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Re: the electrix repeater

exactly! i've used all kinds of looping hardware in the past, even two 
revox's with a tape loop a la frippertronics. from what i understand about 
the repeater, it will be pretty well the ultimate stand-alone looping tool 
ever. so i am willing to wait. i am willing to wait a few weeks, a month, 
even two months but we are going on 5 months since i was told i would have 
one in hand after putting a deposit down on it.

hence my impatience. plus that fact that electrix/ivl isn't setting firm 
delivery dates and the unofficial ones keep slipping.


At 11:53 PM 8/2/2001, Mark wrote:
>True, true, true.... however, I'm sure I'm not the only one on the list 
>that feels
>that part of their craft IS gear wrangling?  The glee of a new vocoder, 
>modified Speak and Spell, or even something as lo-tech as a new Tibetan 
>bowl.  Striking a balance between the spontaneity that a new "toy" can 
>help along
>and the depth of creativity that can only be obtained through intimacy 
>with one's
>gear, is the real trick.
>Is it wrong to long for a stereo looper?  Than I don't want to be right.
>stanitarium@earthlink.net wrote:
> > i concur and in the words of a great painter: "adapt yourself to the
> > contents of the paintbox"-paul klee
> >
> > stanner
> >
> > > From: Hedewa7@aol.com
> >
> > > anyways:
> > > don't most folks here have at least one looper, awready?
> > > w/music technology, i've -personally- found it to be a grievous
> > > (psychological) error to base the direction/quantity of present & 
> > > output upon products that are still TBR.
> > > (like: 'i'm not gonna write a blahblahblah-kinda piece, until Apple 
> puts out
> > > a triple-1.27 gHz machine', etc etc.....)
> > > i've found that my 'consumer-in-abeyance' attitude -when it becomes 
> dominant-
> > > usually delays insight/exploration of *whatever* tools i have at 
> hand.....
> >
> > > just some thawts.
> > > looking forward to a fully-functional repeater's imminent arrival!
> > > aw, shucks,
> > > dt / s-c
> > >