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Re: Looper's Essential Listening revisited: the 1980's
SUBMITTED: Roger Miller "Elemental Guitar" (SST)
>From: Stephen Goodman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Feb 13, 2006 8:22 AM
>Subject: Re: Looper's Essential Listening revisited: the 1980's
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>From: "Kim Flint" <email@example.com>
>Sent: Monday, 13 February, 2006 08:16 AM
>Subject: Looper's Essential Listening revisited: the 1980's
>> Hi Loopers,
>> Every now and then we discuss ideas for the Looper's Delight Essential
>> Listening section. It's that time again!
>> The last time we discussed this was in 2003, and a lot of great
>> recommendations came out of that discussion. At that time we tried to
>> focus on the 1990's. I've finally incorporated those listening
>> recommendations into the latest incarnation of the Essential Listening
>> If you haven't been there recently, check it out. I've added a bunch of
>> new entries based on submissions from many of you.
>> This time around, I'd like to focus on the 1980's. What were the
>> recordings from the 1980's that every looper ought to listen to? Please
>> propose your ideas and let's discuss it! Please include a paragraph or
>> about why you think that recording is essential for looping.
>> So, what makes something an essential recording for looping? There are
>> hard and fast guidelines.
>> They might be recordings where new ideas or techniques in looping were
>> first introduced, or where looping was first heard in a type of music
>> where it hadn't been used before, or with an instrument where it hadn't
>> been used before, or recordings/artists that influenced a lot of people
>> become interested in looping or expand their abilities as loopers, or
>> simply a perfect example of looping from a legendary looping artist.
>> Another thing we learned in 2003 is that proposing yourself as
>> probably won't go over very well. :-)
>> Also, there were several good recommendations made last time where
>> supplied a good review paragraph to go with it. I still need somebody
>> write a good review about why these albums are essential for looping:
>> Robert Fripp - Let the Power Fall (1981)
>I'll do my best! Didn't anyone submit "Under Heavy Manners/God Save the
>> Please help me out with that if you are familiar with these albums!
>> You may be interested in reading some of the 2003 discussion on this if
>> you weren't around for it, it is quite amusing:
>> Ok, discuss!
>> Kim Flint | Looper's Delight
>> firstname.lastname@example.org | http://www.loopers-delight.com