SooperLooper is proving to be a lot of fun! Last weekend I fired it up and did some impromptu jamming, following this basic formula:
- Slap together a basic four-bar drum pattern in Hydrogen
- Export that pattern as a loop and import it in to SooperLooper as loop 1
- Play a bunch of random crap over the top, and if it sounds okay, grab a loop of it
- Lather, rinse, repeat
I saved those sessions, and had a quick stab at turning one of them in to a proper track, which I call “sl3”, by importing the loops in to Ardour and moving/coping them in to an arrangement. I also threw in some effects for good measure: EQ, a couple of delays (can’t help myself with those!), and an insert out to Rakarrack to add some guts to my fairly limp bass loop. I’m sure I could make it more interesting by re-recording a few parts — replacing the drum loop with a properly programmed part with a bit of variety, for instance — but hey, for an hour-and-a-half’s work, I think it sounds okay!
mp3 | vorbis | 2:27