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Re: My first looping piece with drum patterns

very nice warren! id love to see this done live!!


--- On Fri, 4/17/09, Warren Sirota <wsirota@wsdesigns.com> wrote:

> From: Warren Sirota <wsirota@wsdesigns.com>
> Subject: My first looping piece with drum patterns
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Date: Friday, April 17, 2009, 6:21 PM
> So, all the pieces of my system are
> working together, tho I'm still trying to work out some
> of the operational details for live performance -
> there's a lot going on.
> http://www.warrensirota.com/Solostuff/KickinBackInTheAM.mp3
> I seem to have a one-man-band obsession. This is a piece
> with:
> Guitar: Godin Freeway SA, GR-33
> Mainstage: processing guitar sounds, mixing in synth
> sounds from the GR-33, generating drum sounds when triggered
> by:
> Ableton Live: used just as a host to a bunch of MIDI
> clips at the moment. I have sets of related clips arranged
> in a track (only one track active at a time), using launch
> actions to let live switch among them. The MIDI clips in
> this piece were taken from the Ultrabeat library, via
> copying Ultrabeat->Logic and then exporting to midi files
> and dragging into Live. Quite a bit of preparation, but it
> should be very reusable in various ways. To give additional
> variation above and beyond the midi clips cycling, I put the
> output of the clips through a velocity randomizer in Live
> before sending to Mainstage. This is actually surprisingly
> effective (to me) and actually interesting to control in
> real-time, tho I haven't done that on this piece.
> SooperLooper, running as standalone, 4 loops
> available
> Max: used to record 3 stereo tracks (live guitar,
> loop output, drums), and also to provide a little glue -
> he's the one who listens for the Start cmds issued by
> SooperLooper and tells Live to activate clip 1, for
> instance.
> and, for plumbing, there's the Jack audio server to get
> the audio where it needs to go, and MIDI Patchbay to help
> out with the midi.
> I hope it's worth all the effort! Feels so to me, this
> is just the start.