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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
>http://www.boysen.se (Swedish site)