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Compressor recomendation

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by hensonbass, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. hensonbass

    hensonbass Supporting Member

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    I have been producing various percussive sounds on the electric upright while I play a bass line:



    I don't like to use compression on upright in general but with this particular technique I want to try to keep the various tones balanced and protect my speakers from overload.

    I have an MXR bass compressor that I might try. Should I just use a limiter setting?
  2. Red Planet

    Red Planet

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    What about an Fdeck HPF?
  3. HeavyJazz77

    HeavyJazz77 Supporting Member

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    If you're playing extra percussively on a double bass I'd recommend the Analog.Man Bi-Comprosser peddle though just the right (Orange Juicer) side. It's used by a lot of Stick players and bassists that really push the attack of their approach. Give her 18v and you'll be in Gruvean!

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