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Free the tone - Bass blaster

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Joe Ricardo, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. Joe Ricardo

    Joe Ricardo

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    Just posting a linknof a new pedal I was sent by free the tone called the bass blaster.
    It's hand made in Japan and is an overdrive for bass.
    No loss of low end whatsoever but has bass and treble controls incase. Can do some fine tube amp emulation as well.
    Any questions please ask me!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUXaQciLdw4&feature=plcp

    Thx u
  2. fleizenkruz

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    So they are under Providence?
  3. Joe Ricardo

    Joe Ricardo

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    Free The Tone designed all the pedals for providence, this is basically the custom shop for providence.
  4. grygrx

    grygrx Lookout! Here comes the Fuzz!

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    38000 Japanese yen = $486.9282
  5. fleizenkruz

    fleizenkruz

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    Quite the price
  6. cybersnyder

    cybersnyder Always groove.... Gold Supporting Member

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    Not hearing much of an effect for the bucks.
  7. father of fires

    father of fires Supporting Member

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    That was my reaction. Maybe it just smooths out the sound with a little extra grit.
  8. Joe Ricardo

    Joe Ricardo

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    hey
    I will post some more videos at the weekend, it does a great tube amp emulation and also does get very heavy but I was going for a slightly overdriven Claypole type slap tone on this video.

    Also here is a bit of info about acquiring the Pedal:
    There is an official distributor in UK below:

    Contact : Doug Chandler
    Address : The Hermitage Marley Lane Kingston Canterbury Kent UK CT4 6JH
    Phone : +44 (0)1227 832558
    email : doug@guitarXS.com

    But as of yet they do not have any dealer/distributor in the USA so will sell directly to
    the customers in the USA through there
    online store.

    http://www.freethetone.com/en/store/effects/bass-blaster.html
  9. Joe Ricardo

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    Also just incase you were wondering this is not a tube screamer clone, it's an original design, by Yuki the designer.
  10. willbassyeah

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    Not criticising the pedal but an overdrive that is more expensive than b3k and greedtone is .....
  11. cybersnyder

    cybersnyder Always groove.... Gold Supporting Member

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    Sorry if I came across as super critical earlier. Definitely appreciate the video and exposure to any new gear.

    On a side note - My holy grail is the Lustre Compressor from Japan. Only 10 were built. Every now and then I search eBay just in case one pops up. I almost had a heart attack tonight when I checked --- and I got a result. But it was for a Luster Compressor from Japan. Close, but not quite. That doesn't have anything to do with the Bass Blaster other than it's also from Japan, but I was so excited and then so let down in the span of two seconds I had to share.
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