Funk Loops

Mark Smart


This example was part of my Continuum demo for NAMM 2006 and the Engineering Open House at the University of Illinois. All the sounds but the drums came from Native Instruments' Reaktor software running as a VST plugin inside Ableton Live for the looping. The looped parts are as follows:

1. Pre-recorded Battery Drum Loop.

2. Bass sound controlled with the Continuum's Mono mode, in which the notes re-trigger when you switch to a different finger.

3. Chords controlled by the Continuum in Poly mode. The front-back (Y) direction is controlling filter cutoff.

4. Guitar sound demonstrating all three of the Continuum's monophonic modes in succession: