Looping in Live with SoftStep: LED Feedback

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In the previous two articles, we approached looping in Live in two different ways. Both have their advantages, and each offers a distinct workflow. One thing they both lack, however, is some sort of LED feedback so that we can tell what’s going on in Live by looking at our SoftStep. In this article we will look at… Read more »

Juan Alderete (Racer X, Mars Volta, Deltron 3030) Picks 10 Albums

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Juan Alderete de la Peña is a highly in-demand bass player who has lent his talents to everyone from Racer X to Mars Volta and continues to actively explores the highest sonic realms of bass playing. His website pedalsandeffects.com is an amazing resource for effects reviews and pedalboards, and he’s an all-around great guy. We caught up with Juan… Read more »

Looping in Live with SoftStep: The Looper Device

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In the last article we created a very simple, bare-bones looping setup in Live using Session Mode, Audio Clips, and the SoftStep. In this article we will explore the other built in solution to looping in Live by exploring how to setup a looping template using the Looper device.

Ramón Amezcua aka Bostich (Nortec Collective) Picks 10 Albums

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Ramón Amezcua, aka Bostich, is a Tijuana based electronic music composer and producer. He is considered to be the Godfather of Nortec, a style of electronic music that combines elements of classic Tambora and Norteño music, instruments and rhythms with techno beats and production techniques. His project “Nortec Collective Presents Bostich+Fussible” has been nominated for several Grammy… Read more »

Krazy Baldhead Picks 10 Albums

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Pierre-Antoine Grison, aka Krazy Baldhead, is a French electronic music artist on Ed Banger records. We asked Pierre for a list of 10 albums that really inspired him musically and he came back at us with this excellent- and diverse- list of jazz, hip-hop, electronic and classical music.