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R: Sustaining Device

I also agree.
it was pretty interesting in the name and intention, but the feel is a very
"freeze" one.
The only intersting thing was when using it with chords: in the early
seconds, when it is choosing the harmonics it can reproduce, then it goes 

----- Original Message -----
From: David Myers <dmgraph@earthlink.net>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2001 4:08 PM
Subject: Re: Sustaining Device

> I agree with Matthias.  The DF-2 pedal is a joke, not worthy of the name
> feedbacker.  It simply freezes a sample tone which is totally static.
> Sustain and feedback are interesting precisely because of the subtle
> animated harmonics involved; this pedal produces what sounds like a 
> synthesizer with a key taped down.  One of the singular failures in the
> pedal line.
> David Lee Myers
> http://www.pulsewidth.com
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> on 7/28/01 8:39 AM, Matthias Grob at matthias@grob.org wrote:
> >> i think i mentioned this before but a great device for feedback is the
> >> DF-2 super distortion/feedbacker> stomp pedal. whats great about it  
> >> after any note is played(clean or distorto) you can sustain that note
> >> infinitum for as long as you can keep your foot on the pedal!
> >> they are still around if ya want one...
> >
> > it creates a pretty much rectangular wave with the frequency you play
> > last, so it does not take over the expression of your playing and
> > sounds too synthetic for my taste.