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Re: Looping has feelings

LOL - great subject line, Matt! :-)

I too like the game to never letting a loop play back sounding exactly
the same as last round.

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen

On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 6:34 PM, Matt Davignon <mattdavignon@gmail.com> 
> I love that after someone started a thread about "How NOT looping is
> good for me", someone else started a thread called "How looping IS
> good for me". There there, Looping, don't let those mean people make
> you feel bad.
> When I'm playing in my band (tinyowl.bandcamp.com), looping feels more
> like cheating: The drummer and bass player each get one voice, but I
> can get multiple. I'm trying to train myself to loop in less invasive
> ways - such as creating a very very subtle textural bed, or to record
> a loop and make live manipulation of that loop my instrument in a
> while. I don't think it should ever be a 100% one way or the other
> thing though.
> Even in solo sets, I try to have occasional passages where I'm not
> looping. It's a bit of a challenge when your instrument is something
> that's mildly annoying to hear when used without effects (drum
> machine). It's fun though - it feels a bit like trapezing without a
> net. Also, I think it adds strongly to the dynamic variety of a set.
> --
> Matt Davignon
> mattdavignon@gmail.com
> www.ribosomemusic.com
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