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Re: looping and music (was why pot before looping?)

--- Douglas Baldwin <coyotelk@optonline.net> wrote:
> >in a general sense, what is it about the concept
> > of looping, that speaks to you?  -allows you to
> express something in
> > yourself that the idea of music by itself,
> doesn't?

Why do so many people separate looping from music?
It's just a technique like finger-picking or slide
guitar and not that big of a deal. Everybody and their
mother is doing it these days :)

I am curios as to how many people here consider
themselves loopers as apposed to a guitarist or
bassist or percussionist or DJ etc. that incorporates
loops into their music?

I've always found that interesting. Like how some
people credit themselves as playing Guitar Synth in
the band when in simple terms you are just the
Guitarist in the band incorporating a Guitar Synth
into your rep :)

I have been guilty myself of using the term looper or
loopist to describe my playing but in the end I am
just a guitarist and sometimes feel silly using the

Hey at least it's not a pot post :)

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