----- Original Message ----- From: "Douglas Baldwin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Steve Goodman" <email@example.com>; <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com> Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2003 14:26:PM Subject: Re: why pot before looping? > Some rich deja vu for me on this thread. When I first joined Looper's > Delight - and first got on the Internet - a few years back - I started a > similar flame by stating something to the effect of "drugs and creativity > are incompatible. " Hooo whee! Alas, perhaps the archive remembers such snuff, er, stuff. > Anybody remember that conflagration? This IS a poor thread, though, in this > context and culture. Why don't we discuss the musicality of Cristina > Agulera's belly button or the compositional superiority of wearing a PRS > guitar near your crotch? Because neither have a relationship to music composition or performance. Unless of course you think of Christina Aquilera as a musician instead of just a voice-corrected-to-be-in-tune celebrity with an addiction to bleach. The aspects of marijuana use (as opposed to the easy but incorrect and reactionarily-broad term "drugs") can be seen as relevant to various kinds of musicianship way back before vinyl was being pressed. Steve Goodman EarthLight Productions * http://www.earthlight.net/Other - Quasi-daily Cartoon http://www.earthlight.net/HiddenTrack - Cartoons via Medialine!