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Re: AW: in praise of looping with the Electrix Mo-FX

Absolutely Rick,this boxes are super cool thanx for
turning me on to them, the EQ killer is my favorite
you can drum the shit out of the frequencies,
if they had only included a spring reverb in the
Mo-Fx(which i can imagine wouldnt be so hard to
upgrade)  it would be the ultimate wet dream!

> I have to say that the Mo-FX and the Filter Factory
> are the hippest damn
> boxes for
> rhythmic processing in groove music.     All the
> time based DSP types 
> (digital delay, tremelo,
> filtering, LFO, etc.) are linked with midi but the
> hippest feature is
> that 
> they are tied
> to a big, drum machine styled heavy duty momentary
> switch.
> As a drummer I love to 'play' the effects
> (particularly effective with 
> square wave tremelos, digital delays and radical EQ
> filtering).
> If the effect is turned on,  the momentary switch
> kills it momentarily
> with 
> a quick tap or you can hold it down to keep the
> effect off
> If the effect is turned off, then the momentary
> switch turns the effect
> on.
> I love that you can tie you can use your loops in a
> looper that spits
> out 
> midi to drive your effects.
> One of the things I love to do is to turn ON a
> telephone styled narrow 
> bandwidth styled filter on a drum loop during
> a 'breakdown' section of a song.      Then I can
> play the effect like a 
> drummer, taking the filter off with each tap so that
> the full bandwidth Drum Beat comes on.  Since it is
> full bandwidth,  the
> effect can be enormous and I can single out
> individual drum hits in the rhythm and then turn the
> effect off right on
> the 
> downbeat of the next section...............very
> funky.
> The individual effects of the Mo-Fx are fairly
> ordinary but this one
> thing 
> that it does is just amazing.
> They even have a distortion section that you can
> turn on an off which is
> really great with square wave tremelo processing
> for rhythmic effects.
> I love that those two units!!!! 


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