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Chris Ryall

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Re: Bellows Shake
« Reply #20 on: May 06, 2016, 05:01:00 PM »

OK - not the classic (and to my ear a bit cliche) PA bellows shake, but because melodeon produces different notes, and we can also bring in a 2 note left end I feel melodeon has an edge in this.

I didn't use it much playing tunes, but very much admired what eg Derek the nutter did, as posted here.

Presently I'm very much into song - it is more or less indispensible! It propels rhythmic songs fantastically, as as I like Bb and Cm for my lyrical stuff, it is the best way to suggest eg awkward Ab or Fm chords and others I couldn't actually name, but sound right, without actually 'playing' them. This on 3 row.

So count me in. But we are very much in "use the Force" territory here?
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Re: Bellows Shake
« Reply #21 on: May 18, 2016, 03:58:40 PM »

This YouTube video demonstrates my interpretation and application of the pulsing technique referred to in the original post (as played by Paul Earwicker).
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