One of finest compressors ever built for guitar or bass, the Electro-Harmonix Soul Preacher is an effect pedal that offers 3 selectable attacks coupled with silky, long sustains. The switch selectable attacks offer super articulate compression. Let your guitar step forward without squeezing the life out of your tone. Heavenly sustain ...sonic salvation.
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Guitar effects guru, Bill Ruppert, pushes the envelope (hard) of what is possible to achieve with “just” a guitar and a handful of EHX effects pedals. In this latest edition of Effectology Bill re-creates the synthesizers from the Pink Floyd classic “Shine On You Crazy Diamond.” Check it out. This really is one of those things you have to see and hear to believe!
Please note: Bill will be in the EHX Forums to discuss his sounds, settings, and process. We hope you join us there.
1977. The Eagles tell us about “Life in the Fast Lane.” Stevie Wonder pays homage to Duke Ellington with “Sir Duke” and The Steve Miller Band achieve lift off with “Fly Like An Eagle.” Closer to home EHX is singing the praises of the new Soul Preacher Compressor/Sustainer. Hallelujah!
Welcome to the 17th installment of effects guru, Bill Ruppert’s, Effectology Series. Watch and listen as Bill demonstrates how to create extraordinary bass and drum sounds using (just) his guitar and Electro-Harmonix effects pedals. From hand drums to bass pedals, and beyond, Bill picks, slaps and brushes his way through a collection of mind blowing sounds.
Sonic master Bill Ruppert reproduces the legendary Pink Floyd synth textures from “Welcome To The Machine .” Using only his guitar and the perfect blend of EH pedals, Bill re-creates the amazing sound-scapes that made this recording special. Each EH pedal provides its own magic to reveal the complexity and textures of the EMS VC3 synthesizer with stunning accuracy.
In Effectology 12, pedal wizard Bill Ruppert reproduces the sounds of the Irish Uilleann pipes with a realistic and haunting backdrop. Ethereal Harmonic Drones, giant “Field Drums” and the elegant strings are crafted with the perfect integration of his guitar combined with quality Electro-Harmonix effects.
The “Spectral gate” on the HOG combined with the Big Muff Pi provides a harmonic filter that focused the beautiful string tone.The Cathedral Stereo Reverb preserves the reality with the perfect spatial ambience.
Welcome to the eleventh installment of EHX Effectology. Bill’s shimmering tones and lush string pads aptly demonstrate the powerful potential that all Electro-Harmonix pedals have. From gorgeous, glassy creations to an elegant legato string section, Bill delivers classic sounds that rival some of the finest studio gear. All sounds were created with one talented guitarist and the perfect interaction of Electro-Harmonix pedals.
Welcome to the tenth installment of EHX Effectology. In this episode Bill demonstrates a sound that reminds him of the keyboard sound in the Led Zepplein song “No Quarter”.
Second example is more of a traditional Fender Rhodes sound with a solo using the guitar into a Voice Box whistle mode.
Ultra creative, Chicago studio musician, Bill Ruppert, releases the Goblins and Witches as he delivers Effectology 9: HALLOWEEN. Terrifying effect pedals. All effects were created using only Electro-Harmonix gear. Bill provides detailed graphics on how each tone was created.
Welcome to the sixth installment of EHX Effectology. See how only using EHX pedals you can recreate the wonderful Mellotron tones of Strawberry Fields Forever. Another brilliant “Effectolology” creation by Bill Ruppert.
Welcome to the fourth installment of EHX Effectology. In today's episode Bill Ruppert transforms his electric guitar into a classic Hammond B-3 organ (pedals used: HOG and Soul Preacher). For more episodes from the Effectology series, see the links beneath the video.
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