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Boosting up those volume swells!

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Robobop, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. Hey guys.

    Just wondering if anyone uses any effects to enhance volume swells. I do heaps of swells throughout my band's set, and have decided that they need a little something more than just bass, perhaps to make it sound like a full orchestra, haha. What does everyone else use?!

    And no violin stuff, thanks, something more spacey and full!

  2. oc-3 and phaser maybe/
  3. TheMutt

    TheMutt Guest

    Apr 28, 2007
    HOG -> QTron makes a pretty neato sound IMO. :D
  4. TaySte_2000


    Jun 23, 2001
    Manchester, UK
    Endorsing Artist: Mojohand, Subdecay, Overwater, Matamp
    EHX Hog with a volume pedal after it
  5. some delay. You can't hear individual notes while you swell, it just makes the swell run into itself and get grander and bigger.
  6. JohnDavisNYC


    Jan 11, 2008
    Brooklyn, NY
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar, D'Addario
    the 'auto swell' delay on the line 6 delay modeler is pretty amazing for making huge washy swells.

  7. The "Space Station" model on the Digitech EX-7 sounds just like what you're looking for. It sounds like a full string section, but with a bunch of reverb and delay as well.
  8. jonpopu


    Nov 3, 2006
    +1 Put a delay after your volume, maybe distortion before. It will sound huge.

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