Does anyone know how Adrian Belew did this guitar solo

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2012/10/09 01:29:57 (permalink)

Does anyone know how Adrian Belew did this guitar solo

Anyone know what kind of thing is going on here? Around 2:40 onwards in the Talking Heads tune "Born Under Punches." Great solo. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilcD1fHcGB0



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    offnote
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    Re:Does anyone know how Adrian Belew did this guitar solo 2012/10/09 02:37:56 (permalink)
    how do you know it's a guitar? sound to me like synth trigger maybe with a guitar but not necessarily.
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    Re:Does anyone know how Adrian Belew did this guitar solo 2012/10/09 02:49:27 (permalink)
    There's some kind of synthification going on to the sound, but it's definitely Adrien Belew on guitar. He did some pretty wacky stuff. 
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    Re:Does anyone know how Adrian Belew did this guitar solo 2012/10/09 03:45:34 (permalink)
    I have to say very interesting rhythm.

    BTW I didn't know they had sexy bassists..
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TP4P786Au48&feature=related
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    Re:Does anyone know how Adrian Belew did this guitar solo 2012/10/09 08:43:08 (permalink)
    I'm watching the whole concert now (might as well, that wasp in my bedroom is keeping me up anyway).

    Belew almost sounds like he's got a Sustainiac going, but I don't think they were around in 1980!

     
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    Re:Does anyone know how Adrian Belew did this guitar solo 2012/10/09 08:52:16 (permalink)


    I think it's a combination of the sort of stuff you find in Guitar Rig "Components" modifiers.

    Things like the step sequencer and LFO etc.


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    Re:Does anyone know how Adrian Belew did this guitar solo 2012/10/09 10:08:12 (permalink)
    I have to say very interesting rhythm.

    BTW I didn't know they had sexy bassists..


    The drummer and the bass player of the Talking Heads (husband and wife) went on to form the Tom Tom Club.

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    Re:Does anyone know how Adrian Belew did this guitar solo 2012/10/09 10:35:31 (permalink)
    Talk about having backups for everything!  Two percusionists, two guitars, two keyboardists, two bass players, etc.!

    (Only one Adrian required though. )

     
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    Re:Does anyone know how Adrian Belew did this guitar solo 2012/10/09 10:42:54 (permalink)
    I'm always blown away by the sound on Talking Heads records of that era, it just seems so focused, open and dynamic. And "Stop Making Sense" is I notice on Bob Katz's "Honor Roll of Dynamic Recordings."
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