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MIDI Loops for production

Sampler and Sampling discussion (techniques, tips and tricks, etc.)

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Daniel V
KVRist
 
52 posts since 3 Feb, 2012, from Croatia

Postby Daniel V; Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:43 am MIDI Loops for production

Hello,

I have a question about using downloaded midi loops for your own productions.

So lets say you buy some, they are Royalty-Free, would you use them in your production, or would you at least change them a little bit?

What are the negative sides of that? It is blocking your own creativiti for sure, but I'm sure there are many more.

What do you think about this?

Thanks
padillac
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352 posts since 27 Nov, 2011

Postby padillac; Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:16 am

I think you're way overthinking this. Use them as-is if you want, change them if you want, or don't use them.

Unless you want to take this waaaaaay farther and examine how using off-the-shelf midi loops is messing up your brain chemistry somehow and breaking down neural connections responsible for creativity. I know absolute diddly about that so I'll let someone else chime in.
Daniel V
KVRist
 
52 posts since 3 Feb, 2012, from Croatia

Postby Daniel V; Sat Mar 31, 2012 5:17 am

So, it is ok to use them in your own productions I guess?
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risome
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1775 posts since 30 Oct, 2006, from Australia, NSW

Postby risome; Sat Mar 31, 2012 5:21 am

hell yes just chop them up use different sounds etc you would be surprised at just who does this exact thing, i see it as all part of electronic production
go for it
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Daniel V
KVRist
 
52 posts since 3 Feb, 2012, from Croatia

Postby Daniel V; Sat Mar 31, 2012 5:26 am

Ok, thanks for the quick reply

I thought that it is kinda stupid to use something that someone else created. But I think that many people use it actually.

Thanks again
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risome
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1775 posts since 30 Oct, 2006, from Australia, NSW

Postby risome; Sat Mar 31, 2012 5:28 am

Yep ...cheers
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SampleScience
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2468 posts since 31 Oct, 2004, from Mtl, Canada

Postby SampleScience; Sat Mar 31, 2012 7:11 am

I use MIDI arps once in a while. I just change the root note to make variations & create my own riffs. If anyone knows about a VSTi that can loads MIDI arps, let me know, as I would find it very usefull!

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