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Re: Updated Lovetone Information
Gosh and I thought the Fuzz Factory was IT, but I think I've got the
SuperHardOn for this bad boy . . .
for the didgeridoo, you understand :)
From: Douglas Lawrence <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
Date: Saturday, April 10, 1999 6:55 PM
Subject: Updated Lovetone Information
>I had remembered a while back some interest in Lovetone pedals on the
>FYI, I got this e-mail from one of the folks at Lovetone, who are
>NEW PEDAL ALERT!
>Its ringy - its stingy - it'll blow your pants off!!
>You wanted excess, you wanted weirdness of unimaginable proportions! As it
>happens, we've been wanting to make this one for some time. It represents
>whole new level of interactive complexity (as well as a whole new can of
>worms) and we can say with that ring of confidence that never has so much
>mayhem potential been crammed by so few into so little. But be warned, if
>you've been bemused, befuddled and bamboozled by our previous creations
>then this is not the pedal for you!
>So here it is at last, defying all known boundaries of taste and decency -
>bells with balls (but definitely not the belle at the ball) -
>the big, fat, smokin', trouser-defying
>ring modulator/fuzz octave doubler/repeater/dirt box/optical synth
>CLASSIC TRANSFORMER MATRIX MODULATOR (NOT THE UBIQUITOUS MODULATOR CHIP)
>FOR THAT DISTINCTIVE VINTAGE RING MOD SOUND & 60'S GERMANIUM DISTORTION
>klangs, bells, metallic fx, pseudo vocoder fx, dalek noises, sci-fi
>atmospherics, spooky warbling, trem arpeggios, tonal toggling, touch
>sensitive keying, pitch crossfiring, microtonal + atonal fx, evolving
>drones, digeridoo fx and not least the meanest graunchiest octave fuzz
>- and these are just for starters!
>Amazing on guitar, bass, keys, synths, drums, studio applications -
>anything at all in fact! Stunning in conjunction with the other pedals -
>especially in the Meatball loop!
>* sine/triangle/sawtooth/square VCO with range down to LFO frequencies for
>* CV/external pedal input for VCO frequency
>* VCO insert point (VCO output available for creating unique synth noises
>* triangle/square wide-range LFO to modulate VCO frequency or VCO pulse
>width or octave drive! (goes up to audio frequencies for FM FX)
>* LFO depth control - don't knock it till you've heard it!
>* external pedal input for LFO amount - nice!
>* footswitch for LFO enable (handy - or is it footy?)
>* timbre control
>* blend contol (great for retaining bottom end on bass sounds - octave
>gives fat, edgy germanium distortion but with added bass!)
>* footswitch for ring mod/octave
>* light sensitive jack adaptor for Theremin-like fx or random ambience
>modulation (can also be used on Meatball, Doppelganger and Wobulator
>instead of passive volume pedal!)
>* Bypass footswitch
>We are currently offering the Ring Stinger at the amazing pre-order price
>£259 (approx $427) + carriage.
>Deliveries are due in June/July '99. Orders will be on a strictly
>first-come first-served basis (with full payment up-front) and the usual
>money-back guarantee applies.