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RE: Sound Clip: Eclipse-ish sounds on Powerbook
I love it, Per!
I am still afraid to use a laptop on stage and only want to rely on solid
hardware. But when I listen to this I realize I'm missing out on quite some
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Per Boysen [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Donnerstag, 5. Mai 2005 13:03
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Sound Clip: Eclipse-ish sounds on Powerbook
> Hi Loopers,
> I thought I should share this sound clip with the list since we had
> this discussion about the possibility of using a laptop to play
> sounds similar to those you get out of an Eventide Eclipse.
> I did the sound clip for a tutorial in Swedish I wrote on the topic
> "Using Ableton Live as a musician fx rig". So it's typically just
> plugging in a guitar and playing though the fx patches for
> demonstration. Not by any means a finished piece of music. I still
> think it may interest some. The file is 4 MB and uploaded at http://
> FYI, these are the plug-ins used:
> --> On Audio tracks:
> 2 Augustus Loop, panned Left vs Right.
> --> On Effect tracks:
> Live 4: Freeze reverb in economy resolution.
> OhmForce: OhmBoyz.
> Pluggo: Rye.
> Pluggo: SpeedShifter.
> --> MIDI Clips
> Lots of midi sequences (trigged by FCB1010 foot pedal) used to pitch
> transpose the two loops as well as for creating arpeggios in the
> spinning (and recording) loops.
> Eight different pitches used for the loops. No quantization used, so
> as soon as I step a pedal both loops go directly into the new pitch.
> Five arpeggios (can't imagine you need more? Comments?)
> 1. Octaves bouncing (kind of giving a "Ska back beat" on the upper
> 2. Octaves bouncing (different poly rhythm accents)
> 3. Dim scale arpeggio.
> 4. Quint chord scale arpeggio.
> 5. Whole note scale arpeggio.
> All arpeggio clips send relevant pitch commands in a different order
> to the two panned loopers. This is for creating a broader stereo
> field and some interesting stereo poly rhythm.
> Augustus Loop parameters mapped to the FCB pedal are Feedback, Beat
> Division and Freeze Loop. Actually I never used Freeze Loop in this
> example, both loopers were overdubbing all the time. The "pad" sound
> in the background is Lives freeze reverb and the two pluggos also
> provide some instant sweetening, one among high and one among low
> "Drums" provided by forty "RAM Mode" audio clips with random scripts
> ("Follow Action" as they are called in Live). On each eighth note the
> drum loop has the probability of one to twelve for changing to
> another, randomly picked, loop. When this happens the jump from one
> loop goes into the new loop at the same eighth note (since they are
> all run in "Legato Mode"). A chines gong sample is used to stop the
> random drums (triggerd from a foot pedal).
> To save up CPU resources no compressor plug-ins were used and no
> SupaTriggah on the drums ;-)
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
> http://www.looproom.com (international)
> http://www.boysen.se (Swedish site)