2.  Dump new
> sample
> A+B onto jamman 2 and repeat.  This way, when I want to back down the
> loops
> until I reach sample A only, I can use jamman 1 and simply step down the
> different loop tracks.  This should allow me to keep a continous sound
> while
> stopping and recording so that I can undo until the beginning.  Can I do
> this while performing?  We shall see.
> Another question, is there any reason why a sufficiently adept electrical
> engineer could rig up a handheld switch to start and stop the
> record/overdub
> feature on the jamman (or any footpedal looper)?  Seems simple enough, 
> then I don't know what I'm talking about.
> Oh, another question, does anyone have any ideas about timing looptracks
> while using the boss/digitech pedal loopers.  Stopwatch?  Computer.  It
> seems essential in some cases to know where I am in the loop to overdub
> correctly.
> Thanks,
> Tony
> On 12/9/05, loop.pool <looppool@cruzio.com> wrote:
>> only the Gibson Echoplex EDP with loop IV software will do what you wish
>> to accomplish.
>> they are between $800 and $1000
>> the brand new LOOPERLATIVE (released at the next NAMM show in Anaheim in
>> January) may do that.
>> Let me check with the owner on that for you.
>> best of luck!
>> yours,  Rick
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> *From:* Tony Hughes <hughes.tony@gmail.com>
>> *To:* Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>> *Sent:* Thursday, December 08, 2005 8:00 PM
>> *Subject:* performance looping ?
>> I am a performance artist and have recently become interested in using
>> loops as ambient backgrounds for my performances.  I have looked at the
>> hardware (mainly boss rc-20xl and digitech jamman = based on price
>> range,
>> under 500$ and performance capability).  I bought the jamman and have
>> been
>> playing with it obsessively.  There is one important thing that I want
>> to do
>> that I seem to be unable to complete.   I want to be able to build a
>> loop
>> with multiple samples and then unbuild it back to the original sample.
>> I
>> can layer samples into the loop, but cannot undo past the one undo that
>> you
>> are given.  I can do this in a studio setting by creating loop one,
>> copying
>> it onto loop two and then adding a sample overdub and copying to loop
>> three
>> etc...but I would like to be able to do this in realtime - in the studio
>> setting I have to stop the loop playing in order to save and resave to
>> another loop.  Are there better ways to do what I am talking about, or
>> do I
>> need to figure out how to work with what I have.
>> Thanks for any help.
>> Tony