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Re: The Live Looping Community: myth or reality

So, what is a "community"?

On 5/6/05, loop.pool <looppool@cruzio.com> wrote:
> I've been reading the 'Andre appears' again thread here with interest
> (because I respect the hell out of Andre and think that his contribution 
> this community has been invaluable).
> Anyway,   I hear that in the past Andre has not felt a sense of 
>community or
> support and that
> Mark Sottilaro has not either.      I feel sad that they don't and truly
> hope that people support them
> in the ways they should be supported (monetarily) for their 
> to the culture
> but I, myself, have come to understand that the looping community is 
>full of
> musicians who have eschewed
> playing in bands and frequently don't feel a part of anything.  Let's 
> it,  we have a lot of folks who
> make a lot of music in their studios and don't take it out. I don't at 
> think this trend is at all universal
> here at Loopers Delight but it most certainly exists and it's completely
> okay by me.