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is this possible without buying some ghay crap that's massive and shit. What about the Boss RC-2?
Real answer on way, when I get home...
but a real answer would be good. Getting samples to play via a pedal is something that I still can't work out.
you want to play a loop of your own guitar, the an RC-20 or an Akai headrush is the way to go (100 quid on ebay, that or there abouts)
If you mean samples of other people's music, random noises etc etc, I'm not too sure if there are stompboxes which do that.
you can record a loop and then st the playback to 'one shot' mode so it doesnt repeat, stores about 11, trouble is to switch to another sample/loop you'll have to select it, either requiring nimble toes or stoping and selecting or buying the two extra boss footswitchs (for the rc20 anyway not sure about rc2)that scroll back and forward through saved samples/loops
it's worht it for the flexibility
'cos I thought it would make me sound like Dave from Minus The Bear. Unfortunately, it became a really boring pedal after a while, all three guitarists in our band ended up selling theirs. If you want something that is a bit more creative and less of a 'practice aid' I'd go for the Line6 DL-4 which is delays and samples and does some really great stuff.
th rc20 samples and does nothing else...hwoeve sample time is pretty big...some use it as a backing track
he needs to play samples; you can't store anything on the dl 4.
here's what i'd consider
super cheap version; get an adaptor to plug your ipod into your effects chain/the pa, trigger them off that.
pedals wise, you want something like one of the Boss RC-XXs, I have the RC20 and its pretty good. Digitech Jamman has even more space, 99 banks I believe.
and USB interface too. I reckon that might be best for this sorta thing.
Jesus. Were you doing album-perfect Dinosaur Jr. covers or something?
I have this and it sounds pretty perfect for your needs. Its excellent in my opinion.
good shout thought...
or go old skool and get an akai!
I got an Akai Headrush e2 but it can't store samples. Rc-2 might be able to.
Probably just have to get a laptop monkey to do it for us live.
but something like an S2000 sampler... god, i'm showing my age here...
he says, with boot hovering around a moogerfooger...
Hmm, maybe I should heed my own advice...
favourite pedal. :)
looping little quiet harmonics and harmonics and things can sound brill. its hard to make a nasty sound with it
and do it all live through the mic.
My honest answer is to really REALLY question if you need this? Will your audience be picking their jaws off the floor or will your sample be yet another thing putting load on the PA, adding to your sound check and set up time, the weight you carry, and ultimately be met by a big, "What? You played a sample? When? I was too busy watching the drummer..."
a cheaper option. Failing that there is some articles online I think on how to build your own looper pedel if your into that kind of thing.
I said "use a tape". For what it's worth, people don't want to hear triggered samples from bands in small venues. It's dull.
Using live samples shows some balls (No, I don't, before you ask) and time spent thinking about what you're doing!!
You don't want to hear samples... People don't wanna hear SHITE at gigs...
If you're using samples or not, you can be shite all the same...
Moker's band has a wide sound with a lot going on already (not in a bad way) so I'm not convinced samples are going to add a lot to that.
If you're (say) only a two-piece with a very raw sound then your samples will have a lot of space to sit into.
If you're just talking about opening a track (regardless of your band sound) with a cool sample then, yeah, a tape deck or a mini-disc/mp3 is going to be the cheapest, easiest solution.
wasn't aware of the situation... (do they have a website?)
This all avoids the obvious point that there should be at least two whammy pedals on stage at all times. That, and a whacking great distortion pedal. All you folk-boys out there, take note.
THAT SAID, maybe moker's in more than one. I shouldn't assume...
of the need for samples.