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TONE NAME: Glorious OM Riff

  • Created with: Helix
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  • Song:
    The Glorious OM Riff - Aftaglid - Master Builder
  • Band:
    Steve Hillage - Gong - System7 - Mirror System
  • Guitarist:
    Steve Hillage
  • Style:
    Space Rock
  • Date: 12/3/15
  • Downloads: 1068
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  • Comments:
    Stevie Hillside Village - the Submarine Captain and Octave Doctor plus the Glorious OM Riff. Searching For The Spark! This is a bit of a cheat because my research shows that Steve used a pair of Vox AC30's in stereo and a Revox A77 tape deck for the ping pong delay fx (earlier days an echoplex and later a Korg SE500 DDL). Also when working with Rodd Tungsten on the album "L" he used an early version of the Eventide Harmoniser as part of what became his trademark sound. I haven't been able to recreate that here so I stuck in a generic chorus. Steve used a unique/custom built phase pedal by Wing (no chance of finding one of those so it the usual Script used here). Steve had an odd collection of guitars in the 70's - the DiMarzio equipped Fish Rising SG Junior, the stripped finish '57 Strat and an old Les Paul. Please feel free to chop this around to get what you need and post your experiments back here. Have lots of DDL fun from way before the Irish boy came along. Enjoy! Zero the Hero. Steve's FX List from the "Open" Tour - Boss CE-1 Chorus, MXR Distortion +, Colorsound Wah, Schaller Volume Pedal, S Hawk Equalizer (x2), MXR Noise Gate, Mutron Octave Divider, Muton IIIEnvelope Filter, Electro-Harmonix Electric Mistress Flanger, Revox A77 tape deck (for echo FX + Varispeed) plus a Korg SE500 stage echo

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