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 Stevesteve on February 20, 2013 at 5:04pm
Raw and roar!
That's a heck of a sound from a single string!
Comment by bemuzic on February 20, 2013 at 4:58pm

thanks all, yeah smilingdog, EVERYONE should make a D Bow!!....so much fun for so little effort : -)

Comment by Phill Hill Charlie on February 20, 2013 at 2:50pm

§§§§§§ YES §§§§§§§


§§§§§§ AGAIN §§§§§§§

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Comment by Nancy kat on February 20, 2013 at 2:44pm

Lordy girl u did kill it!! That was soooo good! Way to go Rockin'Be! Meowwwwww ^^ 

Comment by Cowbird on February 20, 2013 at 2:23pm

Cool, gotta git a looper soon!  

Comment by smilingdog1 on February 20, 2013 at 2:22pm

I got to get around to building one of those diddley bows, they look fun and sound great.

Comment by Craig Mayhem on February 20, 2013 at 1:09pm


Comment by South Paw,Davey on February 20, 2013 at 12:46pm

Awsome Be Thats goin on ;-)

Comment by deputy dawg on February 20, 2013 at 12:29pm


Comment by Downtown Vinnie on February 20, 2013 at 11:33am

Drrrrr, I meant one string,,,tooo early for brain

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