I was mainly in my beginning stages of producing electronic music while also taking piano lessons with an amazingly inspiring teacher. I actually stumbled upon looping by accident. I was desperate to find a way to perform electronic music and didnt have anything like ableton.Once I found a possible way to loop in FL Studio I was super motivated to discover what kind of stuff i could do with it. I also wanted to make good (and fun) use of my piano skills from lessons so i decided incorporate a keyboard as the main tool of my setup. I believe my perspective and approach to live looping has drastically matured in the past few months since i've been away from it for a while and am
I was perusing some older live videos that Daniel Thomas has posted of past bands
we've been in and suddenly thought: it might be a cool thread to have people posting
the music they made BEFORE they began to loop.
Where did we all come from to shape us into the musicians we are today?
I think a trip down memory lane would be fun. What do you all think?
This is Worlds Collide performing a song we wrote called HAIDUK about the Bulgarian
Freedom Fighters. This performance was two years before I formed THIRD WAVE
with Gary Regina and Bill Walker, our first foray into live looping in public in 1995.
Check out Bill's incendiary guitar solo in this one. He just burns! Also, please note that
guitarist/multi-instrumentalist, Daniel Thomas was our headline artist at this past years'
Y2K13 International Live Looping Festival.