Rick Walker: The Joy of Live Looping
Subject:   uh, quantization, anyone?
Date:   2009-01-13 22:39:59
From:   DavidBattino
Response to: uh, quantization, anyone?

I'm sure that live looping hardware performs a short crossfade at the loop point to smooth the transition and prevent clicks. But more to the point, "exactly the right time" may not be on the mathematically perfect sample number, but rather the point that grooves best. Think about dub producers setting delay tempos by ear.

For an example of someone who uses Ableton Live onstage and doesn't look at the screen, check out the astonishing Kid Beyond (

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  1. uh, quantization, anyone?
    2009-01-15 15:06:52  pdx [View]

    • uh, quantization, anyone?
      2009-01-19 08:15:01  Larry the O [View]

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