Techniques

Hot Hand®

Using the Hot Hand MIDI-EXP with Other Pedals

Jesse Remignanti uses the various modes of the MIDI-EXP to manipulate pitch shifts, delay/reverb sounds, and more with the Hot Hand motion sensor. For this video, Jesse uses the MIDI-EXP to control a Digitech Whammy and a Line 6 Pod.

Hot Hand Technique for Guitars

The most common application when using Hot Hand with guitar it to place the ring on either the 2nd or 3rd finger. However, the thumb is also surprisingly effective particularly when it is used to pluck the strings. This video gives a good sense of how it can be done. Special thanks to Kevin North (ala Kevy Nova) of B Street Music in San Mateo, CA for pioneering the technique while playing Hot Hand for the first time.

Use of Hot Hand Thumb with the Line 6 Pod XT Live

It is possible to use Hot Hand to control many boxes that accept an EXPRESSION INPUT signal. This document describes how Hot Hand can be used to control the effects embedded in the Line 6 POD XT Live. Note that Hot Hand has beeneffectively used with all of the MoogerFooger effects pedals from Moog.

In the companion video, Daniela Marquez, keyboardist and Hot Hand product specialist, demonstrates the use of Hot Hand with keyboards.

Use of Hot Hand with Keyboards

Hot Hand can be very effectively used in a variety of keyboard applications. Since Hot Hand products are configured at the factory primarily for guitar use, this document describes the simple changes recommended for use with keyboards. Many other topics are addressed including playing techniques and recommended effect types for creating a variety of different sounds.

In the companion video, Daniela Marquez, keyboardist and Hot Hand product specialist, demonstrates the use of Hot Hand with keyboards.