I just created an update on the old Beat Slicing tutorial. It can be found here.
I’m just gonna bump this, because it’s rather important.
How precisely did you get pattern 1 to play back the loop perfectly from slices? Is there some automated way to do this, or was it just trial and error?
BKPR, New Tool (2.7 & 2.8): Slices To Pattern
Note delays are set by the tool.