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Re: cool new effects
hurricane hugo #2658170 01/24/15 04:40 PM
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Originally Posted By: hurricane hugo
That Brian May Special reference reminds me of that pickup switching system I'm still thinking of installing in my FrankenTele - that one with the 68 possible coil combinations or whatever. That plus this stompbox would be insanity squared! grin


Much as I like infinite options, I pretty much now just find my one favorite pickup combination on each guitar & leave it there, making tone changes with the tone pot. 68 possible coil combos is cool, but I know I'd just find the one that I like best & stick with that. Invariably it is all pickups on, for me.


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Scott Fraser #2658179 01/24/15 05:15 PM
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+1 I like to find the sweet spot on each guitar and then just play it from there. I call it playing an electric like an acoustic and/or an acoustic electric...I will admit to flipping a switch or changing a setting now and then though. cool

ps. I do the same thing with effects pedals and even amps (i.e. find that sweet spot I love best) although I do kick the pedals in and out, I rarely change the amp settings... cool

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These guys, right?

http://www.awesome-guitars.com/0-about.html

I was thinking the same thing.


that b the 1. smile

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hurricane hugo #2658893 01/26/15 06:10 PM
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Check out the Digitec Trio, I posted it today on the 2015 Namm show thread with demos... cool


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Larryz #2659038 01/27/15 01:51 AM
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is that the one-man-band pedal? I doubt I'd ever get one, but it looked really damned useful. smile

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that thing is making me dizzy.

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Dannyalcatraz #2663494 02/08/15 02:52 PM
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oh, that EHX Super Pulsar pedal is now shipping. smile

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Originally Posted By: Scott Fraser
Originally Posted By: hurricane hugo
That Brian May Special reference reminds me of that pickup switching system I'm still thinking of installing in my FrankenTele - that one with the 68 possible coil combinations or whatever. That plus this stompbox would be insanity squared! grin


Much as I like infinite options, I pretty much now just find my one favorite pickup combination on each guitar & leave it there, making tone changes with the tone pot. 68 possible coil combos is cool, but I know I'd just find the one that I like best & stick with that. Invariably it is all pickups on, for me.


68! that would drive me bonkers. i need to keep my pick in my right hand and my fingers on the neck. if i had 68 choices i wouldn't get very far playing. as long as i have a nice clean sound and a nice bucker in the bridge i am happy. heck i don't even use a tone control.

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This is a flanger, but it seems to be a pretty nice one:

Subdecay Starlight Flanger MkII
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyU1RHX4w6I&sns=em


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Originally Posted By: Dannyalcatraz
This is a flanger, but it seems to be a pretty nice one:

Subdecay Starlight Flanger MkII
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyU1RHX4w6I&sns=em



A flanger, huh... ? Iddunno... Well, as long as it seems to be a pretty nice one... wink thu


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Wah the heck?

Eleven Electric Human Sensor Wah

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEUlD9XUv0Q&sns=em


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Originally Posted By: Caevan O'Shite
Originally Posted By: Dannyalcatraz
This is a flanger, but it seems to be a pretty nice one:

Subdecay Starlight Flanger MkII
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyU1RHX4w6I&sns=em




A flanger, huh... ? Iddunno... Well, as long as it seems to be a pretty nice one... wink thu


I love how he starts right off with The Cure's Primary, which was one of the great Flanger workouts of the 80's.


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Perfect for early Cult, too.


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Perfect for early Cult, too.


Funny thing about that; Robert Smith and Billy Duffy both use stock Boss pedals. I know Smith got the Primary sound from a Boss BF-2 Flanger.


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Wah the heck?

Eleven Electric Human Sensor Wah

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEUlD9XUv0Q&sns=em


And 2 similar devices from Z. Vex pedals:
http://www.zvex.com/VWP.html
http://www.zvex.com/VFP.html


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Perfect for early Cult, too.


Funny thing about that; Robert Smith and Billy Duffy both use stock Boss pedals. I know Smith got the Primary sound from a Boss BF-2 Flanger.


Oh, I don't doubt that for a second. I mean, if you look at most pro boards over the past 50 years, you're going to see a lot of big name brand pedals and only a very small number of small-company or "BOO-TEEK" pedals. Even younger big name guitarists you'd suspect of favoring exotic stuff only will sometimes surprise you when they reveal an old, beat up Boss pedal or some such as a key to their distinctive sound.

The reasons are many: availability, familiarity, functionality, reliability, etc. Who made 'em don't much matter as long as the doggone things get the job done, right?


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Perfect for early Cult, too.


Funny thing about that; Robert Smith and Billy Duffy both use stock Boss pedals. I know Smith got the Primary sound from a Boss BF-2 Flanger.


The reasons are many: availability, familiarity, functionality, reliability, etc. Who made 'em don't much matter as long as the doggone things get the job done, right?


Exactly that. Billy Duffy says he doesn't need to be hunting down some oddball box when he's on tour. If something breaks down, he can walk into nearly any music store anywhere, and find a replacement.


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Perfect for early Cult, too.


Originally Posted By: Winston Psmith
Funny thing about that; Robert Smith and Billy Duffy both use stock Boss pedals. I know Smith got the Primary sound from a Boss BF-2 Flanger.

Originally Posted By: Dannyalcatraz
The reasons are many: availability, familiarity, functionality, reliability, etc. Who made 'em don't much matter as long as the doggone things get the job done, right?

Originally Posted By: Winston Psmith

Exactly that. Billy Duffy says he doesn't need to be hunting down some oddball box when he's on tour. If something breaks down, he can walk into nearly any music store anywhere, and find a replacement.


Sayeth the man who uses Gretsch White Falcons... facepalm roll

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kinda crazy to see an article like this so early in the year, but here it is:

http://reverb.com/blog/the-most-hyped-pe...campaign=buffer

...love that wah-with-no-actual-pedal posted up above!

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I didn't hype anything...













Or did I? whistle


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Originally Posted By: hurricane hugo
kinda crazy to see an article like this so early in the year, but here it is:

http://reverb.com/blog/the-most-hyped-pe...campaign=buffer

...love that wah-with-no-actual-pedal posted up above!


Damn... there are some very interesting pedals described there...


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Re: cool new effects
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...love that wah-with-no-actual-pedal posted up above!


Bruce Lee might describe those as "having no wah as wah, no motion as motion".


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Now THAT is a special kind of alarm clock!


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Electro-Harmonix has reissued the Bad Stone:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0csEWuzbNRg

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We've already seen the Red Panda Bitmap in this thread (reminder):
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But nobody mentioned the Particle!
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damn, that was cool - and I really, really liked the mp3 clip of it being used on a human voice...but what's with the no-batteries thing?

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I've seen more and more pedals doing that. Perhaps it makes for a more compact design?

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maybe they're just assuming that everyone who'd purchase it is using a pedalboard with power supply...and they're probably right.

anyway...Electro-Harmonix is showing off this new reverb:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wnhU2CiTeM

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