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Re: [LOOP] Re: Roland VG8

thanx Steve the GR-33 bass sounds are great specially
on tape but the tracking is still not 100%,i am having
one of my guitars refited with RMC pickups which is
suppose to improve this problem.

--- burnett@pobox.com wrote:

> On Wed, 1 Feb 2006, Luis Angulo wrote:
> > what i am really curious about is the tracking and
> > sound of the bass patches vs the GR--33,anyone?
> Luis:
> I have a Chapman Stick and a 6-string fretless bass,
> both with GK 
> pickups, a GR-30, and a Roland V-Bass.
> The GR-30 and GR-33 take the signal from the GK
> pickup, convert to MIDI, 
> then use that MIDI information to trigger the
> patches.
> The VG-8, VG-88, and V-Bass take the signal from the
> GK pickup and act as 
> a large digital modeling stompbox. There's no MIDI
> involved in the VG-8, 
> so no tracking issues.
> I can't speak as to the relative sound of the bass
> patches on the GR-33 
> versus the VG-8, as I haven't spent much time with
> them, and that not 
> recently so I honestly don't remember if I liked the
> GR-33 sound or not.
> I hope this helps.
> best,
> Steve B
> http://www.subscapeannex.com/about_steve.html
> > --- RPGfreak@web.de wrote:
> >
> >> Anyone know this VG8? I'm interested in a device
> >> that can create synthetic tones but keeps the
> >> expressiveness of the guitar playing, something
> >> which I missed when trying Roland GR synthesizer
> >> series.
> >>
> >> - Simon


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