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Re: laptop based loopers/effects for live
> On 29 dec 2005, at 19.06, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I'm yet to have my first "audio glitch" with a computer but four
> weeks ago I had a serious Mind Glitch resulting in me starting the
> gig in the wrong preset (Möbius in laptop). I did a looping-free
> intro with down-pitched flute (aka "bass") and landed on a riff I
> thought would be a great bass line (type "Black Market" / Weather
> Report) to loop as a ground to start building from. I kicked the
> Record button in the belief that I was in Record Toggle mode - but I
> wasn't, this preset was in Record Sustain Mode. Ahrrrrgh. So instead
> of the groovy bass line I was suddenly chocked by this machine gun
> like bass hit blasting out the PA speakers: DOH-DOH-DOH-DOH.... etc
> etc. Loud and never-ending. Sudden Glitch Of Mind. I kept on playing
> and looping "differently" from there, pretending it was all cool and
> experimentally edgy ;-)
> Per Boysen
This isn't laptop related, but one time I was using an RC-20 for an open
mike and forgot to make sure the "Guide" knob was turned down. I played
in a nice groovy jazz background, then hit play..
SNARE! KICK! KICK! KICK! SNARE! KICK! KICK! KICK!
The audience thought that was pretty funny. Since then I always checked it!