Classic Rock Trio - Effects Suggestions

Classic Rock Trio - Effects Suggestions

Postby ampig » Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:36 pm

Me and some former mates are forming a classic rock trio. This is my first electric three piece endaevor. I'm expecting that some type of effect will be useful and maybe necessary. I want to keep things simple. Thinking of maybe one of those multi effect POD thingies. Any suggestions?

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Re: Classic Rock Trio - Effects Suggestions

Postby steveonbass » Wed Jan 04, 2012 7:59 pm

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Re: Classic Rock Trio - Effects Suggestions

Postby GonzoBass » Wed Jan 04, 2012 8:53 pm

The Bass POD XT Live floorboard has tons of stuff
and if you download the Line 6 Monkey software from their site,
all the pedals come up on the comp screen
so you can (virtually) tweak knobs in real time instead of "program".

Way cool...


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Re: Classic Rock Trio - Effects Suggestions

Postby ghiadub » Wed Jan 04, 2012 10:04 pm

Envelope effects can be cool, more subtle stuff like chorus can work in a trio where it might get lost in a bigger band.

Not that I am great with effects or anything, but near as I can tell, the trick is using the effects in a musical way.
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Re: Classic Rock Trio - Effects Suggestions

Postby Jerry » Thu Jan 05, 2012 6:03 pm

Trios are fun for effects, I pull stuff on and of my board all the time, but I usually have at least a Chorus, Octave, Filter and Overdrive of some kind on my board.
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Re: Classic Rock Trio - Effects Suggestions

Postby Cheap Bass Tard » Fri Jan 06, 2012 7:53 am

What Jerry said, but I'd add either a flanger or phaser.

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Re: Classic Rock Trio - Effects Suggestions

Postby Rhian Batson » Sat Jan 07, 2012 9:39 am

Overdrive - reverb - phase

and if you get to take a solo


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