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Re: CREATION of an INTERNATIONAL LIVE LOOPER TRAVELING DATABASE for connecting tours and creating new festivals
I like the idea of this. As one who travels a lot for performances, it'd
be a great way to put together shows as well as be a great resource for
trying to put together festivals.
On Sat, September 21, 2013 2:08 am, Z wrote:
> Very interesting idea, but I don't see the point of having a
> 'confidential' list. Beyond a public database driven list of Live-looping
> URLs with contact emails and some geographical and style indications,
> isn't there much more necessary?
>> Le 16 sept. 2013 Ã 00:39, Rick Walker <email@example.com> a Ã©crit :
>> Towards The Creation of an INTERNATIONAL TRAVELING LIVE LOOPERS DATABASE
>> CARPE DIEM: to all the Live Loopers who have traveled a long or short
>> distance to, and performed at an International Live Looping Festival:
>> I am so gratified that the International Live Looping Festival concept
>> that we pioneered in 2001 has spread, this summer to London, Paris,
>> Cologne, Berlin, Neunkirch (Switzerland) and in a few weeks, to
>> Portland, Seattle, San Jose, Santa Cruz and San Antonio.
>> It suddenly occurs to me that with possible similar festivals planned
>> next summer/fall in Florence, Rome, Vienna, Zurich, Zaghreb, Tallinn,
>> Singapore, Tokyo, Osaka, Bangkok, Manila with the addition of repeats in
>> all the places that had them this year
>> ....that we are now poised to create a DATABASE of live looping artists
>> with contact numbers so that we can all, within our means, begin to
>> travel to other cities and countries to continue our artistry.
>> To be willing to say to the Live Looping community, "I live in this
>> city and I would gladly put you up for a couple of days if you came here
>> to do a live looping gig that I produce for us", whether that gig be a
>> one off event or a small or even large festival"
>> would greatly reduce the cost of travel and increase our community.
>> In that spirit, I would like to propose that we create such a list.
>> replete with
>> a photo, URL of website or sound/video examples, description/bio of
>> yourself as an artist (brief) and contact information for other loopers
>> to connect with you.
>> 1) It will need to be collated before it is made public and should
>> probably be
>> sent to an individual collaters e-mail list, instead of these forums
>> 2) Whoever collates it (and I will volunteer if there are no other
>> volunteers though I'm in the middle of coordinating the large main
>> festival so it will take me a bit of time) should then post it to
>> a) www.livelooping.org
>> b) www.loopersdelight.com
>> c) this Loopers Delight Face Book Page as a document
>> d) any other relevant music forum that we think is appropriate
>> 3) WHOEVER HAS ACCESS TO THIS LIST SHOULD PROMISE TO USE IT ONLY FOR THE
>> PURPOSES OF CONNECTING OUR COMMUNITY and SHOULD NOT give it out for any
>> other promotional purposes or sell it to anyone for commercial gain.
>> I would imagine that it would be easiest to send to an individual e-mail
>> address for the time being .
>> Would anyone want to volunteer to help me with such a database (even
>> just taking in information now until the Main Festival is over).
>> Rick Walker
>> founder Y2K13 International Live Looping Festivals
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