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Re: Andre EDP Loops
I'm simulating a sort of scratch using the DBeam on the MC-505 to send
note messages to pitchshift tracks in the Repeater. When done quickly, it
sounds like scratching. Woohoo! -lots of fun! -and can be very
At 09:53 AM 9/14/02 -0700, you wrote:
>I must say, that as a Repeater owner I pretty much *never* use this
>though I could see how a "DJ" type user would. The Repeater is (was)
>obviously going for that market, where the EDP seems more aligned to a
>instrumentalist. No? Of course, each can be used by either, but I'm
>about general design philosophy. Hell, the Repeater's got a built in
>preamp. Hell, if I were a company that was going to re-release the
>I'd put it in a DJ mixer and add a way to scratch loops.
>Kim Flint wrote:
>> The lack of a saving capability in the EDP is a limitation, but at the
>> time I found it oddly liberating after a while. I used to hate it when I
>> had created a really cool loop and then had to destroy it later. It
>> really negative at first. But after a while this create-and-destroy
>> caused me to realize that if I created something good once I could
>> something good again. A feeling of confidence grew out of that - I could
>> rely on myself rather than a hard disk. From an improvising standpoint
>> was a great learning experience. It's certainly not a concept you can
>> easily market, yet I'm glad to have had it....
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