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Re: Fwd: Tip on unortodox playing for looping (was: PsychedelicJew's Harp)

I also bought some.
There are fine cheap ones from Vietnam, which you can make sound as 
long as your breath is:

and there is creative guy in Hungria or what, with a brilliant site:

I asked him why he does not make them tunable and it seamed he had 
never thought about it. Should not be too dificult to either move a 
weight on the tonge or move the tonge to change its size... and it 
would be a boost... :-)

>Just  a reflection on this instrument: I recently bought a Jew's 
>Harp and found out that you can also play it while "beatboxing" by 
>using your tongue to "spit" or "suck" "air shots" into they the harp 
>(while it's vibrating the usual way). I also tried the reed player 
>trick to "groaw" the sound by singing and it kind of works with a 
>jew's harp (but not in the same way as bamboo reed instruments).
>If you have a jew's harp around, try to keep the basic rhythm with 
>your right hand, striking it on 8th notes, and then add syncoped 
>"drum solos" by tongue shots. This is very inspiring for looping! 
>Myself I have to practice it a little more before incorporating it 
>in my live looping. Just my 2 cents.... ;-)
>Greetings from Sweden
>Per Boysen
>http://www.looproom.com (international)
>http://www.boysen.se (Swedish site)


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