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Re: Livelooping with a band..amazing!
Don't Knock the Rock!
been following ABelew fer ever-he can do no wrong in my book-got me into
looping back in the 80s w/his use of the EH16secDDL-which i got then and
(also his (ab)use of the EH BigMuff! which i encourage)
i do agree w/ BWalker that his overuse of compression is a bit much-but he
has used it since the beginning-so its his sound.
>From: Ricky Graham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Jul 26, 2009 5:35 PM
>Subject: Re: Livelooping with a band..amazing!
>Marty DiBergi: Do you feel that playing rock 'n' roll music keeps you a
>child? That is, keeps you in a state of arrested development?
>Derek Smalls: No. No. No. I feel it's like, it's more like going, going
>a, a national park or something. And there's, you know, they preserve the
>moose. And that's, that's my childhood up there on stage. That moose, you
>Marty DiBergi: So when you're playing you feel like a preserved moose on
>Derek Smalls: Yeah.
>On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 10:54 AM, Krispen
>>They all appear
>> to be great musicians, but perhaps the music should be in a museum? They
>> are great curators. :)
>That just strikes me as an incredibly odd thing to say about music and
>the musicians playing it. Put the music in a museum? I didn't know
>this stuff had a sell by date (some recording techniques, sure). I
>guess in that case most blues, jazz, classical and so on should be put
>away to leave room for the fresh music of today.
>My appreciation of music is always changing, what sounds boring one
>day can inspire me the next. What I loved yesterday can seem dull and
>lifeless a few days later, only to come back full on the next year.
>Anyhow, that just seemed like an odd perspective to me.
>The worst part of that show to me is the editing (hey let's try to
>make it as frenetic as possible).
>Till now you seriously considered yourself to be the body and to have a
>form. That is the primal ignorance which is the root cause of all trouble.
>- Ramana Maharshi (1879-1950)
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