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If it sits well with all of youse... , i'd sort of prefer the label 'old farts', instead of 'old crowd'.  It is far more individual and affectionate.

that little useless response uttered, I hope we're all smiling a little...


On 6/13/07, RICK WALKER <looppool@cruzio.com> wrote:
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
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)

rick walker

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