Looping, Grooving, & Slotted Headstocks

The boys are back! They spend the majority of this week's lesson on looping. The guys discuss various loop pedals and how they work, different musicians who utilize loopers, and Aldrine breaks down his approach to looping. It's ironic that on a lesson all about loop pedals, the most profound thing said was "Music is meant to be played with other people." The guys try to examine the nebulous concept of "groove" and offer their best tips for improving grooving. They also briefly discuss slotted headstocks, and wrap up the lesson by announcing the winner of last week's giveaway.

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Questions Asked this Week:
2:55 Do you have any tips for using a loop pedal

27:45 How do you loop when the verse and chorus have different chord progressions?

39:40 Aldrine talks about the features of his loop pedal.

41:40 Do you plug your uke directly into a looper?

42:35 Can you pre-record a loop before you perform?

44:40 Is there a screen on your looper?

47:25 Is there any advantage to having a slotted headstock?

56:45 How do you improve "groove"?

58:20 How would you define groove?

1:01:40 Give-Away winner announced

References/resources for this video:
Live Lesson - Replay: Aldrine shows his loop pedal (25:50)
Website - Boss Loop Station
Uke Lesson - Escape (Aldrine uses a loop pedal in the Play-Along video)
Aloha Friday Jam - Replay (Breezin')
Aloha Friday Concert - Replay (Uke on a Stick)
Youtube - Kirby Keough using a loop pedal
Youtube - John Mayer using a loop pedal
Youtube - Kalei Gamiao using a loop pedal
Youtube - Aidan James Using a loop pedal

Website - Boomerang Looper Pedal
Website - Boss Expansion Pedals
Website - Boss RC-300
Youtube - Jake Shimabukuro playing "Dragon" using a loop pedal
Youtube - Ed Sheeran using a loop pedal (some language)
Youtube - Karlie G using a loop pedal
Instagram - Chris Salvador
Youtube - Chris Salvador using a loop pedal
Youtube - KT Tunstall Loop Pedal Tutorial
Youtube - KT Tunstall performing with a Loop Pedal
Website - Miku Stomp (the Anime Pedal)
Youtube - Theramin Loop
Youtube - Rick and Morty Theme Song

Website - DigiTech JamMan Loop Pedal
Website - TC Helicon Ditto Mic Looper
Youtube - Victor Wooten using a loop pedal

Website - Aldrine's Signature Model Ukulele (with a slotted headstock)
Website - Fluke Ukuleles
Website - Flea Ukuleles
Website - Fatfinger Guitar Sustain Enhancer

Youtube - Quest Love

UU Podcast - James Hill

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