audience reaction pedal

Discussion in 'Mixing & Song Critique' started by bodhirayo, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. bodhirayo

    bodhirayo Guest

    Hi Folks,
    This post is pretty much a shameless plug for a high quality audience reaction pedal developed by my friend Jim Showker here in Eugene, Oregon. I created the web site, for this rugged stereo foot pedal and I'd like to help Jim get the word out. Apologies if I have chosen an inappropriate venue.
    In gratitude,
    Bodhi Goforth
    Eugene, OR.
  2. Space

    Space Well-Known Member

    Jun 26, 2007
    Kind of an anemic website, as a vehicle to inform the public, imo. No user testimonials, no money back guarantee, heck I couldn't even buy one! And I need to adjust the level on my audience reaction ;)

    Maybe Billy Mays can help you guys out?
  3. Kapt.Krunch

    Kapt.Krunch Well-Known Member

    Nov 21, 2005
    OK...I'm stumped. :? You got me.

    What the freak is an "audience reaction pedal", and what does it have to do with a dual volume pedal....and why would anyone want something that big and bulky to gouge their ankles, anyway?

    And those "Delrin" to metal gears...wise choice.

    This IS a spoof...right?

  4. Link555

    Link555 Well-Known Member

    Mar 31, 2007
    North Vancouver
    I have to agree without seeing it, the Delrin to metal sounds like a bad idea.
  5. moonbaby

    moonbaby Mmmmmm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2005
    This would have been great back when audience reaction (aka "laugh tracks") were "played" by a weird keyboard-type machine using tapes (like a Mellotron). These days, I think there are other ways to do this... :lol:
    Having said this, I watched a broadcast sound mixer in a FOX truck during the Superbowl. He could have used a couple of those pedals the way he was grabbing at knobs and pushing faders with pencils! And I have a modified Ernie Ball stereo volume pedal a friend of mine made a little MIDI box for. Now the EB can transmit MIDI controller data to my Lexicon LXP to vary the reverb/FX levels for my live mixing. And it's a helluvalot less clunky than the box shown on that site!
  6. Davedog

    Davedog Distinguished Member

    Dec 10, 2001
    Pacific NW
    I forgive you for posting this shill here simply because you're from Eugene and that in itself begs for forgiveness.
  7. moonbaby

    moonbaby Mmmmmm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2005
    Is that why Pink Floyd wrote that song, "Watch Out for That Axe, Eugene!"???
  8. bodhirayo

    bodhirayo Guest

    Ouch... :oops: Touché Davedog...
    Feeling chastened, but grateful for your patience...
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