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Re: What would loopers do without power?
Umm...tie a bag of rocks to a waterwheel?? Kinda roots-industrial.
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From: "Mech" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2008 8:27 PM
Subject: Re: What would loopers do without power?
> At 6:51 PM -0700 7/22/08, Travis Hartnett wrote:
>>It seems that the question "What would loopers do without power?" is
>>often being interpreted as "What would loopers do if the power
>>company could no longer provide electricity?", hence all the answers
>>of "I would find a way to generate electricity myself and continue
>>To me that doesn't seem to be really "doing without power".
> Oh I dunno: wasn't there at least one answer of "I'd go find a
> big-ass canyon and play with the echoes"?
> But, yeah, I think you're right about most of the responses so far.
> One thing that I do find interesting about this survey, is that it
> seems to show how many people are multi-instrumentalists and have
> some sort of "primary instrument" that they would fall back to in
> case of emergency. But often, that particular instrument is *not*
> the one they most often loop with.
> Which leads to the question, "do you actually loop with the
> instrument you are most proficient on? Why or why not?"
> For my part, I'm most comfortable on Bass, but I never loop on it
> (and, for that matter, I only ever really pick one up a couple times
> a year). It's merely not as interesting to me as all the other
> little weirdo instruments I've collected over time. I'm just a
> dilettante at heart, I guess.
> "bye-bye empire; empire, bye-bye"