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for sale roland G505 synth guitar

for sale, roland G505 synth guitar all synth controls work great..Maple neck..fender strat looks like..give me an offer..Gerry

Luis Angulo <labalou2000@yahoo.com> wrote:
Fripps and Belews guitars must be incredible set up i
even remeber seeing them live using the normal
internal GK-2 pickup which i have on the roland ready
but u couldnt hear any of that synth glitchy yodeling
u get from synths, and they were using pretty warning
synth techniques like wammy bar bends rapid
slurs,percussion playing etc...

--- Fluke wrote:

> After 15 years or more using guitar synths, I agree
> with all of this
> although it all becomes second nature and I don't
> have ton think about it
> much.
> EXCEPT the 'slurs, pull offs, hammer ons, rakes, and
> bends, and even most
> strums' all do work for me with a correctly setup
> Axon AX100 system. Scrapes
> and percussive noises don't, but all those tricks
> that result in a change in
> pitch of the note do. As for piano and organ sounds,
> with pitch bend set to
> retrigger notes at every semitone, bends come out
> well as typical keyboard
> slurs.
> Nik
> --------- Original Message --------
> From: billwalker@baymoon.com
> To: "Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com"
> Subject: RE: Roland guitar synth future
> Date: 12/02/06 23:32
> What I came to early on in my guitar synth
> experience was to play
> to its strengths. I try to stay away from idiomatic
> guitar playing. I try to
> play to the sound, and always use my fingers to
> apply myself more like a
> keyboardist. I tend to use more long envelope pads
> sounds where precise
> timing is not such an issue. and I love the sound of
> my nylon string guitar
> with synth strings swelling underneath. I won't set
> up a piano patch with
> pitch bend activated, so I can play blues bends with
> a grand piano sound.
> I've tried it and it sounds hokey, and its more
> glitchy. If I play a piano,
> marimba, or other percussive sound, I don't try to
> out run the tracking with
> an overly fast tempo, and I usually blend the sound
> with guitar to minimize
> the tracking issues. I'm also more apt to use my
> GR30's arpeggio function
> for up tempo and dance stuff, any way, as I can have
> the unit track well at
> any tempo. When recording, I minimize dead spots on
> my Roland equipped
> guitar by using a groove tubes fat finger on the
> headstock, to provide more
> mass and sustain, and help prevent glitching and
> yodeling ( the term I've
> heard used for the spontaneous octave leaps at the
> end of certain notes as
> they decay). I learned that long ago, when the first
> Roland guitar I had (a
> white 2 humbucking guitar made for Roland, probably
> by Ibanez), had a couple
> of horrible dead spots that kept making the Gr300
> yodel as the sound
> decayed. Some one suggested putting a c clamp on the
> headstock, and sure
> enough that guitar sustained for days. Being
> somewhat impractical to have a
> c clamp on the headstock, I eventually got a
> graphite neck made by Hohner to
> put on it and that really cured the dead spot
> problems. These days I have an
> internal gk pickup on my parts strat that has a huge
> maple neck that is very
> stable. I also have an RMC in my flamenco guitar,
> and an external unit
> mounted to my renaissance RS6. The last thing I
> wanted to mention regarding
> the guitar synth in general, is, because the
> tracking is not so forgiving, I
> find that I have to concentrate more on the little
> technical things to not
> get frustrated. These include being more aware of
> correct finger placement,
> more even in picking hand attack, using more care
> when moving from one place
> to another on the fret board. But the reality is,
> all of the cool scrapes,
> slurs, pull offs, hammer ons, rakes, and bends, and
> even most strums
> guitarist are so fond of, don't work on midi guitar.
> But there is a world of
> cool things they do, and the good news is this is
> relatively inexpensive
> technology to dive in to if you don't mind buying
> used. Its just not for
> everybody.
> Bill
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