Sweet Nell

September 4, 2020 12:55 AM

A modern old-time fiddle tune, written by Rob Pine and Jim Mullany, played to test my small pedalboard and electric violin.

I have this electric violin that I haven't been playing, and I wired up a pedalboard right before lockdown started and haven't touched it since. I got it out tonight and figured I'd put together a quick test of what stacking some effects sound like. First time through is just reverb, second time adds a delay set more like a phaser, third time blends in an octave down.

Because I can't really play guitar, the backup comes from Strum Machine.
posted by hades (6 comments total)

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A great tune to start the day!
posted by mpark at 8:49 AM on September 4, 2020

Really nice! That's a sweet little tune for sure. The effects are subtle which is a great touch. Good work!
posted by gorbichov at 4:48 PM on September 4, 2020

At the beginning of each section, with the four bars where the low strings ring out on that seventh beat of the eight—that's what ties everything together. V-v-v-fffffoooom. This is fun as hell to listen to.
posted by not_on_display at 11:00 PM on September 5, 2020 [1 favorite]

posted by gt2 at 6:29 AM on September 9, 2020

Downloaded and going into my regular "fun instrumental tunes" rotation. Thank you!
posted by brainwane at 8:30 AM on September 11, 2020

Used a bit of this in this month's podcast!
posted by cortex at 1:43 PM on September 11, 2020

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