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RE: ugly racks of gear AND Re: Sit or Stand? Guitarist and Bassists only
At 01:03 AM 2/22/2005, markred wrote:
>I sit.. Of course I sit... and whats more i think that the looper/solo
>musicians who stand, are the ones who look stupid.. jigging about a tiny
>bit but not much cos they'll over balance and step on the mute pedal,
>hovering, wobbling on that feedback/vortex morph pedal. PAH!
dude, I've spent years watching this stuff. hundreds (maybe thousands) of
loopers. You are so wrong.
>You'all SAY you stand.. dont believe it... seen the pics from all the
>fests.... SIT SIT SITTING SIT KNEEL (rick walker of course) SIT SITTING
percussionists are ok sitting. It's because they still move!
>Now.. back in the old days, when I was touring the states as the
>in cranes, playing enormadomes with the cure.. blah blah! I STOOD!! I ran
>about.. I slid.. I leapt from the stage into the audience, I sommersalted
>into my amp cabs, I threw the guitar into the air, I hammered it with
>knives, spanners and screw drivers, I twisted, and bent the neck as it
>screamed feedback.. I rammmed metal stcks in between the strings and
>thrashed, I attached bulldog clips onto the strings and shook.. I pogoed,
>and then I dived back into the crowd.. and that was just in the first
If someone would please be this interesting at a loop festival I attend,
I'll pay you $50 on the spot, and take up a collection to make sure you
> ...what a wanker I was...
if the music is good, your idea of a wanker is a good thing. That's called
entertainment. That's the experience one gives when they are really into
what they are playing. They throw their whole body into it and commit
themselves to their music.
> ...yes I sit down, and Im fiercly proud of it! If they bore of the old
> seventies educational 16mm films that I play backwards.. ("How to deal
> with accidental poisoning" is a WINNER! especially in reverse!!! )..
> they can stare at all the blinking lights on my fucking ugly racks!
please let us see the blinky lights!
> PS.. I still I attach bulldog clips onto the strings.
you are close to god.
Kim Flint | Looper's Delight
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