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Ever Use an EBow?

Post by Bnielsen » Sun Feb 01, 2004 1:25 pm

I was wondering if Glass Hammer had ever used and Ebow on any cuts, I think it would make a nice additions to certain styles that you guys have.
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Post by Theremin » Sun Feb 01, 2004 2:50 pm

I think Trey Gunn uses one, I saw it on the DVD included with "Untune the Sky." I think it was on the song Kuma.
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Post by Bnielsen » Wed Feb 18, 2004 2:00 am

Theremin wrote:I think Trey Gunn uses one, I saw it on the DVD included with "Untune the Sky." I think it was on the song Kuma.


Phil Keaggy- who is just an INCREDEIBLE guitarist- uses one on a lot of his work
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Re: Ever Use an EBow?

Post by MayorOfLongview » Wed Feb 18, 2004 8:34 am

Bnielsen wrote:I was wondering if Glass Hammer had ever used and Ebow on any cuts, I think it would make a nice additions to certain styles that you guys have.


We do as a matter of fact. There's one on Chronometree, though I can't recall which tracks. We are using one a lot on a new prog - folk album we're producing for UI Blue right now. You guys are really gonna like this album!
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Post by islandofreil » Sat Apr 10, 2004 5:43 pm

Theremin wrote:
I think Trey Gunn uses one, I saw it on the DVD included with "Untune the Sky." I think it was on the song Kuma


If you're talking about the item trey gunn uses on sozzle on the Untune the Sky DVD, I don't think its an e-bow. Its shaped nothing like an e-bow and appears to plug into one of the outputs on his Warr. In fact, does anyone know what that thing is?

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Post by MayorOfLongview » Sun Apr 11, 2004 10:07 am

islandofreil wrote:Theremin wrote:
I think Trey Gunn uses one, I saw it on the DVD included with "Untune the Sky." I think it was on the song Kuma


If you're talking about the item trey gunn uses on sozzle on the Untune the Sky DVD, I don't think its an e-bow. Its shaped nothing like an e-bow and appears to plug into one of the outputs on his Warr. In fact, does anyone know what that thing is?


We use an ebow on Chronometree. There's one sitting on the main keyboard in the studio right now. We're using it alot on the UI-Blue album that we're producing. Ebows rock. They make the saddest sort of sound.
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Post by Bnielsen » Sun Apr 11, 2004 6:08 pm

once again, some of the most incredible e-bow work is done by phil keaggy, both live, and on his numerous albums, especially some incredible cuts on "On the Fly" (the parker fly guitar)
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Post by Captain Squib » Wed Apr 06, 2005 11:20 am

I've seen one, but what exactly does it do? And how does it work?
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Post by Bnielsen » Wed Apr 06, 2005 1:00 pm

Captain Squib wrote:I've seen one, but what exactly does it do? And how does it work?

It is in the most simple of terms, a magnet that makes the strings on an electric guitar vibrate.

The official Ebow Site, http://www.ebow.com/ should answer all your questions and more! Be sure to check out the sound samples.

It produces some incredible sounds, haunting...
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Post by Captain Squib » Fri Apr 08, 2005 6:35 am

Wow! Thanks a lot.

I heard them - amazing! Especially the harmonica and violin sounds!
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Post by Bnielsen » Fri Apr 08, 2005 7:34 am

Captain Squib wrote:Wow! Thanks a lot.

I heard them - amazing! Especially the harmonica and violin sounds!

Yeah the most amazing thing is that the sound obtained is largelybased on how you use it, not dummy settings.
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Post by KindStranger187 » Fri Jun 17, 2005 9:14 pm

The guitarist in my band, Pindra, recently purchased an e-bow. He's used it to great effect on our most recently written song.

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Post by FredProgGH » Fri Jun 17, 2005 9:48 pm

KindStranger187 wrote:The guitarist in my band, Pindra, recently purchased an e-bow. He's used it to great effect on our most recently written song.

And here's the shameless plug...

www.pindral.com

...sorry.


No problem- nice site! :)
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Post by Bnielsen » Sat Jun 18, 2005 4:35 pm

hey fred- how would your lap guitar sound played with an ebow??
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Post by FredProgGH » Sat Jun 18, 2005 5:01 pm

Bnielsen wrote:hey fred- how would your lap guitar sound played with an ebow??


Pretty much the same with more sustain. It probably wouldn't sound quite as distinctive as a regular guitar. But, it could be pretty cool. I'll have to play with that.
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