Looping pads and drones

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Post by Machinate » Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:31 pm

kristoffer1989 wrote:
Machinate wrote:
steffensen wrote:The trick is to load it in Sampler/Simpler, and have the perfect balance of Attack and Release, and also have the correct length of the loop and Fade setting. It is possible, i do it all the time.
yes, but then you lose the ability to change your tempo, unless there is absolutely no rhythmic content in the sound.

the topic here was drones and pads wasn't it :)
yes...? So? I hear modulation is the "next big thing" in synthesis... If you've never used a synced LFO in a pad sound now's the time to try it... it's quite good ;)
Also a drone can be both a sustained or *a repeated* note. Repetition *can* be rhythmic.

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Post by Cryptic UK » Thu Feb 12, 2009 11:58 am

I think this is a bit of an art in itself

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Post by steffensen » Thu Feb 12, 2009 12:27 pm

I personally do the movement/LFO trix - with the clip envelopes instead, and rather just loop the endless sound in the Sampler.
Then tempo changes arent a problem.

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