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Re: What would loopers do without power?
I guess I'd do what I've already been doing every other week or so -
play acoustic slide dobro.
If you've listened to my recorded music it might be a little hard to
But a loooooooong time ago I was a sort of Leo Kottke/John Fahey clone
. . . wannabe . . . whatever.
Not a very good one of course, or else I would've stuck with it.
Then I discovered electricity and FX and (over 20 some odd years ago)
If any of you who have ever seen me play live wondered why I still play
in odd tunings and wear all those funny Edward Scissor-Hands banjo
picks on my fingers - that's why.
It's sort of a hold-over.
Because of my bi-weekly dobro gigs this past year I have gotten much,
much better at it (solo acoustic slide guitar ) than ever I was way
But I have always been able to play solo to a certain extent . . . even
before I looped.
I was a solo player before I was anything else.
Looping just took it to other places and levels that I would have never
gotten to otherwise.
It helped me stop being a clone or wannabe, it helped me be myself.