Can someone explain recording loops live?

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Surreal
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Can someone explain recording loops live?

Post by Surreal » Fri Jun 09, 2006 3:54 am

or point me to a good tutorial?

i am new to Live, so i don't know how to phrase this really, but i am looping at getting a RC-50 foot pedal for looping. but i have a spiffy new macbook pro and, while i understand the dependability of a pedal, it might be cost effective and more in line with my workflow to use live.

but this all depends on how crazy i have to get to use either a foot controller or my triggerfinger to move around and record into Live.

i want to do something like what kid beyond does ...

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Post by quandry » Fri Jun 09, 2006 4:07 am

search for "live" and "looping" for tons of info, like on this thread, which answers your question:

http://www.ableton.com/forum/viewtopic. ... highlight=

bottom line--you are on track. Live is a very powerful looping tool, and has MANY advantages over the rc-20 and rc-50. However, read my caveats on this thread--sadly Live 4 and 5 have made it hard/impossible to delete messed up clips on the fly with a midi footboard. I'm still stuck using ver3 for performances with Live. A midi footboard like the fcb 1010 is very helpful. good luck.
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