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Re: Introduction and 'Instant music' software
try Acid from SOnic Foundry. It allows you to automatically allign loops
with different BPMs. But not only...
what's this DDClip?
At 22.25 10/02/99 PST, you wrote:
>I live in Perth, Western Australia and create loop based music at home
>on my PC. At the moment I'm using the freeware version of DDClip which
>gives four stereo tracks of ausio and allows me to sequence WAV files
>from my hard drive and it mixes and plays them back in real time.
>I was reading Computer Music magazine the other day and it had a small
>feature on 'instant music' CD-ROM's. You now the type - Dance Music
>e-jay software. A CD-ROM with a with a custom interface thousand or so
>dance music samples that lets you put all the loops together and make a
>dance track. If you've never tried one - give it a go as they are a lot
>I tried out a program called Hip Hop eJay and found that it was quite
>similar to the way I am making music with DDClip. Most of the loops for
>HHejay were ten seconds long exacly. Others were 5 seconds so you could
>for example have a ten second bassline loop and then have a
>complementary 5 seconf loop on another track come in on the start or the
>second half of the loop. Anyway, my question is, how would I go about
>creating a set of loops like that. Would I have to create separate
>libraries of basslines and beats according to BPM? How would I create
>loops of different BPM in loops that are exactly ten seconds anyway?
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