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Re: Open Letter to the General Looping Community regarding Video Demos ofLooping Devices
I think that's a great idea Rick, I have a lot of video footage from Loopstock I in San Luis Obispo and I am also willing to do the video shooting of looping demonstrations or workshops. Let me know when I can help! Om and Out Papa Dave
ps I am looking for Bob Sellon's address to get 2 upgrade chips for my 2 jammen(jamwomen) for the girls (that doesn't sound politically correct)
Hi there,Peace to All who enter here, Love Dave
>From: "Rick Walker/Loop.pooL"
>Subject: Open Letter to the General Looping Community regarding Video Demos of Looping Devices
>Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 05:42:18 -0800
>Dear Looping Community,
>People have been very cynical (with really good reason) about the
>manufacturers springing for demo videos of looping devices (see the
>Gang, if we are really serious about taking this community out to the world
>at large, we are going to need to take matters into our own hands.
>This community has unbelievable resources at our command. We, collectively,
>own digital video cameras, digital cameras,recording studios, mixing boards,
>microphones, servers, fttp sites, promotional and production acumen, etc.,
>At loopstock, individuals digitally recorded the events on both video and
>audio and had these things ready for posting within a week of the
>event...................all of this was done for love of looping , love of
>creativity and love of community.
>I say we forget about money (as long as we have the necessities of food,
>lodging, children and equipment ;-) covered)
>and start planning on expanding this community with all of our resources and
>love of what it is that we are doing.
>Some of us are too busy to participate in this kind of adventure on a day to
>day basis and that is fine...........
>Even they, however, can lend a hand when possible for la causa.
>I demand a high wage when I tour or make recording or
>soundtracks.................I also will play damn near any looping event
>that I can (when scheduling permits) for free or expenses just because I
>love this community and this 'artform' (I know, I know, Kim, it is not ,
>technically, an artform) so much.
>If our resources are not state of the art, so be it. I think some of the
>prominent musicians on this forum can help out with demonstrations of this
>gear even if it is not completely PRO. I know I would. I'm reasonably sure
>my brother would (who knows enough about the repeater already to make me
>weak in the knees).
>OK, enough soapboxing............................let's just do it!!!!
>yours, in art and creativity and looping and having fun doing it, Rick
>"Doesnt anyone on this list live in Hollywood, and have a freind in the
>film buisiness? Dont they realize how important an EDP Demonstration
>video is to the world of music ?
>but, i believe that kim f. tried to organise this w/gibson, some buncha
>ago..... no dice, yet.
>dt / splattercell"
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