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public response to looping
Definitely doesn't mean that one quits, it does mean that one may
need to adjust expectations. If you're looking for fame and fortune
this may not be the way to find it. I believe it was Mathias that
said somewhere that looping was a sort of self therapy... I liked
that a lot! It is certainly that way for me. I play for myself and
some other people seem to get something out of it as well and I'm
happy for them.
Actually playing the hammered dulcimer gets the same emotional
response, I think that may be why I've been trying to blend the two
If I'm hired to entertain, then I do a different sort of music altogether.
If I want to make money, then I do plumbing........
>I recall a quote from him saying that it was still his favorite way
>of making sounds; yet this is the man who went on record saying "you
>can't sell ambient music" in England. No kidding, he said nine
>years on! Doesn't mean one quits though hm?