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Re: Boomerang (back attcha) (fwd)

>Date: Tue, 18 Mar 1997 19:03:56 -0600
>From: "Mikell D. Nelson" <mnelson@crystalball.com>
>Reply-To: mnelson@crystalball.com
>Organization: Boomerang Musical Products
>To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>Subject: Re: Boomerang (back attcha) (fwd)
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>nyfac wrote:
>> Kim made a great suggestion a while back when I wrote much the same
>> thing a while back- that the B-rang had a hugely long sample time, but a
>> pretty low sampling rate.  I would own one of those bad boys right now
>> if I had half the sampling time and twice the sampling rate.
>> Glad to see you are part of the list, Mike.  Hope I put it politically
>> enough.
>  This group is nothing if not gentlemanly and gracious, unlike some
>other user groups I've visited where it seemed imperative that everyone
>convince the other that a certain guitar, amp, or artist was THE
>happening thing, and you were an idiot if you disagreed.
>  I do take issue with one word: muddy. I regularly create 5 to 6 layer
>musical inventions with my electric guitar and/or GR-50 synth, and they
>sound very good to me. I have used my Boomerang with an acoustic guitar
>and with a mic to create percussion instrument loops; they too sound
>good. It is not CD quality sound, but neither is it muddy in my opinion.
>  In another e-mail I mentioned an upcoming software release for the
>Boomerang Phrase Sampler, and Lee and I have discussed increasing the
>sample rate at that time. We have the ability to increase the sample
>rate, and are considering the trade off you mentioned: time and sample
>rate are inversely proporional. If one goes up, the other goes down.
>  What would you guys like to see? Please tell me. I would dearly love
>to hear from you on this issue. On a highly related note, tell me how
>you use looping in your musical life: live performance, sound creation
>for recording, practice, song development, etc.
>-- ==  Motley  == --
Kim Flint                       408-752-9284
VLSI Systems Engineering        kflint@chromatic.com
Chromatic Research