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Re: [LOOP] RE: ugly racks of gear

On Mon, 21 Feb 2005, Andreas Wetterberg wrote:

> ----Original Message-----
> From: Travis Hartnett [mailto:travishartnett@gmail.com] 
> Sent: 21. februar 2005 21:38
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: 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?
> ------
> -unfortunately; yes they do...
> http://www.coolfer.com/blog/blog/images/SquarepusherLive.jpg
> http://www.mic.gr/%5CdbImages%5C23575_7.jpg
> -if he turned his rack and laptop the audience might find out that he's
> actually checking his email (and possibly even replying, using a
> sophisticated bass->midi->text input system)

I have seen a performer stop playing his synth in an improv keybord duo in 
order to answer his phone, listen to voicemail, and send a text-message 
back. My attitude at the time was that if the call is that important, take 

Steve B
Phasmatodea    http://www.phasmatodea.net/
Subscape Annex http://www.subscapeannex.com/