Creating ‘Dr. Frankenstein’s Laboratory’ Using Effects Pedals

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Effects guru Bill Ruppert takes a look at creating ‘spooky’ sounds for Halloween, using just a guitar and Electro Harmonix effects pedals.

The Electro Harmonix Ravish Sitar Pedal

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Effects guru Bill Ruppert, as part of his excellent EHX Effectology series, takes a look at the Ravish Sitar pedal.

No keyboards, samplers or midi pickups were used.

Setting specifics are available in the EHX forum.

Willis Plays The Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer

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Willis plays the GR-55

via gwillis44:

‘Been ages since I uploaded. Hope this makes up for it. I’m putting the GR-55 through its paces plus I’ve cranked things up on the production side. Now back to work on the new TT cd . . .

Roland GR-55 Guitar Synth Demo

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Rob Marcello (formerly of Danger Danger) demos the Roland-GR-55 guitar synthesizer at the 2011 Summer NAMM Show.

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Paranormal Guitar Effects (Electro-Harmonix Effectology)

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The latest episode of Bill Ruppert’s excellent Electro-Harmonix Effectology series, Paranormal Guitar, takes a look at creating ‘impossible effects’, using just a standard guitar and EHX pedals.

Settings for each of the sounds is available at the EXH forum.

Misa Kitara Guitar Synth Jam Session

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This is a guitar synth jam on the Misa Kitara:

Check out Yoshiaki kicking in with Kitara, which was delivered to him only 2 weeks ago for beta testing. We like. :)

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Electro-Harmonix Effectology – Use Your Guitar As A String Synthesizer

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The latest episode of Bill Ruppert’s Electro-Harmonix Effectology series looks at how to turn you guitar into a string synth and tin whistle using effects pedals.

See the EHX site for pedal settings.

Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer Now Available

Roland GR-55 guitar synthesizer

Roland has released the GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer, the company’s latest guitar synth.

Combining PCM synthesis with digital instrument modeling from the VG-99 V-Guitar System, the GR-55 represents Roland’s latest advances in guitar synthesis.

Here’s a demo of the Roland GR-55 guitar synth in action: Continue reading Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer Now Available

Roland Guitar Synth Challenge

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Roland Guitar Synth Challenge entry by Wayne Scott Joness featuring the Roland GI-20.

The GI-20 is used with a Roland GK-3 divided pickup to play a variety of software synthesizers and sound modules, including the Roland XV-5080 fitted with the SRX-07 Ultimate Keys Expansion board.

All MIDI performances are from the GI-20, with the exception of drum loop programming.

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The Bizarre Synth Guitar Of Dr Moonstien

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This video, via drmoonstien, is a distorted and demented demonstration of the Dr’s bizarre synth guitar.

No details were provided with the video – so if you know anything more about this strange synth guitar, leave a comment!