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What is the difference between a normal Wah and a ROTATION Wah???

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Terrorstorm, Jul 31, 2005.


  1. TheEmptyCell

    TheEmptyCell Bearded Dingwall Enthusiast

    Jul 16, 2005
    Syracuse, NY
    Looks crazy, but I think it's meant to simulate a rotating speaker.
     
  2. xan

    xan

    Sep 10, 2004
    Perth, Australia
    damn that thing is massive!
     
  3. The seller told me: It sounds like the "leslie" effect from the 70's! Never heard of a Leslie Effect! Does somebody know what this is ???

    thank you
     
  4. PunkerTrav

    PunkerTrav

    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA
    He's referring to the Leslie rotating speaker which was so very popular with the B3 crowd. One of the greatest sounds in music, IMO.
     
  5. xan

    xan

    Sep 10, 2004
    Perth, Australia
    yeah theres quite a dew leslie simulators going around, most of them would be smaller than that but dont have the expression pedal built in. this one is supposed to be ok: http://www.musictoyz.com/guitar/pedals/dls.php - it has expression pedal input.
     
  6. Is there any sound demo or tune where I can hear this Leslie rotating speaker?
     
  7. xan

    xan

    Sep 10, 2004
    Perth, Australia
    i think towards the end of hendrix: voodoo child there is a little bit of leslie effect (dunlop rotovibe) i think.
     
  8. Thanks!
     
  9. loendmaestro

    loendmaestro

    Jan 15, 2004
    Vienna VA
    Cliff Burton's intro/bass solo from "Orion" is through a Leslie...