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Re: OT: harmonizer control
Michael, what Nils does live with his TC G-Force (believe it or not) is
patching 2 different values or more for the 2 voices of the pitch
shifters...so when he moves his pedal he changes chords. That processor
allows him only a few preset changes...while an Eventide would allow an
to preset a control table of up to 11 shifting voices with 50 steps each,
think 50 chords with a max. of 11+1 dry voices...well, this is power!!!
I recently saw him here in Italy and did an interview with his gtr player,
Eivind Aarset...cool band...absolutely brilliant...top 5 in the world!!!
Happy new Year...Italo
>From: Michael Peters <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: "'Loopers Delight'" <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
>Subject: OT: harmonizer control
>Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2000 18:30:53 +0100
>just listened to a live recording of Nils Petter Molvaer who plays the
>trumpet in combination with a harmonizer, just as Jon Hassell does, and
>produces harmonies that often change while he sustains one single trumpet
>note. Even though I saw him live last year, I can't quite figure out how
>does that - how he controls his harmonizer while he plays trumpet. With
>some kind of footpedal I guess, but how exactly? I could either imagine a
>midi pedal that sets various fixed harmonic presets, or for flexibility,
>maybe some kind of footpedal-keyboard like an organ player ... who does
>something similar and knows more about this specific technique?
>= michael peters
>= electronic music & strange attractors
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