Thanks much, was just curious as I was considering buying one. Is that the Warp Factory? I'm currently using an SE-70 which I believe, is 21 band. *laughing* anyway, blah blah blah... Thanks... Smiles, G At 01:20 PM 6/14/01 -0700, you wrote: >24 > >----- Original Message ----- >From: "Goddess" <firstname.lastname@example.org> >To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com> >Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2001 1:10 PM >Subject: Re: looping with a Vocoder > > >> -Just curious, does anyone know how many bands the electrix vocoder >has? >> >> Thanks, >> >> G >> >> At 04:00 PM 6/14/01 +0200, you wrote: >> > Yeah,a real fine topic for LD ! >> > >> >I use since five years an analog Vocoder/Filterbank as an extraordinary >> >effectdevice in my Setup. >> >Most people think about a Vocoder,that it is a tool to make Robotvoices >> >based on a Saw-wave. >> >To difference my usage from this public prejudice,I call this device >just >> >VCA controlled Filterbank. >> >It is very flexible to use for filtering or selected Filterband >> >distortion(if it is analog). >> >It can realize Pseudophasing effects,Filtersweeps,Singlebanddistortion >and >> >so much more. >> >And at least you can use it as an pseudo EQ,based on the Formants of >the >> >humans voice.As the Filters >> >are working very sharp,it has a different quality to "normal" EQs. >> >Use a Sinewave pitchshifting over a a space about +/- 4 octaves(a Casio >VZ1 >> >offers such a strong >> >modulation for example).Then you can hear how a really narrow bandwith >of >> >overtones will be faded in >> >and out.Really a fine Filtersweep simulation. >> >Mostly I use the Vocoder not for extreme effects. >> > >> >For my Livesetup I use an analog MAMVF11.Not the Ultima Ratio,but works >OK >> >and can be adjusted fast >> >in a Live situation.In STudio I use a Software 22Band Vocoder wich is >> >softwarebased. >> >Both solutions are OK,but will not make me say that they are great. >> >For the future I hope,that there will be a Vocoder/Filterbank,wich can >be >> >adjusted easily like my >> >analog one,but has a fine soundquality(without the analog noise) and a >wider >> >spreaded Filterband. >> >Maybe 48 Bands. >> > >> >Nevertheless,the Vocoder/Filterbank is a very important part of my >Setup >! >> >And like Rick I never >> >used the "ROBOT"-function of this device.Hmmmmmmmm...? Maybe only to >amuse >> >my little son and >> >nephews on a birthday party. :-) >> > >> >A Vocoder/Filterbank is a great tool to shape a sound.So I only >recommend >it >> >! >> > >> > >> >Marty >> > >> > >> >---------- >> >>Von: "Rick Walker \(loop.pool\)" <GLOBAL@cruzio.com> >> >>An: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com> >> >>Betreff: Re: Simran Gleason, looping with a Vocoder >> >>Datum: Don, 14. Jun 2001 8:58 Uhr >> >> >> > >> >>Nope, Simran, my glitch was caused by turning up the robot pitch >knob >> >>(I should have know that buying ANYTHING with a robot pitch knob was >> >>getting me on to thin ice). This introduces a sine wave, believe and >it is >> >>incredibly touchy. >> >>Good luck. I love my vocoder for looping or affecting loops once they >are >> >>running. You can sweep up the overtone series with your voice, turn >on >the >> >>freeze formant knob and then release it at the end of your 'solo' >whilst >you >> >>sweep down the overtone series with your voice. Taking synth pads >> >>and vocoding them with drum machine patterns or loops is very, very >cool >as >> >>well. I have yet to use the 'classic' vocoder voice sound (and >probably >may >> >>never since I am cliche phobic). >> >> >> >>Later, Rick >> >> >> > >> > >> >> >> --- >> >> "The only things I really think are important, are love, and >eachother. >> -Then, anything is possible..." >> >> > > --- "The only things I really think are important, are love, and eachother. -Then, anything is possible..."