Améthyste Spardel performs a haunting rendition of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Pie Jesu on Subscope Theremin, run through an Electro-Harmonix Talking Machine.
The Talking Machine is a programmable formant filter, designed to create vocal effects controlled by the player’s dynamics. In this performance, the Talking Machine is set to a fixed ‘ah’ sound.
See also Peter Pringle’s
amazing theremin vocal synthesis of . Nessun Dorma
Bill Ruppert continues his excellent series, Electro-Harmonix Effectology, with a look at creating “world music” sounds using just a guitar and effects pedals.
The Effectology series explores the idea of using EHX effects pedals in a modular manner to create sounds that are far removed from the traditional sound of the guitar.
You an get pedal setting details at the EHX
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The latest episode of Bill Ruppert’s
Electro-Harmonix Effectology series looks at how to turn you guitar into a string synth and tin whistle using effects pedals.
While this is a little bit off topic, it’s always impressive to see how Ruppert uses his guitar and effects as a sort of modular synthesizer.
See the EHX
site for pedal settings.
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Check out this preview of
Rock Band 3 – and the new keytar action!
They don’t call the new keyboard a keytar – but if it looks like a keytar and smells like a keytar…..
In play, green, red, blue, yellow or orange keys flow on a “stream” representing the notes to be played on five corresponding keyboard keys. In a new “Pro” mode, though, all 25 keys are used; the streams shifts left and right to cover the correct keys.
In an interesting twist, the keyboard will also work as a MIDI control keyboard that can be connected to a computer.
“This is a real instrument,” according to senior designer Sylvain Dubrofsky.
This could make Rock Band a lot more interesting for keyboard players. Check it out and let me know what you think!
More details below.
The eighth episode of Electro-Harmonix Effectology series looks at recreating Joe Meek’s
Telstar, and the sound of a vintage Clavioline, using just a guitar and effects pedals. No keyboards,samplers or midi pickups were used.
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This video demos using two
Small Stone Phasers as a stereo phaser effect for synthesizers to get the classic phased synth sound of Jean Michel Jarre. Continue reading
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In this episode of Electro-Harmonix’s “Effectology” series, Bill Ruppert,
Professor of Effectology, recreates the sound of Pink Floyd’s On the Run from Dark Side of the Moon with effects pedals.
Stereo Memory Man with Hazarai
Big Muff Pi
For more details on pedals and settings, see the
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