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by andrecoelho
Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Extreme 270 combs
Replies: 3
Views: 1013

Re: Extreme 270 combs

Since I also love Irish music I made a special one for my amusement :) It is a slide Irish diatonic in D so by pressing the slide you go to next note on the scale (except the B going to a D). Wanted to share a picture but I can't from the the mobile. It was originally in C so I raised the pitch by a...
by andrecoelho
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Overblows on chroms?
Replies: 6
Views: 586

Re: Overblows on chroms?

Hi Devin! Yes, half step on those ones. But you can go crazy and try different things. I am all for that! One of that cool sounds you can get there but wasn't on the video is sustaining a bend and then pressing the slide. You can can get amazing trumpet like tones on 2 and 3, I tried playing over Al...
by andrecoelho
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Overblows on chroms?
Replies: 6
Views: 586

Re: Overblows on chroms?

Hi there! Indeed, the most leakage normally comes from the mouthpiece and slide assembly, plus the comb. This is where I probably spend the most time tinkering to get the action good and a tighter sound. I have worked on 64's to get them half valved and diminished tuning in A and Bb. They were Suzuk...
by andrecoelho
Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:32 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Overblows on chroms?
Replies: 6
Views: 586

Re: Overblows on chroms?

Hi there! Thanks for mentioning Brendan :) Here is a demo a did sometime ago with a slide diatonic Chromonica 10 hole. In the end I am doing the same phrase with the slide and overblows. Though the overblows are not as bendable as on the custom diatonic I work on, indeed you can get them easily on 4...