[Grief] Gristleism

Angus Spottiswoode swindonbakery at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 16:32:26 PDT 2009


I think the potential lack of audio out is a copyright issue - to  
avoid people making new music with TG loops.
 From what I understand, the original Buddha loops were copyright free.


On Sep 24, 2009, at 3:29 PM, "s. borges" <sergio433 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a few first edition Buddha machines, together with some  
> original Chinese and Korean mantra-loop machines, and, like stated,  
> they are all very low, low frequency with a good deal of hiss and  
> noise. They all have outputs, but, frankly, for those who intend to  
> record it via cakewalk or sonar, I don't think this really cuts the  
> deal - the frequency really doesn't make it. Hard to know if the  
> ones offered here will do this. cheers, s., rio.
>
> 2009/9/24 Metabolic <mtabolic at ix.netcom.com>
> The original Buddha Machine has a mini headphone jack. As far as the  
> Gristelizer goes, there is no mention of one at all and based on the  
> photos, it's uncertain.
>
> ??? anyone?
>
> If it doesn't have an audio out, you could either hack one, or (if  
> there ever is one) hold out for the iphone version.  :)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Joseph Demko
> To: Metabolic ; grief at hollyfeld.org
> Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2009 2:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [Grief] Gristleism
>
> Still wondering whether or not this has an audio out. I don't have  
> much use for one if it doesn't...
>
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 3:34 PM, Metabolic <mtabolic at ix.netcom.com>  
> wrote:
> Oops, I meant Buddha Machine not Buddha Box. How does the Buddha  
> Machine sound? I've got one of the first edition ones and quite  
> honestly the sound is fairly low resolution. The loops play on top  
> of a bed of hiss/noise. In a way it's a little charming, but still.  
> Apparently the second Buddha Machine (with all new loops) offers  
> more fidelity but I haven't heard one. I have heard the loops though  
> as they are all available on the Buddha Machine iphone app.
>
> The Gristleism website says "twice the frequency range of the  
> original Buddha Machines". Hopefully this means it sounds better too!
>
> Now, the next question is, when will we get a Gristleism iphone app?
> (typo corrected!)
>
>
> Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 12:40:00 -0700
>
> From: Angus Spottiswoode <swindonbakery at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Grief] Gristleism
> To: grief at hollyfeld.org
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> Nice!
>
> What's the sound level like from a regular Buddha Box? I mean, is it a
> decent output?
>
> Regarding the colours.... personally I was hoping for a camouflage
> one. How cool would that have been?
>
> With a nice TG logo.
>
> Maybe I'll buy a black one and paint that on myself. What a geek.
>
> On Sep 23, 2009, at 12:24 PM, Metabolic wrote:
>
> I went ahead and splurged on the tri-colour box. Someone please pass
> a kleenex. But seriously, yes, I ordered the box set. As an owner of
> a Buddha Box I figure one Gristleism device would be fun, but three
> would be more fun. Place 'em around the room each playing a
> different loop. And yes, it's a novelty but when the fun factor
> wears off, the resale value of the tri-colour box will have gone up.
> Only a hundred in existence eh? Not that I'll probably ever sell
> considering how gorgeous the silk covered box is. Yeah, I'm a sucker.
>
>
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