02-08-2013 10:37 AM
To go against the grain a little:
A multi-effect pedal could cause effects overload. Early in my playing, exposure to multi-fx (admitidly the far inferior MFX of years ago) turned me off of effects for over a decade. It's hard to get below the surface and really learn how to use something (and see if it fits) when you have too many options.
It might be better to buy one high quality effect; delay (like Phil suggested) would be a good start. There are really nice delays in the 150ish range both analog and digital. Then keep the pedal turned on for two weeks straight or so, while you really learn how to use it, how it reacts to its guitar and amp, and ultimately incorporate it into your sound.
02-08-2013 02:39 PM
One thing I'd like to know is what sort of amp you have. Does it have any effects built in like reverb or tremolo? Is it a tube amp?
I've got this Ampeg BA115 bass amp. I got it a long time ago, when i was a bassist, and some friends needed me for a show and i needed a real amp.
I've also got a little 8" Peavey practice amp, and i got my brothers old small fender amp working, but my best and most used is the Ampeg.
02-09-2013 09:24 AM - edited 02-09-2013 09:24 AM
Get a cheap delay pedal.
02-09-2013 10:17 AM
02-09-2013 10:50 AM - edited 02-09-2013 10:55 AM
I'd also go with a delay and / or a phaser. The phaser gives you some subtle colour to the sound and the delay gives it some depth and stretches out some new possibilities. Maybe try a DD7 delay (Boss) or a TC Flashback, and an MXR / Boss phaser. Also keep it simple, in reality you only need 2-3 effects in a working setup, don't over-complicate the situation with a multieffect..
02-09-2013 12:21 PM
02-09-2013 02:54 PM
Fuck off. SAL is a good dude, and we're actually friends in the real world.
02-09-2013 06:39 PM
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