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Re: Stereo Jam Man
You never miss an opportunity to post condescending remarks about the
Jam-Man. I don't think that I have a chip on my shoulder, nor any hostility
towards the EDP. I am a consumer. I am free to make choices about what I
use. I have no vested interest in either the Jam-Man or the EDP. I use the
Sellon-upgrade o/s in my Jam-Man and It provides me with he ability to
quickly try various arrangement ideas and actually have three channels to
I often send a stereo signal to the Jam-Man. I have found that the analog
stereo dry path is invaluable. The ability to have three loops going in
different stereo positions adds enough spaciousness to the output, so I
don't particularly miss the ability to input in stereo.
>I have to wonder, for what you are doing, why waste time with the JamMan
>all? Seems like a lot of bother with limited memory, constrained I/O, lack
>of U/I, and weird midi control. Why not use something like the Roland
>SP-808? Or Acid on a laptop? Seems like those are much better suited to
I actually find the Jam-Man user interface quite streamlined and very fast
I previously posted my thoughts on Jam-Man/EDP vs software. The bottom line
is that you don't need to take your hands off the instrument to work them.
I have ACID and find that they don't allow the real time recording and
looping required for un-interrupted creative flow. Too much editorial work
involved. I do improv, all of these devices are designed for composing
using pre-existing sound files.
The device that really interests me is the Eventide DSP4000. A friend owns
one, it has many amazing looping possibilities.
The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.