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a/b abrasive noise vs clean tone

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by dirtgroove, Mar 11, 2004.


  1. dirtgroove

    dirtgroove

    Jan 10, 2003
    Taipei, Taiwan
    Ok- I did a search on this and came up with nothing.
    I go to bed at night with this dream of a "tone" and I don't know how I can create it. Please help me- I'm going out of my mind.

    Can an A/b switch do this for me?

    I want to:
    1.Split my signal into two paths.
    2.Keep one clean(ish- steady on- I'm not that brave :bag: )
    3.Warp the other beyond audible comprehension
    4.Reunite the two signals
    5.Send them to my amp.
    i.e.
    still be able to nail the foundation/groove and create another “noise” that sis on top of my tone.

    Please tell me if-
    you think this is possible. (If so, what a/b would
    you recomend?)
    you think there is an easier way to do this.
    you think this is just silly and that I need medical :help: .

    I don’t want to just use blend knobs as they just compromise both “signals” and give me a messy average.
    I can’t afford/transport another amp. It’s not a perfect scenario but just not a current option.

    I'd really be so grateful for your help.
    Mad love,
    Tom.
     
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    The Boss LS-2 pedal will let you do this, i.e. run your signal in, run it out to a loop to get distorted or whatever and mix it back in with the original bass signal.

    I use this with my Midi setup when I want to have, say, bass and piano at the same time for latin grooves.
     
  3. dirtgroove

    dirtgroove

    Jan 10, 2003
    Taipei, Taiwan


    Thank you kindly good sir. You are truly ahead of you time!