I have a new addition to my pedal board for the Stick.TC Electronics
The original set up has a Line 6 Modulator (MM-6) & A Diamond Bass Compressor on the bass side of the stick and on the treble side a TC Electronics MojoMojo Overdrive, a Digitech RP 55 (multi effects) and a volume/expression pedal (for the RP 55).
I have added a looper pedal an Electro Harmonix 720 Looper.
The idea is to create some ambient style music for live performance and for on the fly composing/improv ideas when at home creating.
There is also the possibility of creating percussive rhythm grooves live for playing along with.
When I started out as a sound engineer in the early 80’s there were no drum loops to edit and create a rhythm track.
If you need a drum track, you had to record them and then edit them to make a bed track
Today you can purchase loops by some of the renowned players out there. How cool, I can have Omar Hakim (Sting and Peter Gabriel’s drummer) play on my recordings. (Available at Loop loft ).
Here is a rough track I started out with.
Everyday I am on the Internet working, communicating and doing so many things related to my music world.
All I could think when I saw this is, 30+ years later and NOW look at what we can do!
Be grateful for the tech as you go back in time…
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