I wonder if the first record player, tin can recording
device or whatever, carved one groove at the same radius the first time it was
tested. Like, they didn't think to make it a spiral?
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Sent: Friday, October 08, 2010 10:10
Subject: RE: Fripp and Eno
Not many people know this but I invented looping by placing a
piece of cardboard over the erase head of a WEM copicat tape delay unit.
was only much later that I discovered that other people had also discovered it
using other means ;-)
9 Oct 2010 00:40:05 +0200
Subject: Re: Fripp and Eno
On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 11:10 PM, andy butler <email@example.com>
known to have used the technique
afaik Stockhausen had
a completely different technique
using just one tape deck with an actual
loop of tape.
The tape heads were reordered, so instead of
Erase>Rec>Playback like in a regular deck