LAGVOID

HUMAN PLAY FIRST

BY FRED MALLE

I look for the error, that which drives me, but also seek precision.
I do not care about technical excellence. I do not make any concessions.
I want to be simple. I do not want to be predictable.
I use the power of repetition, but it’s me who controls the time.

no headset
no click tracks
human play first

Fred Malle

HUMAN PLAY FIRST IS A STATE OF MIND

FRED’S WORKS

POSTCARDS

OUTDOORS CONCERTS

PLAY EVERYWHERE AT ANY TIME... JUST PLAY

PostCards is a reaction against and an attempt to escape from two worlds: that of business people, where time has to be short and things predictable, and that of the state, where things have to be complicated and solemn.
In a regulated world, access to my fellow citizens as a musician has become complicated: I need to fill in forms to participate in the state culture and convince a commercial structure to pass the media filters.
Then, there are public roads. Better still if they are country roads, so as not to be confined to one’s home. and maybe meet people who really want to share in these moments.

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LAGVOID

THE SOFTWARE

The human ScripLooper

LAGVOID - SCRIPT LOOPER

In 1999, as an electro-dub musician among jazz musicians, a problem came up: what to do when the drummer starts? But it was inconceivable to use a click track during these sessions, and therefore impossible to use MIDI sequences or hip-hop inspired breaks in this playing situation.
It was necessary to create a device that could create the click (aka MIDIclock) based on the interpreted music.
Although technical solutions existed at the time, none of them were satisfactory since recordings where the musician expresses themselves rhythmically and the machines follow are extremely rare, except those using only loopers. So, between 2007 and 2014, I developed LAGVOID to have a tool that allows me to create this kind of music for different shows for which I make the soundtrack.
While solutions have been found, a musical problem remained and it was linked to the very nature of improvised music, which tends to create accumulations. How to make radical changes (breaks, cuts) when several actions are needed to achieve them? This is why LAGVOID has become a Script Looper which, like the other devices that have appeared since 2007, allows you to create a MIDIclock from a loop, but also allows you to prepare groups of commands launched sequentially with a single pedal.
Thus, with LAGVOID you can play an instrument, use samples or have an open structure, all without losing the effectiveness of a spectacular cut …

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