[Dixielandjazz] octave divider
charlie at easysounds.com
Fri Dec 5 05:34:52 PST 2003
Thanks for the dialogue, Jim.
I've used a guitar octaver successfully, but it's easier in a studio than on
a gig. The notes have to be distinct and clear so the electronics won't get
confused. On a gig, it's hard to isolate the sound being fed to the
converter. An instrument-mounted transducer works better than a regular
Same thing with harmony devices. The work well if the singer has a clear
voice, but not so well for voices that are husky or have complex overtones.
Same thing with those decoders for converting an analog melody into a midi
file. If the notes aren't right on pitch or if more than one note is being
played simultaneously, the unit or software get's confused and puts out
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