"Who was YOUR favorite flame-maker? Collect 'em all! Trade 'em with your friends!" Oh yeah?!? Oh yeah?!? Well *#*#*#*#*#!!!! ;-) ;-) ;-) ;-) ;-) emoticons on parade ~Tim > [Original Message] > From: Douglas Baldwin <email@example.com> > To: jj 179 <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com> > Date: 5/10/2005 9:56:43 AM > Subject: Re: Digitech JamMan??? > > jj 179 wrote: > > > I'm still looking for an *inexpensive* way (i.e. under $500 if at all > > possible) to have multiple loops **of different and > not-necessarily-related > > lengths** looping together in the same box. I know some of the more > > expensive units like the Repeater and the EDP can supposedly do this, but > > boy I'd sure like a cheaper option. :} > > Not to sound like a broken record (although I couldn't imagine a more > accepting community for doing so) but... > The Boss DD-20 will get two asynchronous loops going quite easily. By > switching between any two user-defined presets, you could have two > asynchronous loops at a time. Since the DD-20 costs under $200 in US stores, > you could have four asynchronous loops (in two boxes) for under $400 US. Use > the Pan mode, and you could have four *pairs* of asynchronous loops with up > to 46 seconds per loop. And the DD-20 stays in amazing sync with itself. > I've been using two since February 05 and have developed whole new pieces > based on the two percolating away at simple ratios of each other, remaining > in sync for ten-twenty minutes at a time. > No MIDI though. > > And speaking of MIDI, my quaint and non-technical understanding of such > things tells me that MIDI-synced variable-speed audio delay is the Holy > Grail of FX engineering. We're probably going to have to wait until some new > code is established before a looper/delay with synching capabilities will > sell for under $500. Otherwise they'd be added as easily as LCDs and Stereo > outputs. > > dB, el Coyote > > ps - What happened to Smoke Stick Devil? What happened to that grumpy > classical guitarist? And does anyone remember the "anti-Miko" who > irrationally replied to anyone's post with expletives? How about Robert > Fripp's close pal Terry Blankenship? Who was YOUR favorite flame-maker? > Collect 'em all! Trade 'em with your friends!