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RE: Excerpts of David Torn interview in the book "The Art of Digital Music"
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Morton [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Dienstag, 3. Januar 2006 01:23
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: Excerpts of David Torn interview in the book "The Art of
> Digital Music"
> On 1/2/06, Bernhard Wagner LD <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Posting this because some aspects of recent discussions are touched.
> > Bernhard
> > From the book "The Art of Digital Music", David Battino, Kelli
> > Backbeat Books, 2005 (http://www.artofdigitalmusic.com/), p. 106, 107
> Jumping off at a tangent slightly, is this a good & useful book?
Weeell... It is interesting for sure: Interviews with competent producers,
musicians, programmers. The interviews are 2 pages each, so there's not
room for in-depth discussions. It's a fun read. A book that's well suited
for a public library, but if you buy it, it'll gather dust after you've
it once. I see some value also in the mere selection of people interviewed.
BTW: David Torn praises the EDP in his interview and cites Kim coining the
term "granular sampling". The editors pasted the loopers-delight - url in.
Another excerpt for our historians: "the distinction for the first
commercial record to use a drum loop probably goes to producer Albhy
Galuten. The Bee Gees' song "Stayin' Alive" used a loop of drums extracted
from their song "Night Fever". It refers to an article in "Mix" of October
2000. Apparently Galuten used the loop again for Bee Gees' "More Than a
Woman" and Barbra Sreisand's "I'm a Woman in Love"
This is the article: http://tinyurl.com/buugc