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Re: Instruments that you have to get dressed up for?

PostPosted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:44 am
by Arpangel
blinddrew wrote:You don't want a lab coat for credibility these days, too much like a L'Oreal advert.
For true credibility you need an old navy blue or mid brown dust coat, a thick set of plastic-rimmed glasses, and a pencil tucked behind your ear.
Like the chap in the middle here:
https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=htt ... AdAAAAABAD
No-one arguing with him when he says you've taken off 10 thou too much and you need to start again.

Bit of a dodgy link there?

Re: Instruments that you have to get dressed up for?

PostPosted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 3:36 pm
by blinddrew
Nope, getty images page of a workshop foreman in a dust coat?

Re: Instruments that you have to get dressed up for?

PostPosted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 2:02 pm
by Watchmaker
It redirects in an unusual way. personally I'd be more likely to trust This guy!

Re: Instruments that you have to get dressed up for?

PostPosted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:21 pm
by blinddrew
Watchmaker wrote:It redirects in an unusual way. personally I'd be more likely to trust This guy!
I certainly wouldn't argue with him but I'm not sure 'trust' is the word that springs to mind! :D

Re: Instruments that you have to get dressed up for?

PostPosted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:10 pm
by FrankF
redlester wrote:Image

When Agnetha played keyboards on The Day Before You Came...

Re: Instruments that you have to get dressed up for?

PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2020 12:27 pm
by tea for two
Well my dears

More dressed up for type of music we compose.

Romantic : important to wear a dress.
Chirpy funny : necessary to dress comical.

Try it my dears you shall be pleasently surprised.

Re: Instruments that you have to get dressed up for?

PostPosted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 2:49 pm
by nickle15
I didn't have an instrument in this category until recently. I was using my Trinity over the weekend - which I've just had a year. I got an amazing sound out of it that fit perfectly into the track I was working on. I found myself muttering the classic Star Wars line "This baby's still got a few surprises left in her sweet heart". I realized at that moment I would have to dress up like Han Solo from now on when I play the Trinity. :D

Re: Instruments that you have to get dressed up for?

PostPosted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 11:39 pm
by Kayvon
For a while I put on dress shoes when I wanted to use this wah pedal:

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The rubber dome expression pedal part was just too firm for the trainers I wore and my dress shoes (weddings & funerals) were the only properly hard soled shoes I had.

Cracking controller though, much easier to do steady modulations vs the typical rocker type I've tried. I did want to see about creating an adapter/box for it so I could plug it directly into a normal expression pedal input but I've never got round to it.