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Re: vintage eh16
The great Roger Miller used to put his EH16 on a music stand. Between that,
a Big Muff, and the wonderful Boss RPS-10, he could do all kinds of sonic
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> From: tEd ® kiLLiAn <email@example.com>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Date: 4/1/2006 6:19:23 PM
> Subject: Re: vintage eh16
> Yeah. there used to be a Vietnamese guy in NYC who repaired them
> too. I did my homework (just in case). I think he used to work in Mike
> Matthews' former downtown tenement /hole/factory building as
> assembly/tech/QC staff or something. Vic Van Tran something
> or other . . . I forget. Very asian name and heavy accent.
> Nels has used his 16 for a long time. Used to set it on top of an amp
> (or a stool)
> at the side to keep it handy -- nobody likes to bend over. We all
> figure out
> ways around it. Hehehe. My MO was to use the footpedal and keep the
> EH16 in a waist-high "desk" of sorts that I made to house all my EH FX
> -- I liked to work the sliders and the modulation controls as well.
> Nels used to have a regular gig in L.A. (Santa Monica actually) down
> at a place called the Alligator Lounge. Jeff Kaiser and I used to go
> all the time. I played there a time or two too. New Music Mondays I
> is what they called it. Jeff Kaiser has played there a few times as
> Them was the days. Hehehe. I've probably seen Nels a dozen times
> and shared the same stage on a couple.
> He was always someone who we/everyone said shoulda be BIG. But wasn't
> for some reason at the time. Now he's with Wilco and on the cover of GP
> and finally well and fairly acknowledged. He deserves avery bit of it.
> He's a nice guy. I was feeling really, REALLY depressed at the bar after
> a totally "crap" set at the Alligator once and he came up spontaneously
> and volunteered some very kind and encouraging words. I'll never forget
> tEd ® kiLLiAn
> On Apr 1, 2006, at 2:03 PM, stanitarium wrote:
> > hey ted thanx fer the props!
> > back@cha.
> > yeah i got the footcontroller for the EH16DDL too-very cool idea they
> > had
> > for that.
> > i never use it tho'...i see the unit as a hand held device-and as far
> > as
> > repair-nonexistant afaik-
> > i have talked to NelsCline about repair and he said "its tuff, there
> > used to
> > be a guy in Texas, but..."
> "Different is not always better, but better is always different"
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