Just went and looked at it ...
I have to say that the concept is quite brilliant and in line with what Rainer and others have said about developing modular approaches to the tools we need to have.
But to call it "open source" is a little disingenuous ... no Linux or Mac support for the development tools? Pfeh! No MIDI? No real USB?
I suppose if one looks at this as another "step in the right direction" of having embedded digital systems that we could use (instead of dragging a laptop to the performances), then abso-freaking-lutely!
Hey Charlie,nice to be reading from you again, how is music going for you?(In case you missed it, I had the opportunity to do a little "world tour" this year and even was able to sell a few of the kybermusik CDs that also do feature you).But now on to your message below:Thanks for pointing that out. We had several discussions here in the past about using some modular system of any kind to get a powerful/configurable stompbox looper. It seems to me that, while this may not be the thing for some of us who need a multi-track thingie with dozillions of function, it really works as some kind of modular multi-stompbox - which also could loop, of course.There's also lots of SRAM available - which could be used for endless delay networks of a fashion that will make Robert Fripp turn grey in awe. And all that with a price tag of 'round $350, which is if I'm mistaken about the realm of a DL4 and less than a RC50.I'm really looking forward to any first reports from a looper!Rainer
Von: Charlie Milkey [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Gesendet: Freitag, 15. August 2008 15:19
Betreff: open source stompbox--looper?http://www.openstomp.com/index.html
This looks pretty cool--anyone know anything about this?