Easy Pop Rhythms

Easy Pop Rhythms : Correlates with Book 1

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The term "stompbox" includes a variety of electronic devices such as fuzzboxes, wah-wah pedals, talk boxes, reverb and tremolo units, and other add-ons that electric guitarists use to sculpt their sounds. In this colorful book, Guitar Player Technical Editor Art Thompson traces the development of these gadgets through in-depth interviews with the people who created them. Musicians, engineers, and entrepreneurs provide behind-the-scenes tales of the events and accidents that led to the innovative guitar effects of the '60s, '70s and '80s. For example, during a 1961 Nashville recording session for Marty Robbins' "Don't Worry, " a mixing board channel began distorting, but the guitarist (Grady Martin) kept playing - creating Nashville's first recorded fuzz solo and an insatiable demand for this potent new effect.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 48 pages
  • 223.5 x 299.7 x 7.6mm | 204.12g
  • Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
  • English
  • 2nd Revised ed.
  • 0634001264
  • 9780634001260
  • 874,830

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The term "stompbox" includes a variety of electronic devices such as fuzzboxes, wah-wah pedals, talk boxes, reverb and tremolo units, and other add-ons that electric guitarists use to sculpt their sounds. In this colorful book, Guitar Player Technical Editor Art Thompson traces the development of these gadgets through in-depth interviews with the people who created them. Musicians, engineers, and entrepreneurs provide behind-the-scenes tales of the events and accidents that led to the innovative guitar effects of the '60s, '70s and '80s. For example, during a 1961 Nashville recording session for Marty Robbins' "Don't Worry", a mixing board channel began distorting, but the guitarist (Grady Martin) kept playing - creating Nashville's first recorded fuzz solo and an insatiable demand for this potent new effect.show more

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