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Re: was looping with other musicians - reply to douglas about switching styles on audiences

Makes sense steve.  It just struck me as a possibility while reading 
your post.  I am glad it is evident to you that this is not the case.  
Good luck with your new direction on the songs.

On Oct 14, 2004, at 10:39 AM, steve.sandberg wrote:

> Thanks for your thoughts, Douglas -
> But I don't think the problem was that I switched styles on my 
> audience.
> My audience to begin with wasn't at all people who like to listen to
> free-form avant garde music - they were mostly non-musician friends and
> friends of friends with no experience in avant garde looping.
> There seems to be  something - for me at least - in putting a rhythmic 
> loop
> under a song that undermines the spontaneity and emotional 
> communication.
> I've experimented taping myself with and without the loops, and it
> consistently sounds better and sounds freer and more emotional without 
> the
> loops.
> Not that I'm giving up looping - I love it, just will separate the 
> looping
> from the songs for a while --