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Re: FAVORITE LIVE LOOPERS: a new list
Rock on Teddy!!
Ill vote for you if you run for president!
--- Teddy Kumpel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> All ego aside... I am my own favorite looper.
> I guess Imogen is a close second.
> Teddy Kumpel and Mister Shifty
> On Apr 23, 2008, at 7:44 PM, Rick Walker wrote:
> > I realized that from all the responses to the
> thread I started about
> > famous live loopers that it's pretty obvious that
> we should start a
> > new list of our favorite live loopers.
> > I didn't say it in my initial posting, but the
> first list got
> > started merely
> > as a selling point to journalists that we are
> trying to get interested
> > in live looping.
> > Obviously, someone like David Torn, who has used
> live looping
> > integrally in his music
> > for years and years is on a different level,
> aethetically, with his
> > looping than say
> > some one like Eddie Vedder who used some live
> looping in his
> > concert in Santa Cruz
> > last week, but the fact is that millions and
> millions of people
> > know Eddie Vedder,
> > (just as tens of thousands know about David Torn
> and thousands
> > know about Zoe Keating) so this is
> > something that I can use when I am trying to
> spread the gospel of
> > this thing we love
> > to music journalists, radio DJs and television
> > Spiritually, that means that this list is going to
> be necessarily
> > superficial and unsatisfying to
> > lots of people on this list. I completely know
> > Oddly enough, the intent is not a popularity
> list, just a hook
> > the journalists list so they can start
> > paying attention to the people on the next list
> I"m going to
> > suggest that we start.
> > Now, let's get down to the real nitty gritty.
> > WHO ARE OUR FAVORITE LOOPERS? OUR MOST
> INFLUENTIAL LOOPERS?
> > (mass fame has no bearing on this list)
> > please resubmit anyone mentioned before for this
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