What effect pedal are you using in this video from NAMM?

Discussion in 'Ask Janek Gwizdala' started by Schlyder, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. Hello Janek.

    I just saw a new video up on YouTube from the NAMM show, and really liked that Metheny-ish synth sound you have right at the start.

    What pedal are you using to achieve that sound?

    Thanks in advance.
  2. adamsmatthewj


    May 4, 2013
    I see:

    polytune mini
    little green box of crazy
    nova repeater

    Whatever that second pedal is, I can't wait to hear Janek's next album with it!
  3. janekbass


    Jan 28, 2004
    New York/Los Angeles
    Founder and CEO of http://videobasslessons.tv
    That's a boss super shifter with the double octave up feature... I blended it with the dry sound of the bass to give it some weight.

    But I'm not convinced with it. Was more of a gimmick that I probably shouldn't have taken to namm where the camera and youtube is unavoidable...

    Fun to experiment with though, and I got a few great melodic ideas out of it.

  4. adamsmatthewj


    May 4, 2013
    Really looks like it made for some fun sounds!

    Was neat to see that little melody develop throughout the video. I enjoy watching your vids where you shred like crazy til you find the simple little melody that's a "keeper". Great creative exercise.
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  6. Thanks for the info Janek.