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Compression

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Jimi G, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. Jimi G

    Jimi G

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    Hi All,
    Which compression pedal do you use in your live rig, and where is it positioned among your other pedals?
  2. TXLawDawg

    TXLawDawg Put some stank on it... Supporting Member

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    Aguilar TLC - last.
  3. pickles

    pickles Supporting Member

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    Maxon cp9 pro+. First.
  4. KeithAlanK

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    Behringer Composer Pro rack unit in my preamp's effects loop.

    Compressing post-EQ helps me get the sound I'm after, but pre-EQ is a valid approach, too.
    This is a common topic of discussion among us sound engineers, with no clear winning side due to all the variables.

    There's a lot to be said for taming your dynamic range a bit before the signal hits other effects pedals, so first in line makes sense.
    Used later in the signal chain a comp can effectively boost the noise of previous pedals, especially distortion, so that's something to consider.
  5. low2groove

    low2groove Tyranis 4 / Lower Groove Guitars Supporting Member

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    FEA dual band optical comp. Just plain amazing!
  6. tayal01

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    Diamond Compressor - First
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    tlaubs Supporting Member

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    Menatone jac. Last
  8. Johno Dunn

    Johno Dunn

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    Alesia NanoComp. FX loop
  9. Kazoo_Legend

    Kazoo_Legend Supporting Member

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    Markbass Compressore. First after tuner and wah.
  10. Bassmike62

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    Boss LMB-3. I sometimes use a DOD MilkBox, same placement.

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