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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby dubkitty » Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:28 am

that sounds like a overpriced cocktail they'd be peddling in the tonier bistros of Georgetown.
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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby friendship » Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:04 pm

or a cat house down NOLA way
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actualidiot wrote:12-bit's almost analog, right?
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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby ck3 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:19 pm

The Eristic wrote:Elektron Analog Drive showed up. Certainly isn't perfect, but at its current price, it has to be one of the best values ever.

Agreed. The noise floor is a tinge obnoxious in Harmonic Fuzz and Clean Boost modes, it takes some tweaking to achieve optimal response to playing dynamics, and the chassis is the size of an amp modeling workstation, but there are usable tones a plenty, and the EQ can near HM-2 chainsaw range (more so when fed into other gain sources). If there were a built-in noise gate, less compression, and settings that could approximate Big Muff and Harmonic Percolator textures, it would be closer to perfect IMO.
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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby dandy13 » Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:43 pm

Got a chance to try a Roland JC120and was blown away. Always been a basic low-watt-single-channel-tube-amp-guy so I was pretty surprised. So big and heavy, yet still want
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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby Dandolin » Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:36 pm

How much do I love the lazery down-swept envelope filter all over Culture's sleeper classic International Herb album? Only completely. Utterly. Herbally.

Internationally.


Dat album cover is no slouch either. :p
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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby friendship » Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:31 pm

dandy13 wrote:Got a chance to try a Roland JC120and was blown away. Always been a basic low-watt-single-channel-tube-amp-guy so I was pretty surprised. So big and heavy, yet still want


The smaller versions of that sound equally as great, would recommend.
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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby Dandolin » Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:51 am


Cool? Cool.
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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby dubkitty » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:42 am

friendship wrote:
dandy13 wrote:Got a chance to try a Roland JC120and was blown away. Always been a basic low-watt-single-channel-tube-amp-guy so I was pretty surprised. So big and heavy, yet still want


The smaller versions of that sound equally as great, would recommend.


if i were funded i'd definitely check out the 40-watt (i think?) Jazz Chorus. Neil Halstead used to play through a JC120 and a Twin Reverb; i don't know if he used them both at once or switched between them. the 120 is just too damn big and heavy for me, though...the days when i could tote a Twin up five flights of stairs are long gone.
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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby Dowi » Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:29 am

I am still looking for a pitch Shifter that tracks well and doesn't cause volume drops. I need it to track fast riffs and to be polyphonic. Small is a plus.
Saw basically every demo of boss Ps series, Ricochet and Pitch Fork,a and i am strongly considering the latter one.
Now I am asking for first hand impressions: is the Pitch Fork really what I am looking for?
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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby BoatRich » Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:25 am

Dowi wrote:I am still looking for a pitch Shifter that tracks well and doesn't cause volume drops. I need it to track fast riffs and to be polyphonic. Small is a plus.
Saw basically every demo of boss Ps series, Ricochet and Pitch Fork,a and i am strongly considering the latter one.
Now I am asking for first hand impressions: is the Pitch Fork really what I am looking for?
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My first thought when I saw this was definitely Pitch Fork. The Ricochet tracked super weirdly to me. It tracks super clean and smooth.

Totally unrelated, anyone know where I can get a footswitch for a block letter 5150?
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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby Dowi » Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:34 am

BoatRich wrote:
Dowi wrote:I am still looking for a pitch Shifter that tracks well and doesn't cause volume drops. I need it to track fast riffs and to be polyphonic. Small is a plus.
Saw basically every demo of boss Ps series, Ricochet and Pitch Fork,a and i am strongly considering the latter one.
Now I am asking for first hand impressions: is the Pitch Fork really what I am looking for?
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My first thought when I saw this was definitely Pitch Fork. The Ricochet tracked super weirdly to me. It tracks super clean and smooth.


Thanks! :thumb: that's the confirmation I needed.
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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby Dandolin » Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:03 am

Yaz--haven't personally found anything that matches Pitchfork overall for it's tracking and all that it does. I can maybe see a preference for something else for a particular functionality the Pitchfork doesn't have, or for a limited case, like octave down, where I've seen some prefer a limited use octave-only pedal, but in terms of fast, accurate tracking for many fixed (ie., not harmonized) pitch shifted intervals, it is still riding high.
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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby Dowi » Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:13 pm

Dandolin wrote:Yaz--haven't personally found anything that matches Pitchfork overall for it's tracking and all that it does. I can maybe see a preference for something else for a particular functionality the Pitchfork doesn't have, or for a limited case, like octave down, where I've seen some prefer a limited use octave-only pedal, but in terms of fast, accurate tracking for many fixed (ie., not harmonized) pitch shifted intervals, it is still riding high.


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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby Dandolin » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:26 pm

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Re: The Whatever Thread .. For Gear!!

Postby BoatRich » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:28 pm

Dandolin wrote::D

The next must-have reverb?

http://thehardtimes.net/music/1000-reve ... ays-plays/

“Empty shitty club simulator” sounds like my favorite type of reverb honestly
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