Éclat: Part 20
To create a new track using only stock loops originally from Apple.
A lot of music producers loudly proclaim that using pre-existing loops from your DAW in your tracks is 'cheating'.
However, the opinion over here at Eclat is that using stock loops is no more or less valid than sampling a pre-existing track, than using a field recording, or even building your own sounds entirely from scratch.
Download the pack of loops we used from here, or alternatively, use the loops that came stock with your own DAW.
Here's what we made:
Things you can do with these loops:
- Slice the drums to make new drum-kits and new rhythms using Simpler in Ableton:
(here's how to turn your computer keyboard into a midi controller)
- Check out all our tutorials on Sampling to see how to create a synth out of a single note from a loop, or process, repitch and warp the sound of the existing loops til they sound nothing like the originals.
Click through for more resources...
Chopping up loops in Logic Pro X:
Chris Punsalan talks about using Loops:
Creative ways of approaching Loops:
Ways to process loops to make them sound interesting: