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Re: tape loops, hugh hopper, daevid allen, terry riley (and Bob Ostertag)

Also, check out the early history / recordings of Bob Osertag,
especially one called "Getting A Head". 

'Uses unorthodox instrument built from tape recorders and helium balloons.'

Helium balloons!   Say wha...!?

He has had a stunning career.  


On Jun 26, 2007, at 12:05 AM, Michael Peters wrote:

Hugh Hopper's site has a youtube video interview where he talks about the
usage of tape loops during the beginnings of Soft Machine, influenced by
Daevid Allen who had learned it from Terry Riley.

 www.burningshed.co.uk/hopper/  (news section)