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cool guitar synth intros

if they inspire you to write something use everything
you can! back in the days where synths didnīt quite
work people like Pete Townsend,jimmy page and even Van
Halen used them to write intros etc. and they still
sound great!
cool guitar synth intros:
in the evening-Led Zeppelin
pretty woman-Van Halen
who are you-The Who
Dinosaur-King crimson

please add toi the list!

--- phill wilson <blackface@hotmail.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi guys n gals
> its Phill Aka Lol C Aka Blackface etc.
> after a long hard road with getting chucked out of
> this group with my 
> previous address I have changed to a new account
> just for this list and so 
> far it all seems to be going roses.
> I wanted to chime in on this one because it is
> probably one of the biggest 
> questions that i have been asking myself
> latley,(should I allow myself to 
> get into synths)  i cant belive I have not brought
> the topic to this forum 
> before.
> to my mind  this debate of whether to use a synth fx
> unit or whether I stick 
> to creating all my sounds using just a guitar 
> begins with me asking the 
> question of why I loop in the first place, to
> eleborate, if you want to do 
> so many things why not get a band  or at least a
> precussionist or something.
> part of the reason that I always stop just short of
> buying a guitar synth is 
> that a LARGE part of the reason i loop is that this
> paradigm creates an 
> element of limitation, synths and so on seem to
> offer such a large range of 
> sound tweaks and so on that i think i would spend so
> much time playing with 
> the  pallette, of sounds available I may never
> actually loop.
> another of my problems with synths is that the
> reason I loop is that it is 
> somehow "real" and "live", I am comfortable with
> what I know about it and 
> how I can justifiy it to others if they are
> interested. I can show people 
> how this is all done by one person in realtime
> without the use of samples or 
> whatever (its not that I dont like samples , its
> just that within my own 
> paradigm I would have to think........ well, if you
> use a sample of drums 
> why not get a drum machine, which is only one step
> away from a sequencer and 
> a drum machine on a laptop which is only one step
> from a drum machine a 
> sequence and some orchestration, then i would think
> why not do a backing 
> track and before you know it you are a karioke
> artist not a looper......... 
> )
> sorry that all kind of burst out, hope you see what
> I mean though, all those 
> things are useful to some people some of the time,
> but I think I am scared 
> of where that first step of buying a synth might
> lead.
> I think that I need to set my self some boundrys
> within which to work, this 
> also has implications for normal gig settings too, I
> already write stuff at 
> home that uses so many different pedal combinations
> that I have to start 
> from the bottom up and rbuild before I have a song
> that is usable on the 
> road sort of speak, I think this might also get
> worse if I added other stuff 
> a guitar synth, a real synth for that matter or even
> a pair of bongos, all 
> of this would in one hand make my life simpler by
> giving my easy access to 
> things that i have to be very creative to achieve
> with my current sound 
> setup, but would also paradoxically complicate my
> setup by adding in more 
> floorspace/another input/wallwart/if its a live
> instrument anothe rmic and 
> more risk of feedback etc..........
> I think you will be able to tell by this ramble just
> how confused I am about 
> this, but hopefully if you all chime in I might
> reply with what I feel in a 
> few days time!!!
> Bye for now
> Phill
> >From: "Krispen Hartung" <info@krispenhartung.com>
> >Reply-To: <info@krispenhartung.com>
> >To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> >Subject: RE: Robert Fripp's Radiophonics and A
> Blessing of Tears
> >Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2004 17:10:19 -0700
> >
> > > My contention is basically that every song
> sounds so similar to me,
> > > and there is no real interesting melody work to
> give each song an
> > > identity of its own. I'm sure Fripp would beg to
> differ, but as a
> > > listener, I'm not drawn to any particular song
> as having a unique or
> > > strong musical fingerprint or personality. It
> sounds like
> > > stereotypical synth ambient music to me.
> > >
> >but he should give up the synth.
> >
> > >> I did.
> >
> > >>Worked for me.
> >
> >Very interesting comment, David.  I'd like to see
> your elaboration on
> >this.  I think I know where you are going with it.
> I gave up the synth
> >as well, several years ago....the hex-pickup
> variety that is. I still
> >use a synth-like algorithm in my effect unit...but
> for the most part I
> >try to get all I can out of the natural guitar
> sound and effect
> >alterations.
> >
> >Kris
> >
> >--
> >* David Beardsley
> >* microtonal guitar
> >* http://biink.com/db
> >
> >
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