Barry A. Warsaw
bwarsaw at cnri.reston.va.us
Fri Mar 24 02:14:29 CET 2000
>>>>> "BW" == Blake Winton <bwinton at tor.dhs.org> writes:
BW> Change that from "Tape recorders" to "Synthesizers", and I
BW> would agree with Paul. The advances in ease of use allow for
BW> one-man-bands, a feat which was nigh impossible in the early
BW> days of music.
BW> Heck, even I, with no training in drums, can twiddle around in
BW> 7/4 time on a friend's drum machine, and come out with some
BW> neat sounding beats. It seems to me that advances in
BW> technology erase (at least partially) the lines between
BW> professionals and amateurs. Maybe that's a good thing. Maybe
BW> not. Maybe both.
Ah, but can you look cool doing it? Eh? Eh? :)
Besides, to paraphrase Mr. Protocol, a piano is much better than a
tape recorder because it does more damage when you drop it.
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