This week in music history - Arpil 8th to April 14th - with who was born and who died.
...Envelope Filter Oddities. Bill Ruppert's latest Effectology video sees him using three of Electro-Harmonix envelope filter effect pedals to produce some weird and wonderful non-guitar sounds.
...Welcome To The Machine. In his latest Effectology video Bill Ruppert recreates the synth sounds of the classic Pink Floyd track Welcome To The Machine using just a guitar, pedals and a couple of everyday objects.
...ones. An update for my 'Small ones are more juicy' post about the latest in mini guitar effects pedals with videos of the new Malekko Omicron chorus, phaser and fuzz pedals.
...the Uilleann pipes. Bill Ruppert is back with his Effectology videos, this time getting the sound of Ireland from his guitar and some Electro-Harmonix effect pedals.
...juicy. After Malekko announced a number of new mini pedals in their Omicron line to go along with those already out and about from Lovepedal, Catalinbread Devi Ever and Xotic, I have mini-GAS.
...Crystal-Shimmer Effects. Bill Ruppert is at it again, getting weird sounds out of a guitar and some basic effects pedals. This time by splitting the signal path and using effects in parallel.
...The Electric Piano Effect. In this video Bill Ruppert shows how to get the sound of the Fender Rhodes electric piano as used by John Paul Jones on the Led Zeppelin track No Quarter.
...the Halloween edition. In his latest video Bill Ruppert shows you how to get a number of scary sounds out of his guitar and some Electro-Harmonix guitar pedals just in time to scare those pesky kids at Halloween.
...the "Telstar" Clavioline. Bill Ruppert's Effectology recreates the sound of The Tornados number 1 hit single from 1962 written and produced by the legendary Joe Meek.
This week in music history - October 8th to October 14th - with who was born and who died.
...reverb in all the wrong places. In the next volume of Bill Ruppert's Effectology series of videos he shows the sounds you can get from placing reverb in unusual places in the signal chain.
...has caused major embarrassment. Gibson has come in for some criticism following the announcement of their official signature Jimi Hendrix Strat all news of which has disappeared.
...Gibson! The new officially licensed Jimi Hendrix signature guitar packages haven't exactly gone down well with fans and guitarist alike especially as it's a Fender Strat style but made by their great rivals Gibson.
...The Mellotron. Bill Ruppert uses just a guitar and some Electro-Harmonix effects pedals to recreate the classic sounds from the electro-mechanical, polyphonic keyboard that is the Mellotron, as used by The Beatles.