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Re: Stereo Jam Man

Now Chuck just because Kim is expressing his opinion you don't need to 
take it
to heart. Why don't you two just kiss and make up? Oh, by the way, let's 
yet another thread on "Jamman"... is it Jamman, or Jaman? Begin.
Forever yours,

Chuck Zwicky wrote:

> Kim,
>  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 
> 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 
> 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
> work with.
> 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 at
> >all? Seems like a lot of bother with limited memory, constrained I/O, 
> >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 
> to use.
> I previously posted my thoughts on Jam-Man/EDP vs software. The bottom 
> is that you don't need to take your hands off the instrument to work 
> 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 
> 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 
> one, it has many amazing looping possibilities.
> The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing 
> -Martina Navrtilova