Watch the Creating 2 Bar Loops: 1 online guitar lesson by Robbie Calvo from Creative Looping Handbook

2 bar loops are really useful for working out overdub ideas, jamming, and live performances. Keeping the loops simple is definitely key, especially when you'll be overdubbing.

Think in terms of "the simpler the better," as the loop will be the "sum of parts" so complex chordal parts aren't necessary. Let’s create a 2 bar loop and I'll show you what I mean.