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Effects loops: What are they and why would I want one? Back in the day, I went down to the local music store and bought an Echoplex tape delay, plugged it into my amp, and had a lot of fun. (Ironically, I also dreamed of the day when technology would bring us the “perfect delay”—one without warble and with perfect copies of the input signal. Live and learn.) After a while, I noticed that someth...
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Hi all. My name is The Urge, I am from the band ivy Blue, and I am one of the latest writers for NZBands.Co.Nz. I'll be talking about a variety of subjects to do with music, gear, lessons on Ivy Blue songs, recording tricks, studios, live shows, so on and so forth. But for today as an introductory thing I'll be taking you through my own rig, to see if this hopefully sparks up any ideas with ...
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The very first part of this maintenance schedule involves keeping your strings as clean as possible. Since this particular subject happens to be very near and dear to me, I have discovered a few handy tricks and developed some basic rules throughout the years that will keep your strings squeaky clean at all times. Rule number one suggests that no one other than yourself should handle or play your ...
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