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Re: Re: Troubles recording vocals through bass octave effect

Any sound samples?  I don't think the POD HD synths will work well.  They are just to glitchy even with just vocals.  The bass octaver has a good bottom end, but is muddy.  The synth route really intrigues me, but without a reference tone to shoo for, who the hell knows what I need, lol.

There appears to be nothing like the DBX or Peavey in stompbox format...that is something I would need for live use.

Mike Fugazzi
Quicksilver Custom Harmonicas

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 8:50 PM, Rick Walker <looppool@cruzio.com> wrote:
On 7/22/64 11:59 AM, Sanne de Waard wrote:

I cannot help you with your current technical problem, but I do have a lot of experience with "octaving" my voice and vocal percussion. Instead of using an octaver, you could try to use a subharmonic synth. The results actually are stunning and way better than an guitar octaver.

Hardware: http://www.dbxpro.com/120A/
Software: http://mda.smartelectronix.com/ (MDA Sub-Bass Synthesizer, VST)

Good luck,
This is Kid Beyond's secret weapon, live.

Also,  a few years back when Elliot Smith died,  my wife and I helped out his estate
by buying a one rack hardware suboctave generator that works really
well live for vocals.

It's buried in a rack I'm not using currently, but I think it was an earlier Peavey model.

rick walker