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Re: King crimson stuff

here is a quote from Guitar Player jan.'84:
AB describing his onstage/studio equipment p.80-
...number 3 is my Foxx[Tone Machine]fuzztone. That's the sound in "Big
Electric Cat" and "Paint the Road". "i always use it w/ the high octave
sustain switch on. its my favorite effect, and not an easy one to find 
days. i'm also daisy-chaining the Foxx-tone into an MXR 10-band graphic
equalizer so that i can eq it."
i know i'm getting into minutia here but AB is/was a great looper guitar

> I had always been under the assumption that he got the octave sound out 
> the GR300 myself but, since someone brought up the possibility of the 
> Tone Machine. I got to thinking that it could possibly be that or maybe 
> just conciously or unconciously modeled his GR patch around the FTM 
>sound or
> something like it. The tune I was thinking about was Paint The Road from
> Twang Bar King.
> Thanks Guys
> Another Belewaholic ;D
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David [mailto:vze2ncsr@verizon.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 3:29 PM
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: King crimson stuff
> At one point in the early 80's, and memory fails me when exactly, AB had 
> Ibanez HD1000 Harmonizer Harmonics Delay.  I remember talking about it 
> and buying one from, Reeves Gabrels when he was working at Wurlitzer on
> Newbury Street back in 1986.
> The Roland GR300 of that era also would create pitch-shifted tones +/-
> octaves
> And then AB also is a superlative slide-guitar player, and he would 
>often go
> beyond the fretboard.
> I hope that helps.
> David Kirkdorffer
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alan Kroeger" <nospam@developsolutions.com>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 3:11 PM
> Subject: RE: King crimson stuff
>> Red? Hmm!, the one I had in the 70's was blue (maybe there was another
>> version or it was customized) but, I did love that thing (it still had
>> a slightly ugly fuzz sound) the octave thing was cool (wish I still
>> had it $$$). Do you think that was what he was using to get those
>> sounds on Lone Rhino and/or Twang Bar King? I ain't much for persuing
>> those trivia details ;D
>> Heres a pic the same as the one I had
>> http://www.tonefrenzy.com/2/images/gear/fox_tonemachine1%20copy.JPG
>> I might have to think about duplicating this on one of my DSP boxes
>> cause
> it
>> is cool sounding.
>> Some circuits that supposedly replicate it
>> http://www.runoffgroove.com/ftm.html
>> http://www.generalguitargadgets.com/ftm.html
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: stanitarium@earthlink.net [mailto:stanitarium@earthlink.net]
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 2:40 PM
>> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>> Subject: Re: King crimson stuff
>> hey bein a belewaholic since the 80s maybe i know...
>> every interview in print that i have from the days of elephant talk
>> adrian talks about his 'foxx tone machine' for those upper octavee
>> thingees-it works like the roger mayer 'octavia'-fuzz plus octave. and
>> its red and
> fuzzy
>> :-)
>> s
>>> No Harmonizer - He just uses the guitar to really get up there - you
>>> should try to locate the Live in Mexico official bootleg - he does a
>>> killer high pitched distorted feedback squeal solo on "Three of a
>>> Perfect Pair" - and if you can find the old video he made in the
>>> 80's you can see how he gets a lot of his sound with minimal effects
>>> although his rack at that time was the size of a fridge :)
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: L. Angulo [mailto:labalou2000@yahoo.com]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 6:18 AM
>>> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>>> Subject: RE: King crimson stuff
>>> hes obviously also using some sort of harmonizer to
>>> get those really high pitched notes but what intrigues
>>> me is that you cannot hear the artifacts you usually
>>> hear from such devices
>>> louie
>>> --- Glenn Poorman <glenn.poorman@autodesk.com> wrote:
>>>> I think that second solo is pure guitar with some
>>>> good
>>>> fat distortion and compression.
>>>> Glenn
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: L. Angulo [mailto:labalou2000@yahoo.com]
>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 8:39 AM
>>>>> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>>>>> Subject: Re: King crimson stuff
>>>>> Thanx Caleb
>>>>> Yes i am aware that they both used Roland synths
>>>> and
>>>>> in Elephant talk is really clear the synth solo
>>>> from
>>>>> fripp but the second solo is the one that
>>>> intrigues
>>>>> me...
>>>>> Cheers
>>>>> Louie
>>> =====
>>> www.luis-angulo.com
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