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Re: hello from new member...

At 09:15 23/04/03 , you wrote: 
> Hi-
> Just joined this group the other night. I had stumbled across the LD 
> once before, but didn't check it out because I assumed (I know, my bad) 
> was about the kind of "looping" connected with the Acid software series 
> have nothing against Acid, I just don't use that program,yet). Then, 
> searching for info about the Akai Headrush box, I discovered what LD is
> really about- a pleasant surprise!
> I got into looping with reel-to-reel tape machines in 1976, at age 16. I 
> worked like a dog during the summer of '75 to get my first dinky little
> analog modular synthesizer. A friend had "liberated" a Sony TC-630 tape
> machine from our high school music department after discovering it 
> and forgotten in some dark corner. I used the Sony for sound-on-sound
> experiments initially. Then, I borrowed another R-R tape machine from an
> acquaintance, and threaded both machines up, thanks to the diagram Eno
> thoughtfully provided on the back of his Discrete Music lp. Wow, what a
> mindblower! A quantum leap in my musical explorations.
> The last 10 years or so I've mostly been doing midi loops with a 
> which I use like a tape recorder- no quantizing or metronomes for me! I
> thread up some tape machines occaisionally, though for what I'm into, the
> midi loops are the primary foundation. I'm interested in getting into
some of
> the current long-delay devices, and I am especially curious to know if 
> are any units that will sync to a midi clock (as a slave, not the master
> clock)- would someone please enlighten me about this?
> Judging from the number of posts I've been getting,this is a very active
> group! That's good- I need some stimulation!
> Looking forward to more interesting info/discussions...
> Namaste,
> Tim Fluharty