MILLION DOLLAR PEDAL IDEA

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  1. 11 Gauge

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    For whatever reason, this reminds me of King Crimson's side project, called ProjeKct Two, and their '98 release of Space Groove. Robert Fripp had a bazillion little moments where his guitar sounded like various instruments from all around the globe.

    Space Groove isn't the kind of thing I was able to listen to very much, but the stuff Fripp did was at least interesting, and actually sounded like a sitar, a flute, and so on.

    Anyway, that was 22 years ago, and the tech already existed back then, albeit not in pedal form, and IIRC, Fripp pulled it off with synth gear by Roland, using their synth pickup.
     
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    I highly recommend you buy a Boss AC-2, I think it will do exactly this. :p:D:p:lol:
     
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    raysachs Friend of Leo's

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    Well, I probably wouldn’t and my Mom’s gone over 20 years, so it’d be really surprising if she did. So now you’re probably down to $999,800, but good luck with it...
     
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    They're expensive, but have they sold enough of them to make a million bucks?
     
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    Uhh why is she wearing headphones? No Marshall stack cranked up anywhere.


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    There's already an instrument that sounds like a shamisen, it's called a banjo.

     
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    I developed DSP sound effects for fun and (slight) profit for a couple years. I came upon this somewhat by accident:

    https://soundclick.com/r/s7rm8m

    https://soundclick.com/r/s7roow

    I imagined full ensembles where everyone used these tuned to different ranges.

    What's a little unbelievable about the second one is that there is no pitch shifting at all going on. Just filtering.
     
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    I really liked your Tuvan Throat Singers sound! Several spots sounded really good!!!

    rk
     
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    Thanks Robert. Want to license it?
     
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    SixStringSlinger Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    I have one. It won't fool anyone into thinking you're playing the actual acoustic instrument it emulates, but it does sound good. Takes some time to get over the extremes it's capable of and dial in something specific, but that's at least partially "new toy syndrome".

    Anyway, given its controls you can indeed emulate some other instruments' tones (though it also depends very much on what/how you play on the guitar).

    I once got a pretty good steel drum sound!
     
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    I like that flying v of yours! Think it was a Dean.
    I've been eyeing that baby for a while. Great pedal.
     
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    Fiesta Red Friend of Leo's

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    This one?

    Yep, it’s pretty cool...
     
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    Didn't you give it to your daughter though? I thought that was cool that you both enjoyed it.
     
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    She still lives at home and we both play it.
     
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    I always love this story

    I think it was just an acoustic he had in the version I saw recounted

    Still pretty awesome
     
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    I never thought if using an ice scraper for a pick. It would be so easy to find if dropped on stage, even in tortise shell!
     
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