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Real instruments vs. electronic instruments
>when I play an acoustic instrument, I get a very
> distinct feeling - the user interface is 100% seamless on a doumbek (for
> patch change, I pick up my shaker).
I agree 100%. Even with electric guitar, at least the sound source is a
vibrating string beneath the fingers. The user interface remains seamless -
for instant patch changes, just pick/fret differently. In response to an
aggravating question about extensive on-board electronics on a guitar, Rick
Turner held up both hands and said, "You have ten tone controls right here.
Douglas Baldwin, coyote-at-large