Effects Essentials

Effects pedals or devices to alter the sound of your bass
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Re: Effects Essentials

Post by timi » Mon Jun 14, 2010 12:35 pm

DI to FOH and really good on stage foldbacks or in ears for monitoring. Getting more and more common.

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Re: Effects Essentials

Post by pins » Mon Jun 14, 2010 6:26 pm

Would certainly make for a quick set up and less shite to cart around !!!! :D

Turn up with Bass, plug lead into DI,plug in "in ears", ready,set, go :lol:

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Re: Effects Essentials

Post by sonicfantom » Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:15 pm

Yeah, the sound guy doesn't like it. He only lets the guitarist off because DI'd overdrive is absolute hell to the ears.

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Re: Effects Essentials

Post by T-Dub » Tue Jun 15, 2010 12:50 am

Personally, I think that there are cool things to explore effects-wise for bass.
I used to be a tuner only type of bass player. Now I like to explore textures a lot more, and use of space.

My essentials are:
Tuner (pitchblack)
Fuzz (musket
Distortion (mudhoney/rat)
Octave (pog2)
Delay (dmm)
Compressor (?)

Then again I'm trying different things than most, trying to make space and depth in a proggy 3 piece.

Most other stuff I bring a tuner :D

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Re: Effects Essentials

Post by ryla » Thu Jun 24, 2010 4:38 pm

I dont use effects - i have a chorus which i never use - would like to try an octaver and envelope filter and jensen DI but, then again, no.

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