Hi Alex, Looks like the Againinator is the device for you! I'm looking forward to having you as a customer. Gern Blanston, Customer Support Elektros Inc. AaroneousAG@aol.com wrote: > Hi, my name is Alexander Van Schtellten, and I subscribe to the Loser's >Delete mailing list. I have three undergraduate degrees, which I >collected between between VERY brief tenures with various bands "around >town" Every day, my mailbox gets filled to the brim with heated >discussions about the relative advantages of various prohibitively >expensive electronic sound manipulation devices. I am an emotionally >under-developed, and compensationally cereberal, pseudo-artist with poor >social skills, who is either too egotistical, too insecure, or just too >deaf to share a stage or to understand the value of collaborating with >other musicians. Perhaps I have given up on finding the right >combination, or hide behind the delusion that my musical profundity >exceeds the abilities of all those guys who seem to be able to pack clubs >despite their "barbarian" and simplistic overtures. > > Consequentially, I fantasize about a device which will allow me >maximum control over every feature of a musical piece, knowing that, >until the day that a replicator is perfected to instantly clone humans, >this is as close as I can get to the ultimate dream of an entire >orchestra of only me playing every note exactly how I imagine it. The >closer the manufacturers of electronic sound manipulation devices get to >realizing this dream, however, the more critical I become, and the more >impatient I become as well, because I realize that the absolute >elimination of randomness and chaos is inherently impossible in a >universe such as this, and it is this realization that makes me wail like >a banshee, or, more to the point, like an infant who has wet his bed and >realizes he is helpless to prevent it. Come see me play at this coffe >shop/art gallery/library lobby, to people who either stare off into >space, nod "appreciatively", or just ignore me completely. That's just >fine. It only! > ! > proves I'm way beyond them. > > A.V.S. > > Respect, right back atcha, Jamie.