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Re: Mackin' on promoting oneself (MOTU 828mkII)

Yes, Rick, if there is one thing I have learned from this list it is that 
you hope to have your sarcasm understood it is essential to insert those
damned winking smileys after everything you say.  Hence my winking smiley
insertion in my scathing post.

But even then people still don't seem to get it.

I am just kidding, unless I say otherwise.

You hear that everybody?

Damn literal-ass bastards.

;)    ;)    ;)    ;)    ;)    ;)

Please let this be the end of this OT thread on-list.

Incidentally, the MOTU 828mkII Firewire audio interface is a phyne phyne
piece of shit.  I'm lovin' it and it's standalone mixerosity.  Even with a
piddly 400Mhz Dell laptop.  And I am not kidding.




----- Original Message -----
From: "loop.pool" <rickwalker@looppool.info>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2003 9:59 PM
Subject: Mackin' on promoting oneself

> Jesse wrote:
> "This fool is just hoping that people will just reply to his free CD mail
> and include his message's text in their replies so he gets his name in 
> LD list archives a bunch of times.  So, when anyone does a search for
> T. or Bill L. they'll come up with his name, too.   Fucking marketing
> ;)"
> Jeez, Jesse,
> That's such  cynical and judgemental thing to say (assuming you are not
> being jokingly sarcastic).....................have you never tried to get
> your music out to the world?
> It's really difficult.     I actually thought his approach was rather
> straightforward and honest (even if I thought it
> would have been better to ask for replies offlist).
>       This community is NOT like the music business.   People aren't
> scheming to try and put things over on people.
> We're all trying to use these hard and software paradigms to be creative
> make some music.   Without obvious
> stylistic boundaries it is frequently difficult to get our stuff placed 
> stores or reviewed by magazines, so it really necessitates
> novel ways of getting it all out there.
>     I hope you are met by more support the next time you try and get your
> music heard by anybody.    I'd love to hear it
> (particularly because you seem bright and aggressive) and I'll never get
> chance unless you figure out a way to get our collective attention.
> yours,   Rick