[LAU] composing live w/ loops

Danni Coy danni.coy at gmail.com
Fri May 1 14:15:16 EDT 2009

This is still the case - Freewheeling is primarily designed to function like a 
hardware looping pedal. albeit a very powerful one. The alternative way of 
getting samples into freewheeling if you must if you really must (and miss out 
on the fun of generating the samples live on stage) is to put the sample into 
a jack enabled audio player and set the sample to loop. Connect the output of 
the player to one of freewheelings inputs and then use a trigger to start and 
stop recording at the right time.  save the session.

JP Mercury has shown some interest in adding support for loading loops 
directly but as of yet this has not happened.

On Sat, 2 May 2009 01:09:26 am Josh Lawrence wrote:
> On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 3:08 AM, Ken Restivo <ken at restivo.org> wrote:
> > As for Freewheeling's UI, there's a great tutorial on their website that
> > makes it a lot clearer.
> I remembered something:  One of the mail reasons I didn't pursue
> Freewheeling was it didn't support import of existing audio loops.
> Getting it to do so required putting the loops in a certain directory
> and doing some other magic.  File | Import wasn't it...  :)
> If this has changed, lemme know.

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