Iota Is A New Granular Looper For MAX4LIVE

Iota is a unique new granular instrument for Ableton Live that allows you to create lots of mini loops from just a single sample…

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Developed by L.A.-based musician and programmer Dillon Bastan, Iota lets you drag a source sample from Live and select a region within it to be rendered as a continuous stream of tiny slices. Graphical editing tools are then used to draw, move and resize ‘boxes’ in the spectogram, “each one defining the length and frequency content of a band-pass filtered loop in a clear and immediately representative visual manner.”

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These boxes can then be arranged and overlapped, deconstructed, fragmented and diced with as much precision as you like.

You can control the loops in the plug-in using Ableton’s Push controller or a MIDI keyboard. See how it works below.

Pricing and Availability:
Iota is available for €29 from the Ableton store, though you’ll need both Live and Max for Live to run it.

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