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Re: Repeater frenzy
Indeed, Electrix's other products are pretty damn amazing. I had two
factories and a mofx connected up with a jamman as my 'looping factory'. i
sold the jamman to make financial room for the repeater and this is mostly
why i am dismayed - because i sold my only looper only to dive into these
product release delays.
if/when the repeater is integrated into my loop station, its going to be
fantastic! i've been playing with various combination of filter factories
and mofx's and i think the best combo is two FF and a mofx connected in
series. wow - you can create some pretty serious rhythmic effects with
we shall see.
At 04:51 PM 8/22/2001, you wrote:
>On Wed, 22 Aug 2001 16:32:09 -0400, Brett Maraldo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >At 04:27 PM 8/22/2001, you wrote:
> >>On Wed, 22 Aug 2001 15:32:28 -0400, Brett Maraldo <email@example.com>
> >> >Frankly I think they should have done what any other mature equipment
> >> >company does
> >>Like, say, Sony.
> >exactly! you just described what electrix did with the repeater (except
> >the 3-year hype).
>Well, if it gets them a rabidly loyal fan base, I wouldn't exactly call
>them "amateurs". More like "masters"...
>But from what I've heard and seen, Electrix makes the best damn hardware
>you can buy. I know a great many people who are *still* jumping up and
>down over the Filter Factory. There are really VERY few companies that
>produce things this interesting; usually, when I buy some gear, I'm
>bored with it inside of a week... a month at the outside. And when I see
>people dancing around and turning backflips over something YEARS after
>they got it, the only thing I can compare that to is my Strat. I love my
>Strat. You can have my Strat when you pry it from my cold, dead fingers.
>And I have NEVER seen a company that produces *effects* inspire that
>kind of excitement.
>Not that I've ever actually *used* Electrix products. I can't give it my
>personal thumbs-up and say "these products kick ass", but I see the way
>other musicians are bouncing around like crazy people and... well,
>they've got SOMETHING over there. Maybe it's just some kind of happy
>radiation that comes off their custom ICs. ;)