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Re: buying a headrush online?

I must like the DL4 better than the Headrush, since I've owned both but
currently only have the DL4.  It will certainly do more stuff.  But you
should be aware that, unlike the Headrush, there is no control whatsoever
over delay feedback!  This is a pretty serious disadvantage if you're
interested in gradually evolving/fading loop layers.  My second complaint 
applicable to both these units: mono!  Actually, for a lot of what I do, it
might be worth getting two Headrushes and wiring up the start, etc., 
in tandem.  Still waiting for the inevitable Headrush blowout, and when it
happens I'll be interested in the piece again...

David Lee Myers
"Ourobouros" CD of new Feedback Music available now on Pulsewidth!
In NYC at Downtown Music, Kim's Mondo, Kim's West, and Other Music, and
through Forced Exposure, Anomalous, Wayside, CDeMusic/Electronic Music
Foundation, Deep Listening Catalog, Crouton Music, Recommended (UK),
Staalplaat (Netherlands), and Metamkine (France).

on 6/18/01 11:50 PM, Martin Shellard at m.shellard@ntlworld.com wrote:

> The Line 6 is a great unit for the $, on bang for the buck it's way 
> than the Akai (it's sounds better too, 24 bit and true bypass when not
> switched in).
> The headrush has no tweakability, it's basically a sample playback device
> with o/dubbing and no realtime control (even the parameters you can 
> have noticeable zipper noise).
> Martin Shellard