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Re: essential loop recordings
The First Day, and Damage. as both of them demonstrate, most amazing,
and very tasteful imcorporation of ambient looping with rhythm, -looping in
a live situation, and looping in context of song structure and vocals.
<smile> I'll write something better later, K? lol!
At 01:15 PM 6/24/03 -0700, you wrote:
>At 04:09 AM 6/21/2003, Michael Peters wrote:
>>the Loopers Delight 'essential loop recordings' page needs updates. It
>>contains some essential recordings reviews, but many are still missing.
>>page hasn't changed for quite a while now.
>>So we need your contributions - please write reviews, and send them to
>>but please send in only reviews of recordings that are truly essential.
>>is essential? Kim writes,
>>>they might be recordings where new ideas or techniques in looping were
>>>first introduced, or where looping was first heard in a type of music
>>>where it hadn't been used before, or recordings/artists that influenced
>>>lot of people to become interested in looping or expand their abilities
>>>as loopers, etc.
>I'd really like to see some discussion of this. What are essential
>recordings of the past couple decades that have influenced the use of
>looping in music? The "essential recordings" section of Looper's Delight
>pretty much stops in the early 80's. Surely something has happened since
>Let's start with the 90's. We've had a few years now to gain some
>perspective. What were the influential looping recordings of that decade?
>Surely there was a lot going on. Innovative artists from David Torn to
>Keaggy to Aphex Twin, an explosion of electronic music, a wide variety of
>new looping tools being used in many different ways, etc. How about Andre
>LaFosse from this list, who so many people mention?
>So let's hear it. What were 5 albums from the 90's that you think
>influenced looping? (or influenced you and your looping.) Can you say
>something short about each one about what makes it essential listening
>We can gather up some ideas and the more commonly mentioned items can get
>enshrined in the "essential recordings" page.
>Kim Flint | Looper's Delight
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