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Re: musicianship for solo loopers? (was OT NINE INCH NAILS)
I've always used video and sometimes even MIDI triggered video to
offset my boringness. Even video games projected can be really
great. I used to play to people playing Rez which has a soundtrack
of it's own at 140 bpm that I could mix in from time to time. Fun.
On Sep 14, 2008, at 8:54 PM, George Ludwig wrote:
> The NIN thread got me thinking about one of the drawbacks of solo
> performance, which is that the visual effect tends to lack a strong
> impact. As a guitarist, it's pretty easy to just sit on the stool
> and work the guitar and pedals. And that's not too interesting to
> watch, even when it's Fripp. It's tempting to invite other
> musicans, especialy percussionists who could hang with anything I
> might be doing without a lot of rehearsal, to sit in if only for
> the added visual impact.
> So what are your thoughts regarding how you approach making your
> solo looping gig more visually engaging?