] [Thread Prev
Re: Rhythm Question
Mark Hamburg wrote:
On the subject of live looping, it leads back to an old question: if
you program a drum machine or a sequencer live — see also
is that live looping or does live looping also expect some physical
*That's a question that everyone has to answer for themselves and I
don't think there's a definitive answer, but my working definition for
the Y2K Live Looping Festivals is that people *
*have to be actively either creating the sounds or they have to be
morphing them in such way that it's not obvious that a sample
sequencer is being used; *
*and then they have to loop the results in front of an audience.
*Matt Davignon, as an example, is an artist who's sole palette is from
an inexpensive drum machine, but he triggers the sounds by hand and
morphs them into *
*timbral symphonies and then loops the results live so I don't
question him. In that respect, how does it differ from a keyboardist
who uses a synthesier or *
*sampler to then loop the results of their playing?
* Currently, it's so easy to put a bunch of pre-recorded clips
in Ableton LIVE*
*and just trigger them............to me: On some levels this
approaches be aesthetic of being a DJ...........a very definite
artform but not live looping, in my opinion.
The bar needs to be set a little higher than that for the festivals I
produce. There, to me, is a an expectation that goes with calling
something live looping. *
*I know, however, that many, different people have different takes on
*aesthetic subject and many of the other Y2K Festivals do not have
those expectations, which is entirely cool by me. *
This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.