Gizmotron vs Chromatic Vocal Loops

Been working out I’m Not In Love by 10CC in a lesson recently and did some research on the weird sounds on this hit song. Turns out the weird cello sound on the middle and end sections is an ancient guitar effect called a gizmotron, invented by members of the band and the amazing vocal sound was created by multitracking single notes, looping them (on tape – this is old school) and them just fading in each individual note as needed. Watch the videos to learn more…

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Songwriter/Singer from Nottingham, UK. My 2nd EP, Everything In The World Is Fighting Everything In The Sky, is out now. I'm blogging (& podcasting) through the entire Beatles catalogue at Beatles Songwriting Academy. In my spare time I wish I had some spare time.
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