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Re: AW: minimizing gear with-laptop or floor harware?

Check out Tapco. http://www.tapcoworld.com/products/index.html#mixers

Also Soundcraft (supposedly competes with Mackie) - 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "L.A. Angulo" <labaloops@yahoo.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2007 7:16 AM
Subject: Re: AW: minimizing gear with-laptop or floor harware?

> The tiny POD seems cool but i need 2 inputs for my
> stereo out acoustic guitar.
> i am also still hunting for the smallest high quality
> 12 ch.mixer,about the size of the mackies VLZ1202/1204
> with at least 6 xlr ins, at least 3 band EQ per
> channel, 2 aux sends,alt 3/4 (for after efxs),XLR outs
> and good sounding integrated FXs,i canīt believe all
> of the ones ive seen are missing something,i have the
> Mackie CFX1202 but is just too bulky.
> so far this are the ones ive come across:
> http://www.thomann.de/de/mackie_dfx_12.htm
> http://www.thomann.de/de/samson_mdr_10.htm
> offcourse i havent even bother to look at
> behringer,phonic or anything low quality but please
> feel free to suggest.
> Thanx!
> Luis
> P.S.for such gigs my setlist varies depending on the
> mood and where i am playing,i dont do looping in every
> song, sometimes i just play and sing and play harp,
> but for looping i try to pick songs that dont have a
> lot of chord changes and distract the mood of the song
> so i can build up things and improvise seemesly,or
> where i can simulate mandolin riffs intros or melody
> phrases that appear throughout a song, middle
> segments,or endings and play around them,things like
> going to california,friends, when the leeve
> breaks,from Led Zeppelin,Helpless Neil young,
> guinnevere,deja vu from CSN,running away,sweet
> symphony for Richard ashcroft "walk on the wild
> side",looser,"how many more years" from Howling
> wolf,Pigs,as you said form cream,dogs from floyd
> Scattered Black And Whites from elbow,some fink,
> elliot smith, etc. i also use different open tunnigs
> to simulate bass and give the songs a different
> color,my dream will come ture when trans performance
> comes up with an open tuning floor system for acoustic
> guitars!
> http://transperformance.com/video/video.html
> --- midifriedchicken@comcast.net wrote:
>> The drum sounds in the RC50 do indeed suck. I drop
>> wav files created in Stylus into it. These range
>> from basic percussion to more advanced parts. The
>> loop is then defined by the length of the wav file.
>> This does away with the split second of silence you
>> get when going from record to play on the RC. You do
>> give up a certian amount of freedom, but you can
>> store a bunch of patches with preset lengths, 1 bar,
>> 2 bars etc. and use them as needed.  This also
>> really helps when playing with other musicians. The
>> loops are locked in and drummers wont drift. Yet it
>> still feels natural.
>> Get the new really tiny POD for effects. Peavey PR10
>> powered speakers and a very small mixer and your
>> good to go. My rig fits in a Miata, sets up in 5
>> minutes, tears down in 3. The announce last call and
>> I can have a few before the bar closes.
>> Your setlist sounds cool, can you send it to me?
>> MFC
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