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RE: What's wrong with loops

At 2:17 PM -0500 12/28/05, joe rut wrote:
>And yes, being both a more traditional "songwriter" and being a 
>looper does often feel like living in two worlds at the same time. 
>When I book a
>show (usually months in advance) I never know what I'm going to be 
>in the mood for at that show (loop vs non-loop).  I now have 
>different groups
>of people that expect very different things, and somebody often is 
>cranky that I didn't deliver what they were expecting (Hey Man, why 
>no looping?
>/ VS. What happened to the songs? All you did was make noises for 45 

I hear ya!  I always do some looping no matter what the gig, but I 
adjust the proportions according to the setting and the audience 

>One of the things I liked about the Grateful Dead was their ability 
>to shift in and out of those two worlds, often many times in the 
>same set (or
>even the same song).



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