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Re: Loop This!

That's a great idea! Hopefully you just got an email from me yesterday and
would be interested in the "source/product" idea.

I'd love to send some contributions, but I have to make the time. When 
should I
have them in by?

matt davignon

Patrick Smith wrote:

> FNGP is happy to announce the next project on board for FingerPaint. We 
> looking for sonic contributions from list members to be used at our
> discretion for our CD release "Loop This!" The loops can be ambient 
> material, bass lines, drum loops, rhythm tracks, vocal lines, samples,
> melodies, anything....it is up to the contributor. (All loops should
> contain only material created by the contributor, with sample clearance 
> our use.)
> Why are we doing this? It is a common notion that randomness is an
> indispensable ingredient of creative acts. In FingerPaint we begin our
> pieces by improvising loop(s). We use multiple JAM MEN, ECHPLEXI, &
> DIGITECH TIME MACHINES as well as multiple effects boxes and synths to
> create our loops. Then we play with this material and see what develops.
> Since distance and budgetary constraints prevent us from inviting other
> loopers directly into our studio, we are exploring this avenue as a way 
> begin working with other musicians. "Loop This!" will be released under 
> name of the FingerPaint Collective.
> IF we use your material, you will be fully credited on the CD, our web 
> and anywhere else we can infiltrate. Our two previous CD releases have
> generated several reviews and air play round the world. Also any one 
> material makes it on the CD will receive 5 CD's to keep for the
> grandchildren.... When this project becomes financially solvent royalties
> will be paid out in accordance with the number of participants.
> Eventually we my be doing this with MP3 files posted directly to our 
> A remix of this project is also possible. Let's explore.
> Send your material on DAT or CD to:
> PO BOX 5364
> Takoma Park, MD
> 20913
> Peace,
> Patrick
>                      Fingerpaint's New Release:
>                             IN THE LOOP
>       ... an intelligent, stimulating mixture of mimimaist spacebeats and
>            obscure samples layered upon a hypnotic illbient backdrop.
>                        DIGITAL ARTIFACT # 12
>                       http://www.fingerpaint.net