Fender bass distortion

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by B166ER, Jul 11, 2003.

  1. Does anyone know of a distortion or fuzz pedal that works well with a fender jazz bass that is 100% passive? I've been having trouble with the 2 pedals I have (Big Muff and Vox distortion booster).
  2. Tritone

    Tritone Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Santee, America
    That subject's been beat into the ground here. :eek: Try the search function. :D
  3. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    Boss ODB-3 bass overdrive. Very good pedal.
  4. What bass do you use though? Is that pedal anything like the big muff? I've searched in the keywords and come up empty. Please someone help me out!:meh:
  5. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    well, I have used a couple of passive jazzes, a P or two. and an active jazz. They all sound quite good. Try one of those. I think it would be right up your alley.
  6. But have you used any of those basses with that boss pedal? I already have one of those new (released for the namm show of this year) Fender Aerodyne Jazz basses and it kicks butt. The big muff sucks when used with it. It seems the better the clean, the worse the distortion, the worse the clean sound, the better the distortion sound.
  7. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    yes, that's what I was implying. The big Muff is really meant to be used with guitar. The Boss can mix OD, with the clean sound, so you can find a good balance.
  8. the low one

    the low one

    Feb 21, 2002
    I'll second that. I love the BOSS ODB3 with a P Bass