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These battles over creativity, keyboards, and Eddie’s status as a guitar hero continued into the 1980s. The guitarist penned some songs from 1981’s ‘Fair Warning,’ like “Hear About It Later,” on piano, even though he’d play them on guitar on the album. He did, however, sell the band and Templeman on an evil-sounding instrumental called ‘Sunday Afternoon in the Park,’ which saw Van Halen utilize an Electro-Harmonix Micro-Synthesizer for the track.more
Annie states that she uses this pedal for sustain during an interview for GuitarWorld. "I think I was using an Electro-Harmonix Micro Synth. The new generation of Micro Synth has a lot of sustain. I used sustain on the record for things like the solo in “Rattlesnake,” which is all on one string. Just a big slidey thing."more
Interviewed by Total Guitar, Andrew Stockdale talks about the Micro Synth that he used in such songs as Apple Tree and Joker: > “We’d hook up the vintage Micro Synthesizers, back from when they used to be massive, like two squared feet, colourful pedals. We daisy-chained about three on some songs! We used a phaser on the intro for Joker; I think people should be able to pick that one up pretty easily." -Andrew Stockdalemore
"Although Gillespie and Mani allude to a mountain of pedals and gear housed within Bonker, Innes claims to not remember what any of it's called. But whether it's coy secretiveness or early signs of Alzheimer's, Innes lets a few cats out of the bag. His favorite box is the Electro-Harmonix Micro Synthesizer. "more
My guitar goes into a Lehle D.Loop SgoS Effect Looper/Switcher, which has two loops. Loop A contains a Prescription Electronics Experience Octave/Fuzz, a Dunlop wah, a Boss OD- 2 Turbo OverDrive, and a Rat distortion. Loop B contains a Boss DD-5 Digital Delay, an Alesis Bitrman ModFX multi-effects processor, a Z.Vex Fuzz Factory, and an Electro- Harmonix Micro Synthesizer.more