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Re: elec gtr setup - to simplify
I'll re-iterate: http://kunaki.com/Sales.asp?PID=PX00UCOVYL
My suggestion won't be exactly as Rainer's but under the same principle.
Ditch all that rack and pedal gear and go all laptop. Reaktor is freakin'
awesome, man! Do it! Just take the leap. With a VST host, Reaktor
as VST, Mobius, etc and as many of your favorite VST effects, plus a MIDI
controller, you can eliminate all that hardware....no compromise. You
have to shake the addiction and habit of hardware effects. Lose the
Move toward the approach I have now. You walk into a gig with only your
guitar and laptop. It is quite liberating, and will allow you to focus
setup/hardware hassle energy on the music.
> I have finished recording a new album with jacob young in oslo last
> week. for this session, i have carried 2 whole bags of pedals and rack
> units. i would like to simplify a portion of this setup. looking fwd to
> the signal goes like this :
> les paul - volume pedal - carl martin comp - procorat - mxr phaser -
> mxr chorus - zvex ringtone - zvex fuzz factory - mxr flanger - ehx
> - mooger fooger ring modulator - ehx hog - mooger fooger murf - marshall
> jmp1 - mixer channel 1
> aux 1 : eclipse
> aux 2 : tc fireworx
> aux 3 : lexicon mpx100
> aux 4 : eventide time factor ( optional )
> i have been looking at boss gt10, vox tonelab for getting decent amp
> tones with very good speaker simulation. then maybe i can get rid of
> marshall and some of the mxr pedals. but i just can not get the same
> these analog pedals out from these multifx floor units or from my laptop
> audiomulch, reaktor etc ) setup. what should i do? my sound is based on
> these units, especially the weird zvex, ehx, moog pedals and tc, lexicon,
> eventide. looking fwd to your ideas.
> also the cables and adapters weigh sometimes more than the weight of
> the units! is there anything like very light cables and adapters?