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 Calim on February 20, 2013 at 11:31am

great to watch it played; great sound and cool split vid !

Comment by Thomas "Duck" Petry on February 20, 2013 at 11:22am

WOW! That's a lot of sound from a one string box. Love what you are doing there.

Comment by Diglydog on February 20, 2013 at 10:53am

That is a lot of pedals.......but it's a lot of sound from one string.  Great job !

Comment by Downtown Vinnie on February 20, 2013 at 10:37am

Nice split video,Be,mmmmmmmYOU ROCK ,bud ,ANDDDDDD ,you can do more with two strings than many can do with four ....lovin it...,wish you would make more videos

Comment by bemuzic on February 20, 2013 at 10:11am

thanks everyone!

Yes Oliy I used my video camera for the main thing, then just used my phone for the pedal board

Comment by James on February 20, 2013 at 9:48am

awesome !!!

Comment by Ron "Oily" Sprague on February 20, 2013 at 9:39am
Love the inset vid of the pedalboard! How'd you do that? 2 cams?
Comment by Ron "Oily" Sprague on February 20, 2013 at 9:37am
Your future's so bright, we gotta wear shades! Reminds me of pat mAc...
Comment by ron carlson on February 20, 2013 at 9:31am

I like!  

Comment by the anonymous pick on February 20, 2013 at 9:22am

hella cool  .  ;-) 

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