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Re: Hello and such

>Here's a technique I use with the JamMan to get a more flexible,
>improvisational feel from it.  When I first got it, I tended to use it to
>start a loop, then punch in more layers.  But what I found was that
>things just got bigger and louder and bigger and louder.  It had a very
>one-way dynamic.  Now, rather than using the looping functions, I usually
>prefer to just use its delay function.  There are 16 delay feedback
>levels, controlled by the knob on the front.  Turn the feedback up high
>and start looping.  At 16, you effectively have infinite repeat.  As
>things build, you can turn the feedback down and let a loop fade, then
>turn it back up and add more to the loop while the older material floats
>in the background.  This makes for a much more dynamic and rewarding
>looping improv, I think.

Dave, that's a great idea.  I just tried it and it works
wonderfully....although now I must rush back to work....

Using your idea, loopers will be able to create continuous loops that can
change textures and tonal centers over time.  Very cool!