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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 <email@example.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
>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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