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Claypoll effects

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Mr. Oysterhead, May 6, 2004.

  1. Mr. Oysterhead

    Mr. Oysterhead

    Apr 15, 2004
    Does anybody know what effects Les Claypool commonly uses? I love his style and sounds and would like to use some similar sounding effects on a couple of songs my band is writing.
  2. nate22


    May 5, 2004
    I'll ask him for you on June 16th!! WOOHOO! Been waiting for him to come around in my area for OH so long :)
  3. i think that I read he's currently using a GT-6b but I know that he used to use a modded ADA MB-1(i think that's the model)
  4. Tecx

    Tecx Radio Rock Leads To Sterility

    Jun 9, 2002
    Halifax, NS, Canada

    Here we go AGAIN:

    Line 6 DL4 Delay Modler
    Line 6 DM4 Distortion Modler
    Mutron III (actualy Larry's but les uses it more)
    ADA MP2 rackmount guitar preamp
    Electro Harmonix Bass Mirco Synth
    A bunch of vintage korg pedals, I think an octaver, and a phase shifter...

    There are more, but thats all I can rememeber for now...


    ps. He also uses a Access Virus B for synth sounds and controls it with a set of MIDI bass pedals (I think they are korg)...

    pss. try and use the search function...
  5. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    I thought his ADA's were a thing of the past?
    Does he really use Ler's Mutron live? He used to have some wicked envelope patches on a Korg multi-effects thingy. Anyway, I thought I'd add that he also uses 2 sansamp's for different clean tones.
  6. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    From what I've read, his SABBDI is one of his "loves",,,,,,,,,and from using mine, can easliy understand why!!!
  7. The Lurker

    The Lurker

    Aug 16, 2002
    he does have several of those-- one per bass to compensate for different output levels, or something like that.
  8. Isn't Les Claypool an UPRIGHT player?

    oh, and I think he plays distortion...maybe.

    ---I'm so kidding. Alex is exactly right.
  9. Tecx

    Tecx Radio Rock Leads To Sterility

    Jun 9, 2002
    Halifax, NS, Canada
    Thanks man, a little reconition is nice once and a while...