[Harp-L] Got my DM-48!

Michael Rubin michaelrubinharmonica@xxxxx
Tue May 2 11:54:17 EDT 2017

I am having fun with mine as well.  So far I have just been running through
sounds and not setting up the parameters.  Currently I am using my Iphone 6
garage band.

We should Skype soon and compare notes, if you are willing.  Give me a
month to explore.
Michael Rubin

On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 10:51 AM, David Fairweather <dmf273 at xxxxx> wrote:

> My DM-48 arrived!   Out of the box it was too sensitive for my playing
> style.  I was triggering adjacent notes by accident.  But after tweaking
> some of its parameters its playabllity for me has been greatly improved.
> This harmonica is truly revolutionary.  I'm particularly enjoying the top
> button which can be used for trilling (to any note interval you choose! I'm
> finding 1-1/2 step trills to be bluesy and fun).  Or you can set it to
> manual bending.
> Mouth bending is tricky.  Its controlled by volume, not oral cavity
> shaping,  and although its got some adjustable parameters, I'm still having
> trouble with finding the right settings for me.  They've made it clear its
> never going to bend like a diatonic.   But with some tweaking I think it
> may be more bendable than an ordinary chromatic.
> I'm finding that my "Blind Owl" style of throat stutter vibrato actually
> works quite well on this harp.
> And of course the first thing I did was plug in Fourkey "LeGato" tuning.
> It can store 8 different tunings in memory.   What fun!
> I'm still having a bit of trouble getting it to play with my DAW of choice
> (Presonus Studio One 3 in a Windows environment.)   But following the
> instructions for setting it up with REASON and Acoustic Electro Waves
> wasn't too hard.
> If anyone else is using it in a Windows environment on something other than
> Reason/Acoustic Electro Waves,  please let me know what your setup is.
> Thanks!

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