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Bowie: My Scandalous Confession

Consider this a milestone: It took David Bowie's death, and a number of coincidences, to turn me into a fan. I, unreconstructable Rock & Roll fiend that I am, was largely indifferent to Bowie's oeuvre until recently. I saw David Bowie live, only once, in New Jersey, on 03 August 1987. Peter Frampton was playing guitar on this tour, and I was at least as eager to see Frampton as I was Bowie since it had been a long time between sightings.

How the Eventide Harmonizer Expanded the Possibilities of Sound

As the world’s first commercially available pitch-changing device, the H910 Harmonizer made it possible for artists to change the pitch of a sound without also changing its duration. By simply turning a knob, 30 seconds of electric guitar played in A minor could, for example, become 30 seconds of electric guitar played in C major. And that was only the beginning.