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NE Tipes for playing Live with a band...Drums, bass, guitars

Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2006 2:47 pm
by cbass
Im sitting in with a band that has two guitars, bass, drums and vocals... currently i have a key on my laptop set for tap tempo so i can set arpegios in sync with the drummer... i have a send on the mixer sending me vocals so i can loop/mangle them... id like to set some one shots and short loops on the trigger finger...

any other tricks for live playing with a live band???

im only using my korg ms2000, live, o2, and trigger finger now...

Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2006 2:48 pm
by cbass
yeah yeah yeah, i know i cant spell,

Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2006 3:10 am
by RayZ
if you have the possibilty of recording your guys, play with loops you record from them
They will be astonished what a guitar can sound like through Grain Delay or Beat Repeat.
I personally have up to 4 audio tracks routed on 4 buses with different efx-settings.
some frequency or feedback assigned to some knobs + some oneshots...

and then you still have the korg for a solo?

for me the hardest problem was and still is to decide which parameter is important enough to be controlled.
the next problem is with which knob.

Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2006 5:01 pm
by cbass
They have a huge pa and mackie 6 send mixer, but only run vocals through it, so that is what i have on 2 sends into live with a beat repeat and delay on it, sometimes they run an acustic guitar, but not on every song... thanks i will try to get them to run everything through the mixer, they aer just lazy drunks...

Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2006 9:40 am
by dancing Ray
could you please keep me updated bout your progress?

I´ve been trying a likewise thing with bass and keys, but I had to play drums all the time and so often was confused which loop was running with which effect and so on.

Now I´m recording one track keys and one track bass at the max.
It´s always fine to have a bassline running and the bassman has his hands free for some percussion stuff...

What kind of music are you playing by the way?