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    Loops have been something that I hardly ever use in my mixes, what are some tips to start integrating them into mixes. And what are some examples of times that they would be useful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fressure View Post
    what are some examples of times that they would be useful.
    Whenever you are mixing and you think "I wish this had an acapella/percussion/drum loop going on too"
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    Quote Originally Posted by lethal_pizzle View Post
    Whenever you are mixing and you think "I wish this had an acapella/percussion/drum loop going on too"
    Pretty much sums it up

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    I am a loop whore, possibly because of the way i view music; "oooh i like that sound"

    Most my transitons tend to be built around loops, just pick sounds you like that fit well and layer them up.

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    I use them all the time, like loop a bassline, and swap em out...or something like this:
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    I think having a consistent three or four loops in your set help to glue the whole thing together.
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    The obvious answer is it allows you to mix longer - taking the best part of a track and making it last for....as long as you want it to you.

    This is what the beauty of the sync button brings - you can layer up a mix out of a track, add another loop of a little vocal from another track, a little stabby riff....ANYTHING...and before you know it your creating your very own unique version of a track. It's amazing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Mighty FV View Post
    The obvious answer is it allows you to mix longer - taking the best part of a track and making it last for....as long as you want it to you.

    This is what the beauty of the sync button brings - you can layer up a mix out of a track, add another loop of a little vocal from another track, a little stabby riff....ANYTHING...and before you know it your creating your very own unique version of a track. It's amazing.
    Is he talking about adding completely new loops on decks C and D for example, or looping a part of a track already playing and extending it?

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    Any way to use loops, granted I don't have 4 decks to use :X

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    If you don't use four decks then you're really handicapping yourself if you want to use loops

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