Lap Steel meets the Antares ATG 1

When we posted on the Antares ATG 1, some readers thought it was a crutch for players who couldn’t tune their instruments. The always amazing Bill Walker demonstrates that it is, in fact, a crutch for lap steel players who don’t want to have to learn pedal steel. Kidding aside, his beautifully musical video points out the enormous potential and great sound of this cool device.

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Awesome Loops

Samuel Hällkvist demos some of his cool, odd time loops.

Three voices: 6×7/8 ~ 14/4 ~ 7×6/8
using Eventide plate algorithm, Pigtronix Infinity Looper, some backwards delay and fuzz at the end.

A rhythmic figure based on two bars of 9/4 in loop A. in loop B there’s 12 dotted quarter notes, which makes the same length as A. some fuzz, Hexe Revolver, hall algorithm from Eventide and Pigtronix Infinity looper .

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Guitar Moderne Record Picks VI

Another abundance of riches with new recordings from Tim Brady, Rez Abbasi, Harvey Valdes, David “Fuze” Fiuczynski, Pat Metheny, Mike Baggetta, and more.

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Sensus Smart Guitar

This new instrument from Sweden’s Mind Music Labs is exciting on a number of levels. We have seen built-in controllers before, notably from Moldover’s Robocaster, but the Sensus features its own take on effects and MIDI control, while adding a number of new concepts.

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Moog Model 15 Modular Is Now An iOS App

Not exactly guitar oriented, but I get the feeling that a good proportion of Guitar Moderne readers are interested in synthesizers—and the Moog Model 15 Modular iOS App looks like a great one.  Also, it is controllable by external controllers, which could easily include the MIDI Guitar app. Mostly, I just love the meta-ness of vintage modular technology from the Sixties being replaced by keyboard synths in the Seventies, regaining popularity in hardware form in the last couple of years, and now being available as the most modern of technologies: an app.

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