OK, so I did use the search feature, I couldn’t find exactly what I was looking for, perhaps I missed it.
So, I want to try something that I’m sure some of you already have, or are currently doing.
One of the bands I play in has just a single guitarist, and as almost always happens, when he heads of into “noodle land” a fair bit of the song drops away with him. My other band had this issue, but a second guitarist fixed that…but with this band, having a second guitarist is a “no fly zone”. (long story)
Normally I can keep it together quite well, but there are times…
What I’m thinking about doing is, picking up something like a Radial BigShot ABY box, and splitting my signal, with one signal running through my usual FX, then into my bass rig, and the other signal running into a guitar rig. I have a Fender Twin, but I’m not going to gamble with that…I’ll probably grab an old Peavey 212 Combo to experiment with.
The questions I have are.
What should I put “in line” into the guitar amp to help cut some of the more damaging bass frequencies? EQ Pedal maybe? Some sort of preamp? (I’d rather not have to deal with any kind of a rack mount crossover).
What pedal/s could I try that will give me “overdriven guitar like tone”? Maybe a small multi FX type unit?
I won’t be “effect dancing” on the guitar side of things, I just want a nice overdriven “set it and forget it” tone, as I’ll probably only engage it during solos.
So, I guess to sum it up, can this be done? Can it be done with useful results?
I understand I won’t be able to get a “Faux Rhythm Guitarist”, but I’m hoping to at least get some useable tones to fill some of that sonic void.