Diddley Bow song, with loop pedal & Octave pedal. PLAY LOUD!!

Got an octave pedal recently - the Electro Harmonix Octave Multiplexer.
Have been trying it out with various Cigar Box Guitars.
It's good to take busking so I can add some bass without taking a bass instrument with me.
A few weeks ago I tried it with a Diddley Bow I made in 2011, with lots of distortion (from the Boss OS-2) and LOVED the sound!!
Played it at Hot Numbers open mic in Cambridge the other week. Got some video of it, but as it was so crowded my cameraman/husband had to film from behind the speakers, and it didn't really capture the feeling, so thought I'd do a video of it at home.
The song is called "Is Anybody there?" and a more basic version of it (no beat and pre Octave pedal!) is on the album "Playing (No Rules)" album which is available here http://bemuzic.bandcamp.com/album/playing-no-rules
For the beat I'm using a home made mic, made with a DM-13 mic capsule (cost about a fiver from Maplins) stuffed into an old Wasabi Peanut tin.
On the pedal board I've got, left to right - Boss RC-20XL Loop Station, Boss GE-7 Equaliser, Boss Overdrive/Distortion OS-2, electro-harmonix octave multiplexer, Boss chromatic tuner TU-3.
At the back is a Morley A B switch and an Eneloop pedal juice which powers it all.
For pics and more details about the Diddley Bow and Bob Harrison pick up go here http://www.cigarboxnation.com/photo/albums/didley-bow-with-bob-harrison-lone-star-pick-up

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Comment by bemuzic on February 23, 2013 at 5:45am

thanks Ted

Comment by Ted Hartman on February 22, 2013 at 10:50pm

Very Cool!!!  Great Playin' wow you have a lot of padals, but it works. I like the way a second cam shows what you are doing with them. Nice Vid.!!!

Comment by bemuzic on February 22, 2013 at 2:04pm

cheers Johnny : -)

Comment by Ginwheel Johnny on February 21, 2013 at 10:31pm

we have a saying around the old mod yard....rock stars with out guitars ( thats what they call us scaffolders!!), Be...youse a blues star with a guitar!! rock on!!!

Comment by bemuzic on February 21, 2013 at 1:04pm

Maddog, give it time and I'll probably have some Duct tape on there!

cheers Paul

Comment by neanderpaul on February 21, 2013 at 11:02am


Comment by Maddog on February 20, 2013 at 6:58pm

You don't QUITE have everything NASA had for the trip to the moon Be, you're missing the Duct Tape :-)

Comment by bemuzic on February 20, 2013 at 6:54pm

thanks Chris..I hope NASA had more than that!!

Comment by BUGGY (C) on February 20, 2013 at 6:38pm

Sounds wicked BE your pedal board looks like a NASA space station.... they had less computer power to go to the moon and back with...but awesome as usual 

Comment by bemuzic on February 20, 2013 at 5:59pm

thanks StevestevesteveSteve, yeah one strings all you need!! 

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