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That Pedal Show made me do it

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That Pedal Show

Sequence:
01. Peterson Stomp Classic Strobe Tuner
02. Morley – M2 Wah
03. MXR M173 Classic 108 Fuzz
04. Resonant Electronics Field Effects Acceleron Fuzz
05. JDM Pedals Fuzz 292
06. Electro Harmonix Pitch Fork Polyphonic Pitch Shifter + M-Audio EXP
07. Keeley X Pedals Super Bass X compressor
08. Resonant Electronics Field Effects Graviton Boost
09. Caline CP-24 10-band EQ
10. ProCo ‘Vintage Rat’ distortion
11. Zvex Double Rock distortion/boost
12. Resonant Electronics Field Effects Manifold Drive
13. Electro Harmonix – Op-Amp Big Muff Pi Distortion Sustainer
14. Electro Harmonix – Soul Food Distortion Fuzz Overdrive
15. Electro Harmonix Neo Clone analog chorus
16. Electro Harmonix Neo Mistress flanger
17. MXR – M290 Phase 95 Dual Phaser
18. LovePedal Hermida EPH-3 Tape Sim Delay
19. Boss HM-2 Heavy Metal Distortion Pedal

-Mosky – C8 Powerstation

MoonBlog 54.6

MoonBlog 54.6

As someone who is in the experiment well over 11 years, and providing my own Transit/Lunar Cycle service, I find the Transit Tool provided by myBodyGraph very advanced, very elaborate too. Maybe even too advanced for beginners.

However, there is so much functionality in it, some obvious by just clicking here and there, some perhaps not so obvious.

So is it for beginners? Yes and no, for some it will be an online honey pot and resource of incredible information, for others it might be a nerd fest of overwhelm.

At the same time, the information that is provided, like all Retrograde Planets, and when they start or end doing so, and other statistics, the live view is fascinating.

Over time one will use a few key functions I presume, you may gravitate towards some different ones than I would, and because it is so elaborate and vast this is all possible.

When having access to Steps 2 and 3 on just one chart, but then not having that same access in the Transit Tool is unfortunate and only overcome by buying the unlimited access.

And sometimes I end up in another information layer I need to remind myself to click the exit cross on the right and come back to the big overview of menus again, where I can then play again with which information to show:
Themes, keynotes and Lines under Planetary Activations
Keynotes, Not-Self Keynotes, Not-Self Questions under Centers
Keynotes under Channels
Elaborate Ordering options under Gates
The many, many ‘hover mouse over’ information baloons

And once activating some of the many options in the ‘show’ menu under the Moon Cycle, another vast bank of info opens up to play with, which I enjoy very much, which I can imagine any beginner struggling with, but starting out with selecting and deselecting which options to show, may help there indeed.

The Ephemeris part did not phase me that much, but can imagine other people have a field day looking forwards or back to certain events, although limited to the years 1900 – 2060. Ok I tried actually and got from December 31st 1899 until May 30st of 2061 😉

Add on: What is odd to me and may confuse others, is the use of the blue and green color. In the MMI, when making a Transit Chart, what is Resonant or you, becomes Green and what forms a Channel (Harmonic) is Blue. In this tool it is the other way around.

Do check out the descriptions and screenshots here: https://www.mybodygraph.com/shop/product/transit-tool before buying, to see if it tickles you funny, or perhaps not.

A big thanks to Pontus Erik Karlsson (5/1 Reflector) from https://www.thekeytoyourself.com for being paramount in the idea, development and implementation of this online resource.
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Resonant Electronic Field Effects

I once had a Chase Bliss Audio ‘Brothers’ pedal, which has a JFET Boost, Drive and Fuzz pedal and also an IC Fuzz, Drive and Boost pedal all in one and then choose to run those IC and JFET either A>B, B>A, or Parallel, and then with 33 total routing configurations.

But one had to choose between Fuzz, Drive and Boost on each side. And I really liked all 3 individual effects on the JFET side of the pedal. So now I’m sourcing the 3 individual pedals of that JFET side being the ‘Graviton Boost’, ‘Manifold Drive’ and ‘Acceleron Fuzz’ Field Effects by Resonant Electronic Design

There is no way to get to peace through the Maia

“You just can’t. One has to be brought to juxtaposition – to see that you play two roles, live a duality, and have two separate lives in one.

We live out the mechanical life, and have no choice in that whatsoever. The field of light gives the impression that there is nothing but choice – everything in the Maia is about choice, all these choices.

Just because you know this and live your strategy, you don’t escape the Maia, but live in it seamlessly, because when you then understand the mechanics of the Maia, it becomes seamless. Then you can have the other side of the juxtaposition by being aware of your helplessness. Wait for what you need to come to you, despite what the mirror shows.

Then you get to live out both sides. We are two-faced beings and are always in these two different realms at the same time.

You don’t need to struggle in the light.

You’ll never find reassurance there.

You can only get that from the mechanical side.” – Ra Uru Hu

The same personality crystal…

“… goes from vehicle after vehicle, and doesn’t have any relationship to those vehicles.

It is about seeing what it is to be in play, but not identified with being player. Then one can accept juxtaposition and accept whatever happens.

There are inner mechanics to live by, and the outside is just what it is – a movie, a passing scene, but you are not one with that. To be juxtaposed, you can’t be one with that.

The yin and yang can make love, but still two remain.

We’re always going to have juxtaposition, as it is the dynamic tension that creates life.”

– Ra Uru Hu

JDM Pedals Fuzz 292

The key to our Custom Silicon Fuzz Pedal “Fuzz 292″ is a 3-way voicing switch; treble-boosted fuzz, a standard moderate gain voicing, and high gain fuzz-fever freakout. So at the flick of a switch, the Fuzz 292 changes it’s overall character and how it reacts to your picking and guitar volume knob adjustments.

In addition to the (naturally necessary) volume control and 3-way voicing switch, we’ve added a tone and gain control.

– The “bias” control shapes the character of the fuzz, bending the sound from a smooth, overdrive-like fuzz into a gated, “ripping velcro” fuzz tone (a la some of Homme’s best solo tones in QOTSA.)

– The “Gain” control acts just like the volume pot on your guitar – for a fuzz, this means it smooths the tone, providing a more overdrive-like quality. Or crank it for a blast of 60’s/70’s retro fuzz fry!
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