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Favorite knob-twiddling freak out pedal?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by jumblemind, Jul 23, 2013.


  1. jumblemind

    jumblemind I also answer to Bryan Supporting Member

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    What is your favorite knob-twiddler freak out pedal? As in, not a pedal you just stomp and play but a pedal that lets you tweak knobs during the song to get crazy sounds.
     
  2. bassicmelodies

    bassicmelodies

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    mf-102 ring mod, until i get my delay
     
  3. Slough Feg Bass

    Slough Feg Bass

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    to get crazy feedback & oddities sometimes I drive the front end of the tonehammer very hot, w/ the AGS activated, boost a bit of treble, and run that into a chorus...then I can play with the chorus rate to make it warble up and down and get fun sounds from the feedback.

    I have an old 70's unit called a Quadra Sound Blender, that is basically a tremelo/echo/reverb unit that I can thrash around to get some Floyd like sounds...I can do the One Of These Days sound with that pretty well. it also feeds back as much or as little as I want it to, and I can crash the reverb rather easily by jiggling it around with the handle.
    Some wild stuff in some of the improv parts in my surf band.
     
  4. SolarMan

    SolarMan Supporting Member

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    The MXR Carbon Copy can get some far out sounds going on.
     
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  6. CHILDISHGAMBINO

    CHILDISHGAMBINO

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    Gnomeratron VTF is fun for knob twiddling noise making fun. There's a few different ways to make it oscillate and you can "play" different pitches by twiddling knobs and flicking switches. Good times. Delay pedals are fun too.
     
  7. propellerroom

    propellerroom

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    Roland RE 20 space echo
     
  8. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

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    Nothing too great, but Ive used my Phaser and my Stereo Pulsar as knob twiddlers at various times.
     
  9. bassbrad

    bassbrad

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    Modded Bass Balls or Bass Micro Synth
     

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