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Subject: away with mirrors (was: Re: some thoughts on Ted's queeries about art and self esteem and, oh yeah,  looping)

I don't agree with that.  Stoned/drunk people always think they're 
doing GREAT, and frequently...aren't.  Ditto on the many attention 
whores filling stages across the world.  On the flip side of the coin 
you get someone like Allan Holdsworth who never thinks he plays that 
well but the audience loves it.


On Nov 20, 2004, at 8:57 AM, 
Loopers-Delight-d-request@loopers-delight.com wrote:

> That's a damn good point, Michael! I've noticed that if a musician 
> THINKS he makes great music, then the resulting noise tends to be 
> interesting and enjoyable for most people. And the one that constantly 
> keeps mirroring his own efforts in a negative, critical sense rarely 
> comes up with anything of interest to others.