Power Chromatic

A space for players interested in my specialist harmonicas, alternate tunings, instructional material, recordings etc to ask questions and share information, experiences, videos etc.
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Brendan
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Re: Power Chromatic

Post by Brendan » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:47 pm

The Lucky 13 samples in Solo and PowerChromatic arrived from Easttop. Sounding good - will see how they work half-valved.

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Re: Power Chromatic

Post by CrawfordEs » Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:06 am

Great news.
I like half valved Bebop and now it will be an easy retune.
A pair in a switch harp should be fun.

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Re: Power Chromatic

Post by Sachlaw » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:28 pm

Fantastic.
I look forward to the small than a chromatic form factor, so I can have a pocket PC.

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Re: Power Chromatic

Post by Sachlaw » Sat May 26, 2018 4:03 am

Brendan wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:47 pm
The Lucky 13 samples in Solo and PowerChromatic arrived from Easttop. Sounding good - will see how they work half-valved.
Any word on these coming anytime soon? Is Easttop looking into Powerbender/draw on their 10 holers also?

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Re: Power Chromatic

Post by arsen » Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:44 pm

Hi Everybody,
I would like to ask if anybody has experience with both Power Chromatic tuning and Solo Dorian tuning? I thing that is the name. It is little different. For example PC pattern in key of G is GA,AB,CD,EF# . Solo Dorian is: AG,AB,CD,EF#.
So main differences are that in Solo Dorian you have tonic chord (like natural minor 10 hole harrmonicas) and that G# should be played with blowbend. I tried PC and like it. I would just like to hear some opinions, specially Brandon’s, before I start to retune my harmonicas.
Thanks.

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Re: Power Chromatic

Post by crimsonchrome » Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:32 pm

hello brendan and everyone...hope this my first post doesnt make me seem like a know-it-all. im seeking to clarify things.i have read with great amusement on a forum dated 2017 that brendan was selling to few left handed combs. others may disagree but a harmonica is made to be held in the left hand.....low notes to the left.........therefore it is a left handed instrumant....i have seen on this forum and others about players asked how they as lefthanders...adapted to the instrument....well im sure there are numerous exceptions.but by and large if you are playing a harmonica held in your left hand...and are lefthanded.....you are not having to adapt to anything......the proper way no offence is to hold the harp in your left...hand...if you are lefthanded you arent ....with exceptions.....adapting to anything...you are delighted that you match the instrument! more clarification: allow me an ilustration to make my next point....if you salute someone right handed..its called....a right handed salute....if you shake hands right handed its called......righthanded handshake....then why is it that if i place the harmonica in my right hand ....upside down or not....why is this called LEFT HANDED playing?....why do some harmonicas books tell the lefty to reverse hands and play the harp in their right hand? why reverse someone who already has lefthand coordination down pat...because they are left handed?....finally with much admiration and respect to the engineering and playing genius of brendan....maybe the sales of the so called lefthanded combs...werent as expected because most but not all lefthanded ....lefthand playing chromatic players will will want the slider button on the right side of the harp.....so they can help cup/control/ etc with their right because most but not all lefthanders ..playing left handed will be holding in their left....having the slider button on the left while holding in your left is cumbersome...and requiers adaptation where none is needed .....most but not all leftys have the slider button on the right..."right" where they want it.....so to be clear if harp is in your left you are playing lefthanded.....if its in your right hand you are playing.....wait for it....right handed so the combs on this site.....and others as well as reversible silder buttons.....should be marketed as reversible slider buttons....not left handed for the reasons stated above.......thanks for letting a lefty explain that harps are already left handed and to call them any thing else is not only confusing.but incorrect

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Re: Power Chromatic

Post by triona » Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:30 am

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