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Calling all (geriatric?) Deep Purple fans

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by ganttbos, Mar 24, 2002.

  1. ganttbos

    ganttbos The Professor Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 18, 2001
    New Orleans area
    Some of my old farts contemporaries out there will remember Fireball - the tune where everyone wondered how Ian Paice could play a single kick drum like that (turns out he used a double pedal). Well the (not so great) bass solo has an incredibly sick tortured sound. Does anyone know what effects device would yield such a sound? I've never used effects before. I'm involved in a project that includes this tune. Our keyboardest is an effects freak and he gets a good sound on the wacked-out intro to the organ solo.
  2. JayAmel

    JayAmel Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Carcassonne, France
    I should probably listen to it again, but as far as I can remember, Roger Glover played a Rickenbacker 4001 on a Marshall stack at this time.

    I also remember I did experiment this setup a few years later, and it's true it wasn't hard at all to get some kind of a tortured sound ;)

    All the best,

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