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Re: waterphones and other cool instruments

I read about this group on the Stickwire mailing list.  I believe the 
in question is actually a Chapman Stick.  I have at least one buddy who got
one just for the ability to play something on it with one hand while 
knobs with the other.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Darcy Clark" <darcyc@engin.umich.edu>
To: <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>; <magicicada@mindspring.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2000 3:53 PM
Subject: waterphones and other cool instruments

> Speaking of interesting instruments - has anyone heard or seen the Blue
> Man Group do their thing - I saw them in NYC recently and they had a
> 3-piece with a zither playing getting some great sounds and quite
> possibly using looping also. It looked like it was split into chordal
> and lead zones. It was dark and the band was hard to see, but it
> appeared that the zither player was setting up chordal-type sustaining
> sounds on one zone of the instrument and playing lead-type stuff on a
> different zone.