Created by Gary Hall in the late seventies, this was certainly the most spread early digital livelooping tool. Gary and Bob Sellon modified the units of many famous musicians like David Torn, mainly to increase memory above the standard 4.8 seconds.
The unit is still in use in many studios due to its beautiful sound and the ability to change speed by changing the master clock which is smoother than any digital method.
Its success with the live loopers made Lexicon take the risk to develop the Jam-Man in 1993.
By Matthias Grob
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