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Re: live looping with ableton live

I concur with Os.  however...

live plus sooperlooper is an awfully good situation... almost an oberheim killer... and the sync is completely accurate cuz you're syncing to live's clock from within it, using the software looper.

here's a tune done with nothing but live and SL  and in a live performance to boot.  I'm not a solo guitartist, but rather a solo violinist.


all best,


On 7/3/07, Os <os@collective.co.uk> wrote:
more on Live's sync shortcomings:


That said, I use Live pretty much exclusively, but then I don't sync
it to anything else :)

I find Live good for my particular style of looping, which relies on
the fact that I'm usually not looping myself - and so have time to
drive Live (with a mouse etc.). I imagine it would be quite hard to
use Live if you're just a solo guitarist (say), but I know it's been

Normally I use a combination of Live and Augustus Loop - Live for
straight repetitions of phrases, Augustus for more 'evolving' stuff.

To each his own. If you're looking for an Echoplex substitute though,
Live ain't it.


On 03/07/07, Bernhard Wagner LD
<loopdelightml-NDI3MDE=-@ bernhardwagner.net> wrote:
> - live sucks as a sync slave
> - live can't overdub
> - live doesn't have the "First Loop Capability"
> - but you can use Augustus Loop or Mobius as plugins
> search the archives, e.g.
> http://www.loopers-delight.com/LDarchive/200506/msg00042.html
> Bernhard
> On 03.07.2007, at 21:30, Tilmann Dehnhard wrote:
> > maybe someone else from the list could give you (and me) a little
> > "how to" about using live as a looper?


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