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3 must have pedals for rock and roll

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by boomboom4200, Dec 22, 2013.


  1. classic rock band,some funky stuff,some blues,current set up is ampeg svtIIIpro,fender usa deluxe p 410 cab,g50 wireless,polytune,tech 21 vt bass deluxe,any help is greatly appreciated,
     
  2. DionClassic

    DionClassic

    Feb 15, 2012
    What exactly do you need help with? Are you looking to add pedals to your set up or asking if your current setup suffices?
     
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  4. Matt Dean

    Matt Dean Supporting Member

    Jan 2, 2007
    SF (North) Bay Area
    filter–distortion/fuzz–phaser
     
  5. gregmon79

    gregmon79 I did it for the muff... Supporting Member

    Od/dist, chorus and an octave. Cant go wrong with those for rock n blues. Especially the OD and or dist.
     
  6. hsech

    hsech Wish I could afford one of those. Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 27, 2012
    Central Iowa
    Who uses pedals?
     
  7. Mudfuzz

    Mudfuzz

    Apr 3, 2004
    WA...
    People that use pedals.
     
  8. Mudfuzz

    Mudfuzz

    Apr 3, 2004
    WA...
    I agree. Although depending on personal taste or what songs you play you might want a flanger or chorus.
     
  9. skwee

    skwee

    Apr 2, 2010
    Minneapolis
    You need a flanger, a fuzz pedal, and a compressor.
     
  10. seanm

    seanm I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize!

    Feb 19, 2004
    Ottawa, Canada
    You can get away with no pedals in a classic rock band. So get whatever you need for the funky stuff.
     
  11. Gearhead17

    Gearhead17 Supporting Member

    May 4, 2006
    Arlington Heights, IL
    I don't think you need anything else here. You have a pretty good setup.
     
  12. 1) Tuner,
    2) Over drive/ distortion/ fuzz
    3) Chorus/ flanger/ phaser
     
  13. thedane

    thedane

    Sep 25, 2011
    Once I got a proper motorized bass I don't use the pedals anymore.
     
  14. AaronVonRock

    AaronVonRock

    Feb 22, 2013
    Bangkok
    OD/Dist/Fuzz
    Chorus/Flanger
    Octave

    You can do a lot of cool things with those three pedals.
     
  15. lundborg

    lundborg

    Apr 8, 2008

    +1

    I use

    Tuner
    EH bassballs (envelope filter and fuzz)
    Flanger (usually set as chorus)
     

  16. Agreed.
     
  17. sk8

    sk8

    May 10, 2007
    United Kingdom
    This
     
  18. HMZ

    HMZ Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2003
    USA-Mineola
  19. I find the only must have non-tuner pedal is some kind of dirty/coloring preamp like the vt bass, so you can get a nice sound even when you're using the boring sounding house amp at the venue. Octave and envelope filter are a lot of fun, though.
     
  20. aquamentus

    aquamentus Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2005
    Keokuk, IA
  21. BigBassBob

    BigBassBob

    Jul 17, 2005
    Wales, UK
    I'd say an overdrive/dirt, a compressor and possibly a fuzz (or envelope filter for the funky stuff.)
     



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