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Re: 'You actually do Loop, right?' Or' Do you play an instrument or a device?' (was) RE: Re......
On Feb 15, 2005, at 10:42 AM, Alan Kroeger wrote:
> Just curious Larry and this by no means or implies you should not be
> if the answer is no but, you do actually own/use a looping device,
not anymore Alan, so I'm the unsanctioned. After July I sold them all.
I actually left them at y2k4, totally forgot them and had to drive
back up to Santa Cruz to get them.
> It's fine that someone pops off about too much gearhead'ism round here
> sometimes that does seem to be the topic of the day. Heck I don't even
> if they don't loop or ever plug in and want to make a comment about
> overusage of Electro Toys.
I do use processors though and have a good time with noise and such.
> I personally do keep acoustic instruments around and even play/practice
> unplugged because (yes) sometimes the devices take over and you end up
> playing them and not the instrument you supposedly play. Now that isn't
> necessarily a bad thing either but, it can become difficult to decide
> if you
> actually play a guitar or a violin or a synth/multi effect/Looper...
I understand that these things cost a lot of money. i get them off of
eBay because they're cheap. I'm looking at my stuff: Marshall JMP-1,
Carvin Tone Navigator, Apex 204, Digiteck TSP-12, Digitech Studio Quad
and a stereo guitar. I'm not immune to this stuff. I am a teenager
too, you know and still have trouble realizing I'm not.
It's just music that gets sidetracked when you've got a gear hankering.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Cooperman [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 1:07 PM
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: Re: Re: Re: RE: Re: RE: Re: RE:
>> pardon me while i go masturbate to some john cage records to humble
>> myself in the ways of art music.
> i though looping was masturbation. i am a composer eric so i don't
> masturbate. let me see here; um art music is like science, you can't
> masturbate to it because that would be pop music based on the
> production of
> "product." art music is based on science and you can't rediscover
> newton already did that. masturbation is antithetical to it all....
>> Eric Williamson
> Larry Cooperman
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