Kim wrote: >Where is loop based music going? What directions will it be taking in the future? Not the gear, but the music itself! What compositional, improvisational, cultural, etc. directions are things heading in? Will it find more or less of a place in popular styles? Will it find more or less of a place in 'high art' styles? What will it be? What might the loop innovators of tommorrow be doing? Remember, its a music question, not a gear question.....< Well, I guess as soon as we snobby middle-class frat boys realize that looping has ALREADY found a place in popular styles (hip-hop, techno, d'n'b, house, blues, african drumming), we'll be on to the next frontier of *smart boy* music. And you'd better believe that I'm waiting for sum otha boys to come 'n' have a look at my rig ... ;-) Rob P.S. my girlfriend's been reading the love lorne loopers thread secretly ...