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Boomerang didn't come back, just kept flying Re: It's that time again! 2005 Biennial Looper's Survey
"a Boomerang (which recently met its demise),"
Oh, dear, I'm sorry. May I ask how it died? I can kinda/sorta/almost
understand a cheap digital watch crapping out after a few years, but a nice
piece of equipment that costs nearly $500?? Wow. I am sympathetic and
appalled all at once.
"And it really didn't have to stop...it just kept on going." ---Jimi
> [Original Message]
> From: Raymond Lee Barnes, III. <email@example.com>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Date: 11/25/2005 7:41:18 AM
> Subject: Re: It's that time again! 2005 Biennial Looper's Survey
> Hey there,
> Yes, saw Robert Fripp doing this (couldn't make out the equipment) a
> few months back, when he opened for Porcupine Tree at the 9:30 Club.
> I've done this with a Boomerang (which recently met its demise), a
> Boss Digital Delay pedal, and a volume pedal (going in reverse order
> from the guitar or other instrument). In some cases, using the
> volume pot on the guitar itself, and doing something more akin to
> what Steve Rothery was doing on the Marillion album, "Misplaced
> Have to agree, it is a very cool effect!
> On Nov 24, 2005, at 6:56 PM, stanley card wrote:
> > on 11/24/05 5:36 PM, William Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Hi Bill-great trick...
> > only seen it done by David Gilmour on his live dvd 'in concert'.
> > he is playing 'shine on you crazy diamond' solo acoustic and for
> > the solos
> > he would swell in a chord w/ a volped and that goes to a long delay
> > (which
> > eventually does fades out) and he would play single notes over the
> > chord...it sounds really pristine and cool.
> > dont know if what he is doing is really looping 'cause its in 'delay'
> > mode...
> > seeya
> > stannee
> >> I have recently discovered some new tricks for the hold delay
> >> function on
> >> the Vox Tonelab floorboard. Because this is truly a hold delay...
> > Has anyone
> >> out there tried this with an EDP, Repeater DL4, etc?
> >> Bill
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Doug Cox [mailto:email@example.com]
> >> Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2005 7:33 PM
> >> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> >> Subject: It's that time again! 2005 Biennial Looper's Survey
> >> Hey Loopers - Happy Thanksgiving to you all.
> >> In November of 2003, we did a survey of the LD list members to
> >> find out
> >> what devices they were using for live looping. It was very
> >> informal and
> >> pretty disorganized (I think I still have a headache...), but I
> >> tallied
> >> the results into a spreadsheet and posted a PDF version of those
> >> results
> >> in the Looper's Delight File Library
> >> (http://www.loopers-delight.com/files/).
> >> It's now two years later, and I figured it might be time to try it
> >> again. This time, we won't clutter up the list (or my brain!)
> >> with the
> >> responses, but instead I'm preparing an online survey form to capture
> >> them. The survey will be anonymous (unlike 2 years ago), but the
> >> form
> >> Well,
> >> once per computer - but what would really be the point in trying to
> >> screw with this survey? :)
> >> I'll host the survey, and I give my personal assurances that the data
> >> written/read by the cookies will only be used to block multiple
> >> submissions. I will NOT provide this information to anyone else, and
> >> cannot see the contents of your cookie myself.
> >> I've started to prepare the form with the following loopers listed
> >> (see
> >> bottom). I'll take any suggested additions into the list until
> >> Saturday. At that point, I'll post the survey and leave it open for
> >> about a month so that we get the maximum number of respondents.
> >> You won't be able to "write in" a looper once I post the survey.
> >> I will
> >> continue to take offline (emailed) requests for off-list loopers
> >> after
> >> the survey starts, but I will have to add them to the results
> >> manually
> >> at the end of the survey. So please - take a look at this list
> >> and ask
> >> me to add anything YOU are using as a looper that is not represented.
> >> Part of the fun of this survey is to see what other unusual
> >> devices are
> >> being used.
> >> Finally - last year we had some confusion about what to include in
> >> the
> >> inventory. Some folks were posting gear that they used for loop
> >> *mangling* or pre/post loop effecting. There was also some confusion
> >> about "samplers" vs. "live loopers". I propose that:
> >> - we do NOT try to inventory effects devices used for per/post
> >> loop effects
> >> - we do NOT try to inventory units used to playback prerecorded
> >> loops or
> >> samples
> >> Instead, if those things are of interest to others, we can start a
> >> new
> >> thread and post them - or perhaps I can setup another survey in the
> >> (distant) future to capture that data.
> >> Here's the list - let me know what needs to be added:
> >> *Echoplex Digital Pro
> >> Electrix Repeater
> >> Line 6 DL-4
> >> Lexicon Jamman
> >> Digitech Jamman
> >> Kaoss Pad I or II
> >> Ableton Live
> >> Boomerang (Orig or Plus)
> >> Akai Headrush
> >> Boss RC-20 (or RC-20XL)
> >> Lexicon Vortex
> >> Line 6 Echo Pro (Rack)
> >> Zoom 2100
> >> Lexicon PCM42 or PCM70 or other
> >> Boss DD-3, 5 or 6
> >> Boss DD-20
> >> Boss GT-3, 5, 6 or 8
> >> Digitech RDS 7.6 (or similar, incl PDS series)
> >> Max MSP
> >> Native Instruments Reaktor
> >> Sonic Foundry Acid
> >> ZVEX Lofi Loop Junky
> >> Lexicon MPX G2
> >> Digitech 2120 or 2112
> >> Eventide Orville, Eclipse (or other)
> >> Roland VG8 or VG88
> >> Roland GP100 (or similar)
> >> Audiomulch
> >> Augustus Loop
> >> Mobius
> >> Electro Harmonix 16 Second Delay (new or reissue)
> >> Radial
> >> Ambiloop
> >> Maneco Looper (any type)
> >> Digitech GNX (any)
> >> TC Electronic 2290 Delay
> >> DJRND3 (or C-Loops or Peavey Grabber)
> >> KYMA
> >> TC Electronic D-Two Delay
> >> Akai Samplers (any)
> >> Roland Samplers (any)
> >> Yamaha Samplers (any)
> >> Maestro, Roland, Guyatone, etc Tape Echo machine
> >> *