Simone Vignola
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“The Art of Looping” / Masterclass @ “Conservatorium van Amsterdam”
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Friday 15th October 2010 at Conservatorium van Amsterdam during the event “AmsterBASS” I will teach something about Live Looping in my new Masterclass “The Art of Looping”.
I took this title from the mini-book I’m writing about Looping’s concept and application. It will be soon available.

Simone Vignola Live Looping Masterclass

TOPIC ONE
THE ART OF LOOPING
Masterclass version
DEFINITION AND CONCEPT OF “LOOP”
-What ia a “Loop”?
-Brief History
-Evolution: from sample to loop
SOME KIND OF MUSIC BASED ON THE LOOP
-Brief History
-A brief deepening of House Music
-“French House” Music
DEFINITION OF “LIVE LOOPING”
-The “One-Man-Band”
-Benefit of “One-Man-Band”
-What is “Live Looping”?
-Use and Applicaiton
APPROACH AND METHOD
-How to approach a Live Looping session
-What is a “Loop Station”?
-Recording
-Overdubbig
-Multitrack Looping
-Overview on the BOSS RC-50
HOW TO CREATE A LIVE “SONG”
-The “Song”
-How to start your groove
-The “Beatboxing”
-How to ending the “Song”
THE LIVE LOOPING FROM THE BASSIST’S POINT OF VIEW
-Instrument’s role knowledge
-How to creat the “Clever Loops”
-Concept of “Bass-Helm”
-How to improvise on a loop
THE LOOPING “VIRTUOSO”
-The accuracy of the performance
-Time scomposition illusion
-Application (ex. “ROUTINE”)
-Looping some difficoult stuffs…
SIMONE VIGNOLA [LIVE-SOLO-SET]
-Set-up
-Concept of “DJ Approach”
-Behaviour
-Looping Plan
-Sound (panning, volumes, handling)
-“Live Looping” from a recorded loop
-You, your Loop Station and your band!
TOPIC TWO
HOW TO PLAY LOVE SONG + TAB (how many students?)
– A few words about Slapping and Tapping Technique
– Interpretation and concept of the Song
– Full Explanation

TOPIC ONE

THE ART OF LOOPING

Masterclass version

-DEFINITION AND CONCEPT OF “LOOP”

-SOME KIND OF MUSIC BASED ON THE LOOP

-DEFINITION OF “LIVE LOOPING”

-APPROACH AND METHOD

-HOW TO CREATE A LIVE “SONG”

-THE LIVE LOOPING FROM THE BASSIST’S POINT OF VIEW

-THE LOOPING “VIRTUOSO”

-SIMONE VIGNOLA [LIVE-SOLO-SET]

TOPIC TWO

Simone Vignola Love Song

HOW TO PLAY LOVE SONG + TAB

-A few words about Slapping and Tapping Technique

-Interpretation and concept of the Song

-Full Explanation

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