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Re: The Big(ish) Idea

Hi, from what I've seen/heard in Z.Vexs' demo vid, his volume probe should
be a nice toy in this direction. Check it out.

> Von: "loop.pool" <looppool@cruzio.com>
> Antworten an: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Datum: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 16:52:44 -0700
> An: "LOOPERS DELIGHT (posting)" <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Betreff: re: The Big(ish) Idea
> Neu gesendet von: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Neu gesendet am: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 23:52:42 +0000 (UTC)
> Doug wrote:
>> But, what I also remember was that the guy had moved the electronics
>> into his own guitar, and had setup a "touch plate" on his guitar as the
>> switch.  So he could get these really fast mutes going, just by tapping
>> the touch plate.
> That sounds incredible.
> There are persian frame drum techniques called 'Ris' (not sure of the
> spelling, but
> the pronunciation is 'reese')
> Where you flam your fingers over the drum so that each finger lands
> milliseconds after the first original
> ones.
> This is as opposed to the more Arabic technique where every finger is
> articulates (which is great for playing accurately but also takes a whole
> lot of hours to perfect.)
> With such a touch plate  and set to a momentary off (or on) position you
> could do extraordinarily quick glitches.
> That's my idea of a good time.
> Next Question:  how difficult and/or expensive would such a plate be.
> It would necessitate playing it with ones fingers instead of with feet 
> fingers are for more accurate (unless
> you've spent a few years of hard work a double kick trapset drummer).
> This would mean you'd have to manipulate the loop  after you made it, not
> during,  but it also
> means that you could glitch the thing until you felt like stopping and 
> the loop would return
> to it's original sound (unless you resampled it).