Tone Details

Tone Name Bill Nelson-ic
Created with Helix
Author datacommando
Guitarist
Bill Nelson
Song
And We Fell Into A Dream - Album
Band
Bill Nelson
Amp
Guitar
Tuning
Style
Experimental
Comments
I haven't uploaded a patch on here for a while, but today I was listening to the 2007 album, And We Fell Into A Dream, by Bill Nelson. Oh, yeah - definitely time to dig out the old "EBow" and see if I could get anywhere with the atmosphere of the album. Probably not! Ha ha ha! Anyhow - here's a little something that I knocked together while aiming to get a flavour of Bill's sonic stuff. The mix level (between 60 and 10%) on the 2nd echo block is controlled by EXP2. Bill is quite an exponent of reverse tape fx and I originally had one in there (along with some other stuff) but took it out when it all got a bit crazy with the EBow. Mess with it until you get what you want. If you don't know about Bill Nelson - what is there I can tell you about one of the most pioneering musicians around. Well, he is an English singer, guitarist, songwriter, producer, painter, video artist, writer and experimental musician. He rose to prominence as the chief songwriter, vocalist and guitarist of the rock group Be-Bop Deluxe, which he formed in the 1970s. Nelson has been described as "one of the most underrated guitarists of the seventies art rock movement". In 2015, he was recognised with the Visionary award at the Progressive Music Awards. I first encountered Bill when his band played my Art School Christmas Dance 1968. I have been a big fan ever since. Check out his stuff. https://youtu.be/H6MJIEwXc1I
Date 9/23/16
Downloads 662
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Bill Nelson-ic





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