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From: "Marcos Sueiro" <[log in to unmask]>
> I think we are saying the same thing. Again, I believe we are making these
> minute changes because we can; and esp. because these days we can recall
> many parameters. Musicians, producers and engineers --we are all caught up
> in this (hey, it's even sort of fun!).
> Consider tempo, for example, versus EQ. The former is unrepeatable (by
> human musicians anyway) to minute resolutions, while the latter is. I'd
> submit the former is far more important, but we change the latter, because
> we can.
Yet, the number of human musicians who can actually play at EXACTLY the
same tempo throughout an entire song is either zero or slightly above
that! (And I have played in front of more drummers than I could count...)
Steven C. Barr