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Different effects for different styles?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by bassist1601, Sep 16, 2004.


  1. bassist1601

    bassist1601

    Sep 16, 2004
    does anyone know what sounds or effects would be good for ska? or punk?
     
  2. well, as far as i know, most punk and ska players don't have effects, maybe an eq, it wouldn't hurt to throw a little OD pedal in there...
     
  3. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    OD = overdrive, not to make you feel stupid, but i see you're new so you might not know.

    Basically thats the only efffect id think of using for Ska. Since Ska usualyl has a keyboard/synth, too much effect such as chorus or synth or something would sound redundant.
     
  4. Samurai

    Samurai

    Sep 13, 2003
    California
    Any effect can work, try out as many as you can at a local store and see what sounds good to you. I think a ska band has lots of room for you to try out different sounds because you got a lot more musicians playing while you are.