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by Brendan
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Power Chromatic
Replies: 54
Views: 9684

Re: Power Chromatic

@ Sachlaw: Good to hear you're adopting an alternative approach, and you describe the advantages well. The reversed slide is used a lot in India and also by Irish musicians. Here is the great young Indian player Subhranill Sarkar playing reversed slide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PUQnqbptiA An...
by Brendan
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Power Chromatic
Replies: 54
Views: 9684

Re: Power Chromatic

@ Paris: no, my slide on the PowerChromatic only raises a half-step. Check this video where I explain it, with tuning charts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5J_zVEEfuY I think you're confusing PowerChromatic with my SlideDiatonic. That's a specialist harp I use for playing Irish and other folk tun...
by Brendan
Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Power Chromatic
Replies: 54
Views: 9684

Re: Power Chromatic

I just had a listen. At 43/44 seconds that's just a slide push and a couple of blow notes, no bend.
by Brendan
Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Discontinued
Replies: 15
Views: 1054

Re: Discontinued

Well done on making it! Not sure why you're having trouble with the bends (I presume you mean the new blow bends mostly?). Maybe it's just a matter of practice, since you won't be used to blow bends in the lower range I assume. But if the harp is airtight and gaps are god they should kick in easily....
by Brendan
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Easttop Brass comb
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Re: Easttop Brass comb

Yes, the combs are well ramped in the high end, no need for PowerPlugs.
by Brendan
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Power Chromatic
Replies: 54
Views: 9684

Re: Power Chromatic

Can't remember. Where is it in the track, I'll have a listen
by Brendan
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Asiabend or solo-tuned unibender?
Replies: 8
Views: 715

Re: Asiabend or solo-tuned unibender?

Thanks for your patience, it's coming...
by Brendan
Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Diatonic PowerCombs and Stealth-Valves Released
Replies: 15
Views: 1342

Re: Diatonic PowerCombs and Stealth-Valves Released

I have designed valves for the Easttop 10-hole harps will get them up for ordering shortly.
by Brendan
Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: How would you retune an Asia Bend?
Replies: 16
Views: 4732

Re: How would you retune an Asia Bend?

Yes, a typo - should be spiked fiddle or Kamanche. Iranian/Kurdish instrument:

https://youtu.be/_V5HWOgYDBE