The Looper’s Delight mailing list, main communication channel of the livelooping community (well, maybe until the Facebook group took over to some extent) was launched by the late Kim Flint 20 years ago (on September 1st, 1996). Kim Flint created … Continue reading
If you always wanted to know how to create tape loops, this might give you an idea how to start … Tape Looping With A Vintage Reel To Reel Recorder
Something definitely worth seeing if you are in London this weekend …
The first international livelooping festival in 2016 will happen in Mexico: Email contact Facebook Youtube channel
Guitarist Bill Vencil does a weekly Youtube series about ambient guitar. Here he demonstrates what can be done with long 4 second delays like they were used in Frippertronics. The focus is on musical structures, not so much on technology.
“The cassette tape echo employs the same basic principle as legendary vintage units like the Roland Space Echo or more primitive reel-to-reel tape echo setups, but using much cheaper and more readily-available used cassette technology” DIY Cassette Tape Echo
“Schleifen” is “loops” in German. Tilman Baumgärtel has written a book (in German) about the history and aesthetics of loops. Here is a review of the book, of course, also in German 🙂 Mind you, this is not a book … Continue reading
Terry Riley, father of livelooping, turns 80 today (June 24, 2015). We would not be here without him. At 80, Terry Riley is a happy man Terry Riley Full Interview – December, 2008 from Picoas Project on Vimeo.
This blog page of Sean Costello points to a very interesting essay (in PDF format) about the history of reverb. Sean Costello is known in the livelooping scene as the author of the fabulous ValhallaShimmer reverb plugin (and several other … Continue reading
J.A.Deane is a multiinstrumentalist known for his percussion work on the earlier Jon Hassell albums, for example. Here is his personal history of sampling/looping in two parts: Part 1 Part 2