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Re: Laptops

As an audience member, I prefer that I be able to easily tell the
difference between the performing musician and someone checking their
email while the output of their iTunes is pumped through the PA.

All the laptop performances I've seen have featured a musician who
stares at the computer most of the time.  I know there's exceptions,
but this has been my experience.


> "This assumes that they have to look at and touch their laptop, which 
> always the case. In most cases, I can close my latop lid and do 
> with my MIDI controller - I can now with my new max system.  Also, some
> hardware loopers are also not particularly interesting to watch either. 
> just just as easily stare at his/her footpedals and instrument, rather 
> engaging the audience."