Propellerhead Record + Line 6 FBV Foot Controller: Live Guitar Looping

By Line6Piper

Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) demonstrates live guitar loop recording using the Line 6 FBV Shortboard™ MkII. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite.

The latest update of Propellerhead Record (version 1.0.1) adds Remote support for FBV Shortboard MkII and FBV Express™ MkII. In turn, Line 6 has created an FBV Control preset that works with both foot controllers to provide convenient automatic functionality with Propellerhead Record. Using this preset with the FBV Shortboard MkII, I found it very easy and super fun to do what you will see in the video.

As you may be able to tell from watching the video, the bottom row of footswitches on the FBV Shortboard MkII controls the Record Transport (Play, Stop, Record, etc.), while the top Function 1 & 2 footswitches select Previous or Next Track. Other useful pre-mapped functions include program change (for any Reason or Record device that uses presets), plus cabinet & amp selection and wah/volume for Record's Line 6 Guitar Amp. FBV Express MkII has transport controls plus wah/volume pre-mapped, and of course you can easily custom-map anything else you want to control.

By the way, in case you were wondering where the bass and drums heard in the video came from: They are from the Reason Soul School ReFill.

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