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Re: Hexfuzz (was Re: Fretless MIDI guitar)
Many thanks for sharing your information with us.
You have mentioneded bad cross-talk with magnetic pickups that have led
to mechanical transduction.
Have you had experience with the Godin guitars?
From: Matthias Grob <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Hexfuzz (was Re: Fretless MIDI guitar)
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2003 18:11:07 -0200
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>I think that is the point of the PolyOctave, but I could be wrong.
>Hexfuzz, some of the most beautiful fuzzy tone comes from Matthais'
>made box. I don't know much about it, but the tone he gets is pretty
>I wonder why he hasn't tried to commercially produce it.
I did, 1984 in Frankfurt. And I really tried hard to explain that it can
used to play chords, but still, the ones that would be able to play
polyphonically said: "I will never try any distortion" and the ones
interested in distortion did some quick solo line and were disapointed
it did not sound as dirty as the Marshall.
I did not just build 6 filters and 6 distortiors, but the clipping is
dynamic, so strings with different volumes will still have thoses
volumes after distortion, so you can make a melody stand out of a chord.
And you all heard it at Loopstock :-)
And its on my site, you can build one.
>Mark Hamburg wrote:
>> on 1/2/03 10:46 AM, Richard Zvonar at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> > RMC also makes the Freakout Box, which provides individual audio
>> > outputs per string. This presents interesting possibilities for
>> > surround sound and for string-specific effects processing.
>> I don't want most of the modeling on the VG-8/88 so I haven't been
>> justify getting a hex pickup and getting a VG-88, but I really could
>> tempted by a hex pickup if I could just get a good hex fuzz for it.
>> breakout box plus six fuzz pedals, however, does not seem cost
>> Maybe the Boss PolyOctave does that but it certainly isn't clear from
>> online information as to whether the distortion is per string or not.
>> P.S. As a poor man's hex-a-fuzz substitute, has anyone tried the PAiA
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