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Old 01-19-2011, 04:22 AM
jmagill jmagill is offline
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Originally Posted by Howard Klepper View Post
....I also know from experience that there is a loss of something musical in the sound when one has gone too far, and that this corresponds to the loss of something structural, too. The trick (in part) is to know when to stop.
True for more than just testing tap-tone.

In a recording studio I used to use there was a refrigerator covered with grafitti from all those who had recorded there. My favorite of the bunch:

"Art is knowing when to stop."
Jim Magill
Director, The Swannanoa Gathering

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