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Re: Jamman loop border q's

Hello Henry,
        I see you are a cello player.I recently saw Gideon Freudmann in 
is an excellent cellist and heavily into looping.Check out his CD
"Cellobotomy" among others.I very recently steered him to the Loopers
Delight page so he may show up here.
        LooseBruce (a squeezer)

> From: Henry Throop <throop@bogart.Colorado.EDU>
> To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
> Subject: Jamman loop border q's
> Date: Friday, July 04, 1997 2:45 AM
> Hello,
> I've got two jamman questions:
> a) I've almost always get audible 'blurts' at the beginning of my
> loops.  This effect is not just a mismatch at the loop-point, but an
> actual volume-increase for the first 1/4 sec or so of the loop.  It
> makes creating pads on the unit pretty difficult.  I've found that I
> can work around this to loop a sustained chord, but it's awkward:
>   o first tap the loop length, with no input signal
>   o then use the phrased-loop mode to record exactly one cycle of signal
> Apparently, whatever causes the blurt puts it there only while
> recording the original loop, but not while overdubbing.  Has anyone
> else experienced this?
> b) Another loop-boundary problem I've had is this
>   o set up a loop in phrased-loop mode
>   o use replace to replace the entire loop with silence
> When I do this, the entire loop's not replaced, but there's a short
> snippet (100 ms?) of it left in at the boundary.  If I replace the
> entire loop again, the snippet gets shorter, but it takes several
> replacements before the original loop's really out of there.  Anyone
> else?
> By way of introduction, I play cello, originally from a classical
> background, right now going through an atmospherics & wierd noises
> phase.  During college, I'd often get together with guitarists or other
> cellists, turn the lights out, and enter into hour-long free-form
> improvisations.  This is what I'm itching to do more of -- anyone else
> on the list in Boulder / Denver area?
> -henry
> throop@colorado.edu