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Re: Unidentified subject!

On Tue, 30 Dec 1997 lwordsman@pirnie.com wrote:

Don't overlook the Zoom 508. it give you 4 seconds of very clean delay and
it's workong very well for me as a looping toy.

> I happened across a used Digitech Time Machine (4 second delay) for 
>149.00 at a local guitar store that features used equipment.
> I long to join the ranks of loopers but can't spare the cash for a more 
>current looping device.   Recently saw a Vortex for $287 at a local music 
>store but that still seems somewhat out of my range.
> I play as a form of stress management (lights dimmed, kids in bed, maybe 
>a candle or two).  So my questions are
> Can I create a loop or an infinite repeat with a time machine?
> Is the time machine a valid entry point for creating a sort of 
>meditative atmospheric music.
> The clerk tried to steer me to a digital delay pedal ($125 with maybe 
>800 or 1600ms delay)  as opposed to the the time machine.  He described 
>the time machine as more appropriate for recording booth usage although 
>that appears to go against the discussions that I've seen in the loopers 
>delight archive. 
> Any thoughts would be appreciated.
> Thanx!

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