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Re: Cooking a song

Thomas Rutgers wrote:
> does anyone know people/artists who perform solo, "recycling" 
> themselves like live-loopers, but who use other compositorial techniques?
> so not "building up" loop on loop, but for example playing back a little 
> melody that was played 3 minutes ago, on a different tempo, so it just 
> fits with the rythm played 5 minutes ago while the vocals are played 
> backward again... in this way "cooking" a song. Get the point?
> I don't mean "electronic" composers, performers who use an acoustic 
> source for creating all kinds of sounds: it's really about creating 
> rythm&melody by (processed) repeating, with or without using prerecorded 
> material.

I am doing kind of that with my Ondes Memorielles...
But usually not so much cooking songs but cooking textures and sounds 
out of the memory I capture before. I first called my (Max)patch a delay 
sequencer, as I was building melodies with pitch shifted delays of 
varying length, which would typically be recognized as a melody with a 
rythmic structure if you trigger it with a single event. As each delay 
can be fed back, you could create pretty complex structures...

> But there must be more people doing this thing! If anyone knows someone 
> it would be a great help! (trying to write my thesis about this)

You're welcome...


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