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Well said Rick!!!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "RICK WALKER" <looppool@cruzio.com>
To: "LOOPERS DELIGHT (posting)" <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2007 5:49 PM

> Rainer wrote:
> "It's all laptop these days, or at least dominated by them. The laptop 
> users
> themselves are split into two main camps: MAX/MSP and Mobius.
> Apart from that, there's of course still the old crowd using their
> Repeaters, EDPs, Looperlatives and whatnot."
> As a musician who feels he is right up with what's going on in the
> digital musical world and who also uses Repeaters, EDPS and Looperlatives
> eschewing the laptop paradigm for some very salient and well thought out 
> reasons,    I take small
> umbrage for your characterization of me as 'the old crowd'.
> Is John Mclaughlin considered old school if
> he does not play a Line 6 digital modelled guitar?
> I think not.
> Don't get me wrong.  I don't think that laptop users are making a bad 
> mistake.
> In fact, Jeff Kaiser has come closer than any single musician to 
> convincing me to
> chuck all my hardware and go laptop.
> In the spirit of very friendly (and even affectionate, in your case, 
> Rainer) disagreement,
> rick walker