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Looper advice needed
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I am considering a looper for my solo act.  I don't want to store loops, I just want to step on the looper and have it record a verse of the song so I can play a lead over the rhythm the next time…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike May 10.

 

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Mike replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"I just found your post. You should check out the TC Electronics Ditto Looper. Simple, easy to use, intuitive and fun as all get out."
May 10
Robert Williamson replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"got the RC-30 today.. - had to make a stereo patch cable for the programmable Fs-6, switch did  not come with any cables - may want to get another Behringer hd400 for output otherwise can't leave usb cable plugged in..( computer usb…"
May 1
Robert Williamson replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"@ 447$ for looper, dual programmable foot switch and psa, it better be..:)"
Apr 28
Randy Lee Hano replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"Hope it works out for you!"
Apr 26
Robert Williamson replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"Ive decided to order the RC-30 and the FS-6 dual switch. there seems to be a lot of disagreement between reviewers (who often just copy each other word for word) and actual users on the 1/4 second switching delay  "problem" wish me…"
Apr 26
Robert Williamson replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"Boss rc-30 loop station MAY be what i get. Except for this: With the older RC-20XL Loop Station, you could switch seamlessly between phrases while playing over the top. Unfortunately, when switching between phases with the RC-30, there is a…"
Apr 25
Randy Lee Hano replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"I use a Boss RC-20XL. It is large but very simple to use. If I didn't have it, I would look into the TC Electronics Ditto. This unit looks really good."
Apr 24
Phil Manuel replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"Guess, endorsements, and the ability to get new gear has a sway! I have to really test gear myself when I can. When I saw him, the jamman was his tool."
Apr 24
Robert Williamson replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"I don't agree about the singing.. but then I hate it when Al Di Meola sings also. Right now I'm getting all my info from http://looperpedalreviews.com/ Phil now claims to use the Pigtronix "
Apr 24
Phil Manuel replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"The newer Ditto2x looks promising. I know Phil Keaggy uses a jamman, I was able to talk to him after a small venue concert. Phil is just incredible, can sing and play anything, too. I want the same as you. I hope the get back in stock soon. ;-)"
Apr 23
Robert Williamson replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"well I'm in the market for a looper now. I've been checking the reviews on http://looperpedalreviews.com/ and have yet to find one that seems problem free in it's filesystem/computer interface or it's footswitch UI. The bets one…"
Apr 23
Jon Lloyd replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"I use a TC Helicon Voicelive Play.  It has a built in looper.  TC makes some great products and I noticed that they have a stand alone looper now.  Love thier stuff."
Jun 10, 2013
Iain Brennan replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"I called round to my local Music Store today, checked-out a Boss Looper, (pedal) didn't plug it in, but read all the specifications, quite impressive unit, presets, records and stores loops- all singing, all dancing gizmo, trouble is, its an…"
Jun 7, 2013
FloridaGull replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"I have a Roland AC-90, and I feel the acoustic sound reproduction is quite natural...of course, it all depends on how you set the knobs... ;-)"
Jun 7, 2013
Jim Swalley replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"No, I don't.  I remember he showed me the small cardboard box with the name "Band in a Box" on it, but I don't know who makes it.  The unit is small and I didn't see a manufacturer name.  I've googled it,…"
Jun 7, 2013
Iain Brennan replied to higgs's discussion Looper advice needed
"Mmm, interesting, don't suppose you know the brand-name/manufacturer?"
Jun 7, 2013

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging or professional musician, Music teacher
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Mandolin, Bass guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Larrivee, Godin, takemine. ibenez
What is your website address?
http://joehiggins.org
What type of music do you like to play?
Country Blues and jazz/folk
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar

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At 11:27am on October 17, 2011, Jud Hair said…

Hey Higgs!  Welcome to the AGM community.  Since you're a Godin owner, I hope you'll consider joining the Seagull/Godin chat group here.  We have a great time and you'll get a lot of info.  check us out:

http://www.acousticguitarcommunity.com/group/SeagullAficionados

 
 
 

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