New Pedal Day

Sold my Devi Ever Bit to a guy at C.V. Lloyd today and used the proceeds to buy a Micro Metal Muff.  The Bit just didn’t work with the bassoon, and after trying a few pedals out at the store the MMM was the most versitile and compatible with the bassoon.  Had some bad feedback in the store but not at home, so that’s good.Board as of 11-23-08

No sound clips with the MMM, but here’s some improvising using a lot of Frequency Analyzer.  I start with more effects and remove them for the most part throughout the improvising.  I used the Vox distortion at the beginning.  The echo is actually the Mod Filter setting on the delay pedal.

The first thing a guy does with a new toy…

Is take it apart!

I’m utterly confused why EHX hasn’t been putting LED indicators in the Frequency Analyzer all these years.  They are just now coming out with a new model that does, but the one I got is the giant box that you typically see.  But I knew you could add an LED pretty easy, so with some help from some Harmony Central guys I wired up a pale green LED in the chassis of my crazy sound box.

gut shot

gut shot - look at all that wasted space!

Outside view

Outside view

All lit up

All lit up

Happy New Pedal Day!

New Pedal Day!

New Pedal Day!

So what exactly does a bassoon sent through a Frequency Analyzer and a H.O.G. sound like?  Here’s me just messing around.  First clean, then through the Frequency Analyzer, then a couple of settings on the H.O.G.  The microphone VBR mp3 compression on my recorder makes it sound a lot darker than it really is (gonna have to record to wav only from now on).