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Ableton Loop: Five reasons to get excited about this year's summit

The Berlin gathering is in its third year...

Ableton have been long-time supports of the creative arts. While their flagship software Live is predominantly a music-making tool, many users have re-imagined what the DAW can do with everything from art installations, VJs, live bands and even running PacMan inside Max for Live.

Their Loop summit, debuted two years ago, is all about bringing together and celebrating the wide range of artists, producers, musicians and creative thinkers who use their platform. Kicking off on November 10th, the program is already looking very impressive. We’ve chosen five things to look out for at this year’s Loop...

Everyone’s favourite DnB icon will be taking the stage at Loop, discussing his love of Live, creative processes and always insightful view on the industry.

Re-edit, Re-work, Re-mix: DJs as producers
JD Twitch, Alkalino and DJ mag’s own Greg Wilson talk the art of the edit and how the DJ-producer crossover is more important than ever.

Susan Rogers
Former in-house engineer for Prince, turned Berklee College professor, Susan Rogers is a wealth of inspiring insight and annecdotes. Don’t miss this talk.

Less is More: Make an entire track from a single sample
Pierre-Antoine Grison aka Krazy Baldhead takes on the producer’s ultimate challenge in self-discipline: the single sample song. If you’ve ever found yourself adding to a track until it’s ruined, this is for you.

Studio Sessions
Honey Dijon, Machinedrum Nosaj Thing, Francis Preve and Rachel K Collier are just some of the names hosting intimate studio sessions, allowing attendees to get an up-close-and-personal insight to their workflow.

LOOP is taking place in Berlin's Funkhaus on 10th through 12th November.

To find out more about who's speaking and demonstrating at LOOP 2017, check out our intro to the program here