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EarthQuaker Devices Pitch Bay

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by MightyMiloQuinn, Jan 12, 2014.


  1. MightyMiloQuinn

    MightyMiloQuinn Supporting Member

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  2. jumblemind

    jumblemind I also answer to Bryan Supporting Member

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    Oooh, that does look wicked. Like a Micro Pog with a gain stage that doesn't limit you to octaves? Perfect size, too.
     
  3. Smallequestrian

    Smallequestrian Rock and/or Roll Supporting Member

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    I will definitely be giving this a try ASAP.
     
  4. Lebowsky

    Lebowsky Effects Forum Resident

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    looks very interesting. The Organizer was very nice already.
     
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  6. BioDriver

    BioDriver A Cinderella story Supporting Member

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    Well color me intrigued :hyper:
     
  7. mmbongo

    mmbongo Chicken Pot Pie. My three favorite things!! Supporting Member

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  8. spufman

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    Nifty! I've got a Dispatch Master, Speaker Cranker, Dirt Transmitter and Rainbow Machine. Anything EQD is bound to be cool and work well on bass.
     
  9. Denver Max

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    There's another new one called the Terminal, I believe. The only description I've heard is Siamese Dream-esque fuzz tones.

    This looks a lot more fun though.
     
  10. Adamixoye

    Adamixoye A PT Pro is cool for worship, right? Supporting Member

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    Oh man oh man oh man oh man oh man...I can't believe someone finally made this. Must. Hear. Samples.
     
  11. Adamixoye

    Adamixoye A PT Pro is cool for worship, right? Supporting Member

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    Hmm...hit up the one YouTube video that's out there. Did it sound a little warbly to anyone else?
     
  12. negativefx

    negativefx complete hack Gold Supporting Member

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    Need to hear how the down octave behaves with a passive bass.
     
  13. MightyMiloQuinn

    MightyMiloQuinn Supporting Member

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  14. Denver Max

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    This makes me glad I held off on the Micro POG.
     
  15. Adamixoye

    Adamixoye A PT Pro is cool for worship, right? Supporting Member

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    Let me clarify my earlier comments. The concept of this pedal NAILS something I've wanted, a polyphonic pitchshifter that covers ALL semitone intervals (not just the limited ones you find on the various Boss PS-# or the Mooer pitch box) in a relatively compact pedal, that can cover both bass and guitar. This assumes that I'm understanding that you can dial the dry completely out, which seems to be the case. The real test will be how well it nails the tone. I don't expect perfect tone; I can live with it being a little digital or harsh as long as the tracking is great, latency is low, and there is no "warbly"-ness. I'm not sure it passes that final test, but I would love to hear more.
     
  16. BassManPatsFan

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    The demo makes it sound like the Pitch Bay shares the same warbly character that the organizer exhibits. Maybe there will be a way to turn down (or off) the warble. If not, too bad.
     
  17. MightyMiloQuinn

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  18. Denver Max

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    I don't see myself using the pitch bay without some sort of dirt, so the warbles don't really bother me. Just adds a little character IMO. I still want one after watching that. The potential outweighs the warble.
     
  19. MightyMiloQuinn

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    Yeah, the warbles don't bother me either. But there are some folks that have expressed some concern about that particular characteristic.
     
  20. 6jase5

    6jase5 Mammogram is down but I'm working manually Supporting Member

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    Played the Pitch Bay at NAMM today and yesterday, amazing. Loved it. In all honesty I was using bass and guitar and loved it on guitar, not sure I'd use it on bass.

    I have 100's of pedal pics and hope to make a thread in the next few days. Some crazy stuff at NAMM, as usual.
     
  21. Denver Max

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    Would you use it on bass if the bass were the lead/only melodic instrument? That's the application I had in mind.
     

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