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Re: Robert Fripp

I think the "foxy lady" fuzz box that Fripp used was the precursor to the 
Big Muff? FYI, I found a few sites about his older gear that were kind of 



http://www.tonyvisconti.com/faq/bowie.htm       (the ebow myth)


>From: Mark <sine@zerocrossing.net>
>Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>Subject: Re: Robert Fripp
>Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 12:00:07 -0800
>I did fall in love with that almost synth like square wave that Frip
>uses and I found that the Big Muff was good, but really noisy.  Ibanez
>tube screamer (why did I get rid of my original!?) did it for me.
>Later, I moved to a Digitech 2120 and never quite got that sound, but
>close.  I also found that an old Korg AX-30 multieffect stomp box did it
>*great* as well as having a sweet ring modulator.
>I don't know about the Fernandez Sustainer, but I find the Sustainiac
>system to be very useful, though not quite the e-Bow sound.  More
>natural and mellow sounding, but very useful none the less.  Needs
>practice of your string muting technique though, and you'll probably end
>up having to do some routing, unless you've got a guitar with a big
>electronics cavity.
>Mark Sottilaro
>Chris Richards wrote:
> >
> >
> >  e-bow-less sound that eno introduced him to, and
> > therefore probably deeply secret. I think fripp
> > has a tiny e-bow built into the palm of his hand,
> > meself.
> >
> > Nowadays, of course, Fripp has that Fernades Les
> > Paul copy (actually, a couple of them, at least,
> > I think) with the Sustainer built in, so
> > "infinite" sustain is no problem.
> >
> >

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