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frequency advice when blending clean/distorted

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Mytt88, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. Mytt88


    Jan 18, 2011
    I'm trying to blend a clean and distorted signal with a boss ls-2 to sound similar to this

    I will buy a rat but using a generic distortion for now.
    I'm running through two 7 band bass specific equalizers, one on clean and one on distorted.

    +/- 15db boost/cut at frequencies 50,120,400,500,800, 4.5k and 10k

    My question is how should I configure them? Should I have only highs feeding into the distortion like a high band pass filter and treat the clean as a low band pass filter or would I need to keep highs and lows in both?

    I also have compressor pedals at my disposal

    cheers in advance
  2. Rickenmonster


    Apr 5, 2013
    IMO cut above 800 on your clean and leave your distorted at your normal clean levels. That's how I like mine but it's a real personal preference thing.
  3. Downunderwonder


    Aug 26, 2009
    New Zealand
    I do it around 150 hz on my Rolls crossover. If you're getting odd sounds it's probably your distortion coming back out of phase. Ls2 is missing any phase control.

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