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RE: Who's got the most EDP's (lamest topic ever)
> From: mark t [mailto:email@example.com]
> lets here it! and how do you use them all?
Hmm, well let's just say I have virtually as many as I care to :-)
The question could be answered in two ways: what can you do
specifically with several EDP's and what can you do in general with
I can describe some of the techniques I fart around with though there
are people on this list with *far* more experience in such things:
- Layer Remixing
Rather than overdubbing layers into a single loop, overdub
layers into different synchronized loopers. This gives you
the flexibility to remix the layers, changing levels and pan,
mute and solo them, put them in and out of phase, etc.
- Bounce Recording
Start a performance in one or more loopers while recording the
result in another. Then silence the source loopers, transfer
too the bounced loop and begin mutating it. This allows
you to capture real-time performance techniques like loop
triggering, pan sweeps, reverse, speed, and pitch changes,
etc. that are not recorded by the feedback loop of a
- Phase Accurate Surround
Here the loopers are synchronized with sample accuracy
so that they can record and loop a multi-channel
surround signal. Like brother syncing two EDP's for
stereo only with 4 or more channels.
- Independent Channel Surround
Here the loopers contain independent signals, but they
may be synchronized at the "beat" level and placed
in a different location in the surround field. From what
I understand this is the approach Andre was taking.
Ah, so much potential, so little musical ability.