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TC Electronic Releases Free Fuel For Creativity TonePrints

TC Electronic Releases Free Fuel For Creativity TonePrints -

TC Electronic announces the immediate availability of the Fuel For Creativity TonePrint package, a free collection of TonePrints whose sounds focus on inspiring creativity and encouraging experimentation with guitar sounds. This package is available free of charge at: or via our free TonePrint app for iOS and Android, and contains TonePrints from a wide range of artists such as Omar Rodríguez-López (The Mars Volta),  and Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens Of The Stone Age) and four exclusive TC TonePrints that focus on trailblazing new sonic territory.

The four TonePrints TC Electronic exclusively customized for this package are: Spatial Indulgence, a modulated Reverb TonePrint using the Cathedral setting in combination with the TriChorus. It is designed for longer Reverbs, but works great with shorter times too. Stratosfear, a heavy modulated Reverb Toneprint using the Club setting in combination with the Advanced Flanger. Rampage, an interesting TonePrint that uses the Vibrato Latch type and RingMod, which combines very short delay times with extreme amounts of feedback to create a pseudo ring modulator effect. Use the delay time knob to fine tune the effect and the feedback control to control the intensity of the effect.

Leading the artist TonePrints in the Fuel For Creativity package are two exciting new delay TonePrints by Omar Rodríguez-López (The Mars Volta) named David, The Dogs! and Baby Lemonade. Other Toneprints include Troy van Leeuwen's very ambient Quick Slap Toneprint, his dark Warble Tape Toneprint and a twisted version of an old Twin Reverb sound called Vibrato Spring. Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo contributes with two versions of his Delay Trails TonePrint, one a very warm tape delay, the other one a more extreme version with 700 MS of delay time. Renowned session musician and Depeche Mode collaborator Knox Chandler adds his Toxic Delay TonePrint, a take on the classic TC 2290 with a mind of its own, and his Toxic Verb Twister Toneprint, a reverb that is an instrument of it's own and responds very well to live tweaking.

Experimental guitarist Grand Baton adds his great Shimmer Delay TonePrint, a delay that gets brighter and brighter as the repeats die out, and his signature take on flange, the Grand Baton Flanger TonePrint, a flange sound characterized by  a very slow modulation. David Bowie guitarist and tone alchemist Reeves Gabrels adds his Ambient Delay TonePrint, a very haunting and ethereal sound, his Standard Vibrato and Latch Vibrato TonePrints, two great versions of Shaker Vibrato and his Les Pauls Ether Dream flanger TonePrint - a sound beyond description, but one that's sure to excite guitarists everywhere.

Finally, Guns'n'Roses guitarist Bumblefoot adds a whopping of 18 signature TonePrints, 5 for Flashback Delay, 5 for Corona Chorus, 5 for Vortex Flanger and 3 for Shaker Vibrato. Adding his twisted sense of humor, keen sense of sound and great instinct for tones to this mix rounds out an already impressive package and gives it diversity and depth.




Issue #74

Jim Root

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