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Re: OT:Re: EH micro POG micro review

Thanks Andy!!

Have you tried the Electro Harmonix HOG?? It looks awesome.


On 7 Feb 2008, at 09:27, andy butler wrote:

> hi Matt,
> Yes, you get to freely mix oct-down, dry, and oct-up.
> ...and you should have one for those nice dubby basslines you throw  
> in on occasion :-)
> (try before you buy tho', it has quite an odd tone)
> However, why not just use your DL4 to create basslines.
> a number of ways to arrange it,
> for instance:-
> 1) Before record, go into halfspeed
> 2) Create a rhythm loop ( sounding at normal speed )
> 3) hit the halfspeed button again, to make the rhythm sound at  
> double speed
> 4) overdub your bassline, playing it at twice the usual speed
> 5) hit halfspeed button again
> 6) look smug
> Or do it the 'Bernhard Wagner' way with an OC2.
> Which I think is:-
> Octave 1 full up, Octave 2 full down.
> ..and mix in just enough dry signal so that it makes the synthetic  
> octave sound like a bass guitar.
> andy butler
> Matt Stevens wrote:
>> I want one!!! Can you take out the guitar signal to play a bass line?
>> On 7 Feb 2008, at 08:54, andy butler wrote:
>>> The tracking on the MicroPog is excellent.
>>> The sub-octave works really well, without latency, some sort of  
>>> hybrid between a harmoniser and a regular octaver. Odd tone  
>>> though, try before you buy.
>>> The octave up also tracks perfectly, but with a slight delay and  
>>> somewhat flat in pitch.
>>> The much publicised "polyphonic" ability only works well on very  
>>> simple chords.
>>> The dry signal coming through the pedal, when switched on,  
>>> sounded every bit as good as the hard bypass.
>>> If you didn't ever check out the old Boss OC2, that has pretty  
>>> good tracking;
>>> despite it's cheap sound it's a classic.
>>> andy butler
>>> K D Patten wrote:
>>>> lurker surfacing here.....I've been cruising eBay looking for  
>>>> one my self....seems my Electro-Hamonix octiver freaks out when  
>>>> i try to loop base lines with my acoustic...weird harmonics....i  
>>>> though the Mirco POG wouldn't freak like that ....any one have  
>>>> any input?....I'll keep my eye open for you as well   
>>>> Daniel..........Kyle