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RE: open reel deck looping?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: lance glover [mailto:baumhaus@earthlink.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2000 6:04 PM
> while on the subject, i wanna thank everyone who's responded 
> to the open reel
> looping thread. i haven't had time to work on this yet, but 
> hope to get to it
> soon.

...and before it dies out completely, perhaps I should leap in. Like some
others have said, I prefer this method for its organic, evolutionary type 
sound. There are interactions which occur due to layering and distortion
that I can't imagine happening with digital devices (although lack of funds
denies me the opportunity to test this hypothesis). Setting up the system 
that it works properly can sometimes be tricky, but the results will often
astonish. Hell, I've even got some nice results using a couple of really
cheap portable units (Nagras... no, just kidding! Actually they are the 
you could get from Sears in the 'sixties).

Now, for those who may be hungry, here's some canned luncheon meat:

I'm always interested in trading the LP I made in '86 for whatever others
might have - it doesn't have to be professionally manufactured. There are
three tracks, two with tape delay; one long piece with Mini-Moog as the
source, and a shorter one using electric guitar which is a little bit
Fripp-like (though not good enough to be confused with him). I also do a
weekly college radio show, so you can get airtime too. Let me know if 

Jim Bailey