Stage Set Ups, Effect Pedals, Looping, and more Tech Talk

What started as a simple "Stage Set Up" question quickly devolved into pedals, looping dos and don'ts, and the crews personal tech preferences. Aldrine also answers a question about complimenting your voice with your uke, and revealing some future touring plans.

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Questions Asked this Week:
1:20 Can you tell us about your stage Set ups?

1:50 Aaron's Set Up

3:25 Aldrine's Set Up

7:40 Why Aldrine doesn't use Pedals

14:30 Looping

18:00 Why Aldrine doesn't like Chorus Pedals

29:15 When do you use XLR or the 1/4 inch output on your DI?

32:10 Our Live stream and Video Set up

37:25 What Pickup do you use?

43:40 Aldrine explains why he likes Active Pickups over Passive Pickups

49:00 Should my Ukulele compliment or contrast my singing Voice?

52:55 Will you be touring the Midwest?

57:00 How do we find out where you will be touring?

58:00 Live Lesson Songwriting Challenge Reminder

References/resources for this video:

Abe's Ukulele Podcast - Jack and the Vox
Abe's Ukulele Podcast - Effects Pedals for the Ukulele
Website - Para Acoustic DI (Aaron's DI)
Website - Taylor GS Mini (Aaron's Guitar)
Website - LR Baggs Anthem SL (Aaron's Pickup)
Website - LR Baggs Venue DI (Aldrine's DI)

Youtube - Aldrine playing his uke with a Cell Phone
Youtube - Victoria Vox Looping
Youtube - Jake talking about his Pedals
Youtube - Jake Looping
Youtube - Jake playing Dragon without loops

Website - Boss RC-20XL Loop Station (Kahai's Loop Pedal)
Masterclass - Imua's Pedals
Youtube - Ed Sheeran Looping
Website - Boss RC-30 Loop Station (Aldrine's Loop Pedal)
Uke Lesson - Escape (Aldrine uses loops in the Play-Along)
TLL Podcast #34 – Loop! There It Is
Live Lesson Replay - Aldrine Explains the Basics of Looping
Youtube - Kirby Keough Looping
Youtube - Mike Love Looping
Youtube - Karlie Looping

Youtube - KT Tunstall Looping
Youtube - Cavetown Looping
Ukulele Challenge - Fool (Cavetown)

Website - Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 (Our Live Stream Audio Interface)
Website - Radial JDI (DI for our Live Videos)
Website - Other Radial DIs
Uke Lesson - I Kona with Steven Espaniola
Website - Great River ME-1NV DI
Website - Avalon DI and Preamps
TLL Podcast #57 – Amples and Oranges Talking about Expensive Cables

Website - Kanile` Pickups
Website - Fishman Matrix Natural 1
Website - Fishman Infinity
Website - LR Baggs Pickups
Website - MiSi Pickups
Uke Minutes - How to Install a Pickup

Live Lesson - Replay (Aldrine Demos different pickups with different DIs)
Youtube - Parks and Recreation Burger Cook Off
Youtube - Dominator, Aldrine and Ryan Playing Together

Website - Brown Country Ukulele Festival
Website - Allegheny Ukulele Soirée

UU+ Forum - Live Lesson Songwriting Challenge Megathread (Submit Your Songs Here)
Wikipedia - Haupia

Register for the Ukulele Underground Retreat
Live Lesson Podcast Archive
Old Live Lesson Archive (August 7th, 2014 - March 1st, 2018)

Aloha Friday Jam Live
Aloha Friday Jam Replays

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Live Lesson Questions in the UU+ Forum
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