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Re: ways to loop as duo
Let him loop at a track of his own in Mobius on your laptop! Assign
that track input to a dedicated physical input on your audio interface
and write a few scripts for his commands. The point with scripts is
that you can use the line "for 8" (if Track 8 is where he is going to
loop). Then simply give him some MIDI pedal to control Record, Overdub
and Multiply. Make sure the MIDI events sent from his are not the same
number and channel as you are using.
This should equal the set-up to jam together with two EDP's, except
for that you miss out on the EDP special Brother Sync. You start with
a loop and your percussionist adds stuff or takes away stuff on his
Excited to hear reports on how this goes! The EDP brother sync
sessions we did when Matthias Grob and Rick Walker visited me here in
Sweden worked out very well and I know one other Swedish folk music
duo that uses Mobius with this "sharing dedicated tracks" set-up.
Greetings from Sweden
On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 4:57 PM, L.Angulo <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi gang,
> I have an upcoming loop show on the 27th of February in Radolfzell
>Germany,this time ive invited the percussionist from my latin band who
>plays not only latin percussion but being greek he plays all the arabic
>instruments as well.I have just recently turned him on to Mobius,he has
>never looped and i am gathering tips on ways to loop as a duo.
> The easiest way offcourse would be to have him accompany me,or me
>looping his percussion and adding my parts,or the other way syncing 2
>macbooks with mobius.This one makes me a bit tipsy because ive never
>looped synced with 2 laptops and i keep hearing that there are problems
>doing it that way.We also want to use perhaps with drum loops and grooves
>to add at will.
> So for you looper duos out there,how are u shaking it?