Singer-producer Kimbra reflects on the importance of improvising and shares an exclusive performance video
Find ways to stay creative through difficult times with five discussions from Loop on ideas around resilience and response.
Stay inspired with five performances from past Loop events – featuring Binkbeats, Chagall, Juana Molina, Lafawndah & Kaki King
Cellist and composer Clarice Jensen joins hip hop beatmaker Sowall for an improvised set based on a small collection of pre-agreed rules.
In a Performative Presentation at Loop 2017, SK Shlomo shares his bespoke Max for Live looping setup, along with the journey he took to become a world champion beatboxer and looper.
Explore the topic of non-traditional live performance with Lafawndah, along with live tracks recorded at Loop 2018 in LA.
Laura Escudé demonstrates and discusses how she designs live shows and performances for herself and clients such as Kanye West and Bon Iver.
Ableton challenged music makers to use one sample to create a 90 second track within 12 hours. Andrew Huang, Ebonie Smith and Nick Weiss listen to the results.
What does it mean when we say a particular piece of music is futuristic? Musicians Equiknoxx and Coco Solid discuss different ideas about the sounds of tomorrow with cultural theorists Simon Reynolds and Craig Schuftan - Ableton Loop
Video of Juana Molina performing live at Ableton Loop 2018 plus an interview on improvisation, composing with loops, comedy and music.
For many music producers, a loop is often the starting point of a new composition. But how can you give a loop-based composition structure, add tension and release, and turn it into a performance?
Check out some of the highlights from the music makers summit in Los Angeles.
A survey of approaches to playing music live accompanied by visuals with excerpts from Ableton Loop and numerous performance videos.
Daedelus, Kimbra and Quantic discuss their strategies for playing live and how they translate studio productions to stage performances.
Filmed entirely at Loop 2016, this mini-documentary brings to light the unseen connections between creative individuals.
With so much of our social interaction and music listening taking place online, what role does our environment and geography play in music-making practice?
Chino Amobi, Elysia Crampton, Peder Mannerfelt, Lotic and others weigh in on their politicaly-minded productions.
Full-length video of Gudrun Gut reflecting on krautrock, punk, techno and more for The Wire’s Invisible Jukebox series.
Full-length video of The Wire Magazine’s Frances Morgan in conversation with electronic music legend Morton Subotnick.
Roger Linn, Stephan Schmitt, Carla Scaletti and Gerhard Behles discuss the making of the MPC, Reaktor, Kyma, and Ableton Live.
Drummers Kiran Ghandi, Katharina Ernst and Zach Danziger show and discuss what they’ve learned from playing with machines.
Henrik Schwarz, King Britt, Hillegonda Rietveld and Recloose play tracks and discuss the role of repetition and variation in their productions.
An overview of experimental instruments and evolving performance practices that make use of today’s emergent technologies.
A selection of images, insights and videos from the 2017 edition of Loop.
A selection of some of our favorite images and insights from three days of Loop at Funkhaus Berlin.