Mark is simply stating that he likes the EDP. He gives his reasons and I for one can understand them. He is aware of the looperlative but isn't interested in spending a lot of time programming it and a midi pedal to use it. That seems straighforward. He prefers the EDP, you prefer Looperlative - like I said horses for courses.
> Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 12:39:09 -0800
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: email@example.com
> CC: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: RE: The EDP and the Looperlative and me
> On 7/22/64 11:59 AM, Gareth Whittock wrote:
> > This looks like a strat vs sg debate to me - it's what we call horses
> > for courses over here. Choose your weapon gentlemen and PLAY!
> I beg to differ, with respect, Gareth.
> I truly don't care what looper Mark uses.
> It's NOT a competition or a debate.
> It's trying to be accurate in writing about a powerful instrument.
> Looperlative doesn't have the public profile that Gibson had with the
> EDP originally (though
> Gibson horribly let the EDP down imho) so when people research it on
> the web, they
> come upon discussions like the one that Mark initiated.
> I disagreed with his conclusions, so I have only been trying to set the
> record straight about what the LP-1 can do.......
> .......not trying to diss the EDP or win some competition.
> Come on, I've hosted hundreds of loopers from all over the world and I,
> of all people,
> truly believe that Music is the most important thing.............not
> your equipment.
> The public at large is never going to judge someone's musical output by
> whether they use software/hardware, strat/sg (lol, why doesn't
> Danelectro make the
> cut in that classis debate), edp, looperlative, roland, digitech,
> boomerang, etc., etc.
> rick walker