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Re: loopers hard talk questions and answers
>1. Why loop when you can have a duo a trio or a band?is it due to
It is economics and creativity. I can't afford to take a band on the
road, and I like what I am able to do with the loops. And now that
I've been doing it for several years, I have a bunch of loop-based
compositions that I am not able to perform when Im playing with other
>2.do you really need all that equipment to play solo?ive seen solo
>players who can entertain us without all of that
I can entertain an audience with nothing but an unamplified acoustic
guitar and my voice, and I do so quite often. I like being able to
present myself in settings from basic, unplugged singer-songwriter to
looping techno-fool to full-on electric band.
>3.nice but to my ears it sounds lifeless and monotonus
Not the way I do it!
>4.why would i pay to see somebody just making noise? my kid could do that
Lemme see here. Possible answers:
Let's hear him.
Here's your money back.
You've had too much to drink.
This is the last time I play a Republican event.
>5.looping seems to me made for self indulged people that arent able
>to deal with other humans and are incompetent to play the instrument
>properly without all that equipment
Why would anyone bother to answer a "question" as rude and belligerent as
>6. nice but dont you think a Band is still better?
A band is better for some things, of course, but this music has merit as
>8.what so special about recording different instruments in front of
>us? a band is better because it has more energy and you can speed up
>,slow down and bring dynamics together
True. This is something other than that. As far as I'm concerned,
the "gimmick" aspect of this is the least important thing; the music
I make this way is something I enjoy doing and many people enjoy
>9.nice but it sounds too perfect
Not the way I do it!
>10.why do most loopers play alone?
See question 5?
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