Synth Sounds For Guitar From Meris, Boss, Beetronics & More

Published on 13 Sep 2019
Duration:
1:04:24

In this video we discuss synth sounds for guitar… but not in the MIDI-pickup-to-trigger-samples sense. Nope, here we’re talking about waveforms, oscillators, filters, modulation, manipulation and all that. The pedal everybody is talking about (in 2019) is the Meris Enzo, and for good measure we add the new SY-1 from Boss – the first Compact sized pedal to offer synthesis with no MIDI pickup required. Plus some others.
Join us as we stumble through some sounds, ask and answer questions and hopefully trigger some creative ideas and possibilities for your own music journey. This is guitar, Jim, but maybe not as you know it.
Enjoy the episode!


Pedals & stuff in this episode…

• TheGigRig Three2One
https://www.thegigrig.com/three2one

• Digitech Synth Wah
https://digitech.com/en/products/synt...

• Analog Man Envelope Filter
https://www.buyanalogman.com/Analog_M...

• Greer Amps Lightspeed
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2KUP6rq
Australia: http://bit.ly/2KCxbd6

• Beetronics Swarm Fuzz Harmonizer
Australia: http://bit.ly/2k7dcax

• Meris Enzo
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2lZmE02
Australia: http://bit.ly/2m6iROK

• Boss SY-1
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2m0a8xl
USA: https://imp.i114863.net/gxoYv

• Hologram Electronics Infinite Jets
Australia: http://bit.ly/2kc82Ks

• TheGigRig G2
https://www.thegigrig.com/g2

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Interesting bits and go to sections
- Intro playing – we’re not in Kansas anymore Micko: 0:00
- Welcome… and what are we doing today? 2:50
- I don’t know anything about synthesis: 3:24
- No, not MIDI-triggered-samples synthesis… 3:55
- …but let’s talk about GK pickups anyway: 5:45
- You don’t need a MIDI pickup: 7:25
- What’s on today’s board? And ocelots: 7:55
- Digitech Synth Wah sounds: 10:23
- Polly Phonic was a friend of mine:12:05
- Crazy frequency range: 13:31
- Tracking and bending : 16:05
- Beetronics Swarm: 18:30 (19:15)
- And with the Analog Mn Envelope Filter: 24:55
- What’s the blimmin’ point? 26:50
- Meris Enzo: 28:30 (29:10)
- Ring modulator: 32:05
- Secondary functions on the Enzo: 38:00
- Synth on bass? 41:05 (41:55)
- Boss: SY-1: 44:30 (45:18)
- Using an remote footswitch with the SY-1: 46:55
- Bass switch on the SY-1: 50:15
- And Swarm: 51:30
- And all on? Oh no: 52:48
- Hologram Infinite Jets: 54:50 (55:40)
- …and Enzo: 58:20
- What have we learned? 1:03:02 Enjoy the episode!

Guitars in this episode:
• Fender Custom Shop 1963 Telecaster - watch Dan’s video at http://bit.ly/2dlZJ6K
• Fender American Vintage ’62 Stratocaster – Mick’s video at http://bit.ly/2cQv3yT
• Fender Player Precision Bass: http://bit.ly/2kunG44

Amps in this episode
• Marshall 1987x with 1960AX cabinet / Celestion G12M Greenback speakers
• Matchless HC-30 & HK 212 cab / Celestion G12M Greenback speakers


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