In order to start and stop Ableton Live’s looper while playing guitar I needed a foot switch of some description. Looking around the net I came across this wonderful post by AlexMC on how to make your own pedal board from an old USB computer keyboard. I won’t go through the construction of the pedal in detail as AlexMC covers that very well already, but I will say a little bit about where...
A new musical direction means a new equipment setup so I thought I’d share some thoughts on the different configurations I’ve tried so far. My first port of call was the open-source program SooperLooper. SooperLooper is an excellent multitrack audio looper for Mac and Linux. I don’t really trust computers as far as I can throw them though so I also started looking into a...
Making Loop-Based Music
Having been introduced to looping by the wonderful Mr Percival (http://www.mrpercival.com/home.cfm) I’ve decided to experiment with this medium as a way of performing my own original songs as a solo side project I’m starting outside of GIRT (http://girt.tv). Over the next few days I’ll post some info about my efforts to get set up for this new adventure.