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Re: Looping as a category
>To say "I'm a looper" means nothing to the average listener,
not yet :-)
>and should mean very little to the rest of us.
well, it means that he belongs to us, no? :-)
>the average listener could care less. They want to hear good (for
>lack of a better term) music.
is that your experience from concerts? They never want to know how you do
>Robert Fripp (for example) does not call what he does loop music.
no, but Frippertronics!
>And to answer Stuart Wyatt, I consider myself a live looper to the extent
>that I don't use backing tracks for the looping material I perform. But I
>don't call it looping. My compositions have names, and I use those.
It may be hard to avoid though that some will call music that comes
from a live looper "Live Loopers music" or so. How do you handle that
with the press?