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Re: RC-50

Thanks !

cb mic = citizen's band radio microphone with an echo built in like  
the cabby's in NYC use.


On Apr 22, 2008, at 11:44 AM, Scott Kellogg wrote:

> Rockin' post.
> What do you mean by "cb mic"?
> Scott
> On Apr 22, 2008, at 10:40 AM, Teddy Kumpel wrote:
>> ok.
>> I don't post here very much, but let me just say that I have  
>> learned a lot about the craft of looping here. Mucho respect to  
>> all the master loopers on the list.
>> my band almost always just makes up songs on the fly and we hardly  
>> ever do anything in our set without the RC-50.
>> I would say that the whole gig is based around that box... that  
>> being said, I don't want it to seem that way.
>> I don't want the band to be about the technology. It's just part  
>> of what we do to make our music.
>> I have a mixer with 2 different vocal mics (one is a cb mic with  
>> echo on it) and a toy keyboard plugged into the left side of the  
>> RC_50 and my guitar pedalboard output plugged into the right. The  
>> right side SUB output goes to a PA and the left side SUB output  
>> first goes into an on/off switch then into a gtr amp. This way  
>> it's like having 2 mono RC-50s in one box. I can freely mute the  
>> output of the vocal or gtr sides independently. After my  
>> pedalboard and before the RC-50 I have an A/B/Y switch. A goes to  
>> the RC-50 and B goes to my live gtr amp. With that swicth I can  
>> control what is going into the RC-50 from my gtr.
>> I never listen to the guide track through the PA, only in  
>> headphones. The drummer and I both have headphones on (I have one  
>> ipod head phone and he has these cheapo panasonic ones that clip  
>> behind the ear, so he can hear the band and the guide track.)
>> I have 2 blank patches, one for multi mode and one for single  
>> mode, ready to go.
>> I sometimes hold the mic over his snare drum to get that in the loop.
>> I use the reverse functions a lot.
>> I have 2 FC-6 control pedals hooked up for extra buttons. I use  
>> "clear" "reverse" and program up and down
>> I reprogrammed the undo switch on the RC-50 to be ALL start and stop.
>> I have a master stereo volume pedal across the outputs of the RC-50.
>> I do a lot of dub remix type activity using a line 6 verbzilla  
>> that I have after the mixer side, before the PA.
>> we mainly improvise funny, funky gtr trio music. Sometimes I sing  
>> a song.
>> that's about it. if you're in NYC, come see us. We play at  
>> nightingale Lounge on 2nd and 13th every Thursday.
>> Teddy