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Re: Sloppyness (was: Re: Hiromi)
You're not a nitpicker on semantics in the least.
IMNSHO, The Jimi Hendrix Experience wasn't "sloppy". They were cool, and
digging the gig, and it shown through the playing, hm?
From: "Dean, Hal " <HDEAN@wcupa.edu>
> Call me a nitpicker on semantics, but I'd say the Hendrix Experience was
> LOOSE, not sloppy. There's a world of difference. A loose outfit may be
> communicating on a higher plane, while sloppiness is often a sign of the
> opposite - inattention to the moment.
> Hal Dean
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Per Boysen [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 1:29 PM
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Sloppyness (was: Re: Hiromi)
> On 21 jun 2006, at 19.11, mark sottilaro wrote:
>> Now, I know a lot of you probably like Steve Vai
> I don't. But my brother does. Once he played me "a cool Vai tune" and
> what I heard was Vai playing guitar, just like he always does, but
> this time through a certain default preset of the Eventide Eclipse. I
> couldn't believe he just plugged into the Eventide like any simple
> effect box and shredded away! But I guess I would enjoy hearing Vai
> live, just as I did when hearing Dexter Gordon doing his "Juke Box
> Game Thing" without almost playing a single original note.
>> I'm at it, have you ever listened to how sloppy The
>> Jimi Hendrix Experience is? I love every moment of
> Yeah, wonderfully sloppy! When "sloppyness" oozes of that what-the-
> hell attitude I do love it. But when "sloppyness" oozes of ignorance
> I just can't stand it.
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
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