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Re: asheville loopers

In reference to your spine, I too had bad back problems that started a few 
months ago.  Thought it was repetitive stress from work/guitar related 
stuff, but nothing (including not playing guitar) made it go away.  (bad 
pain in the back and shoulders and numbness in both hands)  As it turns 
out, it was all in my mind.  Brought about initially by stress (just got 
married, wife moved in, job stuff) soon it fed on itself.  Worry that I'd 
make it worse, made it
worse.  I read a book by Dr. John Sarno called "Healing back pain" and the 
pain started subsiding as I read!  I'm now totally fine.

The mind makes it real.

Mark Sottilaro

Jan Pek wrote:

> hey everyone-
> well, im back from my yearlong sojourn through eastern europe and asia. 
>last year around this time, i was developing a MaxMSP multichannel looper 
>for polyrhythmic bliss-- which i called fripp~ . does anyone remember 
> well, the situation is this; staying in step with the biorhythms puts me 
>in a lowtech position. actually im starting a smoothie cart selling 
>freshsqueeze in downtown asheville, and making a lot of animal noises and 
>dancing like a drunken shaman. the scoliosis is evermending, the spine 
>and ribcage are reshaping themselves magically, totally against all 
>predictability by western medicine.
> but im interested in connecting with fellow loopers in asheville: 
>spontaneous trance through meditative repetition. playing around with 
>process. how do we hold the space for music to come through? if someone 
>had a mac i could tweak around on, id probably want to continue working 
>on new looping tools...
> see, i think of a west african drumming circle, and i think of the 
>organizational metaphors;; ok, you play this, you play that. or a jazz 
>band, where the song is the unit of loose organization around which the 
>melodies rise. or sitting meditation, where the breath is often the 
>anchor around which the journey focalizes. but of course these are just 
>the tip of a vast matrix of dream incubators, of ways to coax the little 
>devils out of their musical closets...
> so if you're into looping together, lets jiggit.
> love
> jan
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