Nanoloop workshop
Doctor M. Popular
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Save/Load songs
Export as audio files
Email .nan projects
View
Change sizes
Change background
Help
Probably more accurate
than I am
Global
Set master tempo
MIDI set up
Song editor
Arrange your patterns
into a song
Instrument
editor
Select instrument type
Set envelopes
Record samples
Pattern
editor
Set the notes for each
individual pattern
In instrument "a", set a
note by placing your
finger on the square.
Drag your finger up or
down to set the pitch.
Tap and hold the 0
(above the musical note
symbol in the lower
right) to change your
octave. Let's set it to "1".
Set up this pattern. To
save time, double tap
on a note you'd like to
copy, then double tap
where you'd like to
place it.
Let's change to
instrument "b" and write
this pattern.
!
If you like, you can mute
instrument "a" by double
tapping it.
In instrument "b" select
pattern 2 and write this
pattern.
!
Remember double tap
to copy a note and
double tap to place it.
For pattern 3, let's just
copy pattern 1. Long
hold on pattern 1 then
select copy. Long hold
on pattern 2 and select
paste.
Copy pattern 2 and
paste it to 4. Now long
hold on the note on the
lower right hand corner
to change the pitch for
all not...
Let's make our bass
sound fuller. Select the
instrument editor set the
decay to be a little
longer. Be sure you are
editin...
Let's create our kick
drum. Select instrument
"c" and click on the
instrument type (on the
upper left hand side)
until you...
Click on the record
button (the circle) and
record your kick drum.
Try leaving your device
on a table and
"thumping" the t...
You should have a nice
big wave like this. Tap
and drag the offset
slider (the 4th from the
right) to set your start
point...
Go back to pattern
mode and set up this
pattern to hear your kick
drum. Be sure you are
in instrument "c".
If your kick isn't
sounding right, try
changing the pitch until
it sounds nice and
bassy.
Let's record a handclap
in instrument "d".
Remember to slide the
offset slider to begin
right before your best
clap.
Bonus:
To set a loop, slide the
loop setting just to the
right of the offset.
Sometimes you can
create cool sounds be
sett...
Place those claps in
pattern 1. You can
change the pitch here
too.
Let's make instrument
"e" our noise/hi hat
sound. In the instrument
mode, change the
instrument to the
asterisk.
Set your hi hats in
pattern 1. Click on the
Volume button (lower
right) and try assigning
different volumes to
each hi hat.
In the volume mode,
double tap and hold on
a note to set its stero
panning.
Set your decay by
tapping the decay
button and set some of
the notes to have a
longer decay than
others.
To create a "mute"
button, create a new
note and lower the
volume to zero. This will
stop the decay from the
previous note.
Copy/paste pattern 1
into 2, 3, & 4, then
change up some
settings (decay, lfo, etc)
for each pattern.
Double tap any of th...
To copy an instrument
and all of its patterns,
long hold on that
instrument to bring up
the advanced menu.
Let's copy "b" ...
Let's change every
other note in this new
instrument up an
octave.
Remember double tap
to copy and double tap
to paste for quickly
placing redundant
notes.
Let's change the
instrument type and
and tweak the settings
some (longer decay,
etc).
Let's go to the song
editor and start placing
your sequence.
Touch and drag on the
screen to creat the pink
"selection" box. Tap on
the bar where you want
to paste that selection
to a...
This is what our intro
should look like.
Let's get rid of that lead
and add the octave
bounce line.
Seems like a good
place to save.
Seems like a good
place to save.
Hear my tunes at docpop.bandcamp.com
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Nanoloop for iOS

How to write songs on your iPhone using Nanoloop. Hear Doc Pop's Nanoloop songs here: http://docpop.bandcamp.com More about Nanoloop here: http://nanoloop.de
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Nanoloop for iOS

  • 1. Nanoloop workshop Doctor M. Popular
  • 2. This top bar is how you navigate through all of Nanoloop
  • 3. Export Save/Load songs Export as audio files Email .nan projects
  • 4. View Change sizes Change background
  • 5. Help Probably more accurate than I am
  • 6. Global Set master tempo MIDI set up
  • 7. Song editor Arrange your patterns into a song
  • 8. Instrument editor Select instrument type Set envelopes Record samples
  • 9. Pattern editor Set the notes for each individual pattern
  • 10. In instrument "a", set a note by placing your finger on the square. Drag your finger up or down to set the pitch.
  • 11. Tap and hold the 0 (above the musical note symbol in the lower right) to change your octave. Let's set it to "1".
  • 12. Set up this pattern. To save time, double tap on a note you'd like to copy, then double tap where you'd like to place it.
  • 13. Let's change to instrument "b" and write this pattern. ! If you like, you can mute instrument "a" by double tapping it.
  • 14. In instrument "b" select pattern 2 and write this pattern. ! Remember double tap to copy a note and double tap to place it.
  • 15. For pattern 3, let's just copy pattern 1. Long hold on pattern 1 then select copy. Long hold on pattern 2 and select paste.
  • 16. Copy pattern 2 and paste it to 4. Now long hold on the note on the lower right hand corner to change the pitch for all notes in that pattern
  • 17. Let's make our bass sound fuller. Select the instrument editor set the decay to be a little longer. Be sure you are editing instrument "b".
  • 18. Let's create our kick drum. Select instrument "c" and click on the instrument type (on the upper left hand side) until you get to the sideways T.
  • 19. Click on the record button (the circle) and record your kick drum. Try leaving your device on a table and "thumping" the table for your sound.
  • 20. You should have a nice big wave like this. Tap and drag the offset slider (the 4th from the right) to set your start point right before your sound.
  • 21. Go back to pattern mode and set up this pattern to hear your kick drum. Be sure you are in instrument "c".
  • 22. If your kick isn't sounding right, try changing the pitch until it sounds nice and bassy.
  • 23. Let's record a handclap in instrument "d". Remember to slide the offset slider to begin right before your best clap.
  • 24. Bonus: To set a loop, slide the loop setting just to the right of the offset. Sometimes you can create cool sounds be setting a very short loop and reducing the decay.
  • 25. Place those claps in pattern 1. You can change the pitch here too.
  • 26. Let's make instrument "e" our noise/hi hat sound. In the instrument mode, change the instrument to the asterisk.
  • 27. Set your hi hats in pattern 1. Click on the Volume button (lower right) and try assigning different volumes to each hi hat.
  • 28. In the volume mode, double tap and hold on a note to set its stero panning.
  • 29. Set your decay by tapping the decay button and set some of the notes to have a longer decay than others.
  • 30. To create a "mute" button, create a new note and lower the volume to zero. This will stop the decay from the previous note.
  • 31. Copy/paste pattern 1 into 2, 3, & 4, then change up some settings (decay, lfo, etc) for each pattern. Double tap any of the advanced settings to randomize settings in that pattern.
  • 32. To copy an instrument and all of its patterns, long hold on that instrument to bring up the advanced menu. Let's copy "b" and move it to "f". Note: you can change instrument names here too.
  • 33. Let's change every other note in this new instrument up an octave.
  • 34. Remember double tap to copy and double tap to paste for quickly placing redundant notes.
  • 35. Let's change the instrument type and and tweak the settings some (longer decay, etc).
  • 36. Let's go to the song editor and start placing your sequence.
  • 37. Touch and drag on the screen to creat the pink "selection" box. Tap on the bar where you want to paste that selection to and touch the paste button (the two squares near the bottom.
  • 38. This is what our intro should look like.
  • 39. Let's get rid of that lead and add the octave bounce line.
  • 40. Seems like a good place to save.
  • 41. Seems like a good place to save.
  • 42. Hear my tunes at docpop.bandcamp.com

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