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Discussion in 'Bass Pedals, Effects & Preamps' started by Bassist4Eris, Jan 26, 2018.

  1. DiMarco

    DiMarco nutcase Good Vibe Sponsor

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    I sold my dug pedal. It turned all my basses into the same sound. It sounded good but colored too much. My basses lost their character.
     
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  2. Bassist4Eris

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    There are some cool pedals in this video, but I don't think the guy in the video understands that you can't really play a bass in the lowest register through one of these things and expect it to produce a defined pitch. They only track just so far down and then it's just noise.

    That said, it's not a bad overview. I really liked the EBS. I'm currently running a Boss OC-2. Everybody says it's better than the OC-3, but I really liked the "drive" sound in the OC-3.

     
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    Aguilar Octamizer is my main and most used FX pedal beyond my tuner.
     
  4. Bassist4Eris

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    Want! Badly! Really, really, really badly!

     
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    jester ocdemon Moderator

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    Congrats on your next pedal!

    Damn, watching this I kinda want it too.
     
  6. PaulS

    PaulS Supporting Member Good Vibe Sponsor

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    Lol nice Human League riff he plays there.
    BTW can someone recommend a cheap reliable expression pedal?
     
  7. Nachobassman

    Nachobassman Bass, Tapas, and Rn´R!

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    Hahahahahaa... I was going to post the same pedal... I'm a full grown adult rocker but I love bass-synth pedals.
     
  8. Bassist4Eris

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    I keep buying them and then not using them. I currently have a Digitech Bass Synth Wah and a Boss SYB-5 collecting dust, along with a Source Audio Multiwave Bass Distortion which I bought due to its "synthiness". This one will probably meet the same fate eventually, LOL. I play mostly funk, so it's not unthinkable for me to use a synth pedal live, but I keep getting results I like better just by combining the more conventional effects I already have on my board.

    The Digitech is actually kind of cool. It's not a true synth, but combines fuzz, octave, and wah in various ways to get that sound. It has a pretty reasonable straight autowah sound hiding in it, and the octave tracks really well too.

    I once had an opportunity to get a really good deal on a Markbass Super Synth, and I do regret passing it up, but I already have the Compressore on my board, and that takes up enough real estate as it is.
     
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    Nachobassman Bass, Tapas, and Rn´R!

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    Nachobassman Bass, Tapas, and Rn´R!

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    I don't remember if I said this before, but I'd love to put my paws on one of this Diabolik dirtbox

     
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    That thing sounds sick!
     
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    Nachobassman Bass, Tapas, and Rn´R!

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    Sick AND thick, both I like in a fuzz.
     
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    This video makes me want to check out the MXR Bass Pre.

     
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    Certainly sounds very nice
     
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    $535!
     
  17. Bassist4Eris

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    $170 over here. Maybe $125 used.

    EDIT: I thought you were talking about the MXR Bass Pre.

    The Bass Synth Wah is actually also mostly listing for around $125 US on Ebay.
     
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    For me the EHX wins this battle by a mile. Add it to the list!

     
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    I like the MXR Phase 90- the cursive script reissue or the 1974 model. I just haven't gotten the best results from chorusing or flanging. Mind you it's not something I use that often.
    Do you bi-amp by chance? I've thought about doing that with a slight delay on one of the channels to create a subtle chorusing effect.
     
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    Sort of like the bass in this Dolby song-

     
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