A young Roger Troutman and his family band Zapp created a song called “More Bounce To The Ounce” featuring a lead talkbox performance played with a Moog synthesizer. This Bootsy Collins produced funk classic caught the world’s attention, and skyrocketed Zapp and Roger’s career.Who is Mr Talkbox on the Talkstar?
THE TEST - Nashville With the TalkStar professional talkbox finally ready for launch, creator and spokesman Fingazz traveled across the country to Nashville, TN, home of the Grammy Award-winning talkbox extrordonaire Byron “Mr. Talkbox” Chambers. In the plush...What do you need to know about a talkbox?
If you don’t know what a talkbox is, or have some idea but not a full understanding, let’s start from the beginning. The talkbox is an effect that allows a musician to affect the sound of their instrument and shape it into actual words, creating the magical sound of a singing guitar or synthesizer.Who was the first person to use the talkbox?
Superstars like Joe Walsh, Peter Frampton, and Pete Townshend made talkbox world-famous in the early 70’s. Then in 1972 the legendary Stevie Wonder found it and used it with a keyboard on TV performances like Sesame Street and The David Frost Show.