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Old 10-22-09, 05:18 AM   #1
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Default Using Loopers on the Street

Getting my act up to travel next year.....I want to use a Digitec Jamman for busking, I've been told they are hard to power by batterys. I would also like to have a mic. Maybe better to buy another looper?

I really need a small system as I will be travelling with two Saxophones.

What have others used and what's my options gear wise.

Small is beautiful, IMHO

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Old 10-22-09, 03:41 PM   #2
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My friend Onyx Ashanti does a lot of looping stuff with a MIDI Flute, Fruity Loops, and a laptop in the streets, I'll ask him what he uses for power.
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Old 10-22-09, 05:07 PM   #3
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Quick reply from Onyx

"I would not suggestmy rig to anyone that wasnt an unabashed tech geek whore

he should look at either the roland rc-2 or rc-50 looping pedals

ihave seen amazing shitdone with the kaoss pad 3 also

simple and self contained with onboard performance effects"
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Old 10-23-09, 03:41 PM   #4
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Quick reply from Onyx

"I would not suggestmy rig to anyone that wasnt an unabashed tech geek whore

he should look at either the roland rc-2 or rc-50 looping pedals

ihave seen amazing shitdone with the kaoss pad 3 also

simple and self contained with onboard performance effects"
Thanks for the info DR Eric & Onyx Ashanti....I'm certainly not a geek, although I try to be!

I presume the above mentioned models are battery powered, & the laptop has it's own power....advice on small amps please..

Came across the Korg Kaosilater...an awesome little bit of kit....I need to get the looper running sweet before I add anymore tec though!

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Old 10-23-09, 05:07 PM   #5
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aah, looping. such an awesome mode of expression. what i'v heard : roland rc 50 great for a hardware looper as long as you dont have any delusions about syncing it with software afterwards, they say it can be done but everyone i know who has one says otherwise.

thats all i can offer

there is a looping forum however loopersdelight.com. they should be able to answer all your questions

have fun!
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Old 10-23-09, 05:36 PM   #6
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i've used the Roland RC-20 for a couple of years now and love it. simple, durable, small, affordable and battery powered. plus it has two separate 1/4 inch inputs, each with their own volume control and a lot of other great features.

haven't played with an RC-50 yet, but it looks pretty awesome.


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Old 10-29-09, 11:50 PM   #7
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I use an RC-20 on the street - battery powered, 6 x AA batteries... I get about 10 shows (10 minutes play time per show) before I get nervous and change the batteries (rechargables).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARILEWhQ3uA

I also use an RC-50 for solo music shows... have it built as part of a pedal board and only use it with full AC power.
http://www.kimpotter.co.nz/music/video.htm ("cold since June", "Metronome" and 2nd "Airplane eyes" clips)

Also, check out "Whoisjonnywright", "Dub FX" and "Adam Page"... they all use the RC-50 in pretty groovy ways.

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i also use the RC-20 and i think it is a great unit
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Old 11-13-09, 06:22 PM   #9
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No, You are a unit
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