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Re: ugly racks of gear
I've carried a keyboard stand to put my rack on to my right side for
years. The people who want to watch the blinky lights and
knob-twiddling can scrounge a seat on stage left.
People don't really play in public with a rack between them and the
audience do they?
On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 13:27:47 -0500, David Kirkdorffer
> I'm totally with Kim on this.
> I ALWAYS try to find a way to arrange my equipment so that the rack is
> besides me. And as many of you who have racks will know, stages are not
> always optimal for the player to do this. However, I can't tell you how
> many times people come up to me after shows and say how they really got
> seeing me operate effects in my rack. People seem to "get" the music
> when they get to see it built. Others have mentioned stuff about seeing
> what I'm concentrated on helps them feel connection to what is going on.