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funk pedal

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Mixmasta J, Sep 25, 2005.

  1. Mixmasta J

    Mixmasta J

    Dec 4, 2004
    Im gonna do a slap solo for my talent show, and I need suggestions on a pedal that will spice up my sound and give it a funkier sound


    - Joe
  2. Higgie


    May 31, 2005
    London, England
    Some kind of Envelope filter or even a manual wah would suffice. I would recommend:

    MXR Bass Auto Q
    Dunlop 105Q Bass Wah
    EH Q-Tron
    DOD FX25
    Possibly an EH Bassballs

    I own all exept the Bassballs, and haven't tried one, yet some people love them, some hate them, so I don't know, but it's worth taking a look.
  3. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    Digitech Bass Synth Wah is a great envelope filter.
  4. i put in a vote for a DOD FX25
  5. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    That would be my weapon of choice.
  6. The EBS BassIQ is the ape droppings. samples on their site kick butt.
  7. TaySte_2000


    Jun 23, 2001
    Manchester, UK
    Endorsing Artist: Mojohand, Subdecay, Overwater, Matamp
    If your just doing a solo the dod fx25 or fx25b will be great.

    Wouldn't bother with anything more expensive unless you plan to use it alot more than for this show.
  8. LoGruvz


    Apr 11, 2003
    Atlanta, GA
    The DOD is too thin. I also have the Digitech Bass Synth Wah and it isn't too bad.

    The best setup I have used is a Boss GEB-7 EQ pedal (with a big smiley face dialed in, and turn the volume down on your bass) and an EMMA Discombobulator Wah pedal. It is KILLER!
  9. TaySte_2000


    Jun 23, 2001
    Manchester, UK
    Endorsing Artist: Mojohand, Subdecay, Overwater, Matamp
    I'm going from a cost aspect for the amount he seems he's going to use it he just needs a decent sound, the fact that the dod is very thin sounding isn't really important as for a solo it sounds great, really different.

    Personally I always found the Emma to not quite hit the mark and the emma lost quite a lot of bass as well. Now if we are talking about using an ev filter quite alot I'd recommend either the ebs bass iq or the MXR bass auto wah, which I also own.
  10. Sako


    Nov 4, 2004
    Charlotte, NC
    Yes, with that said, I'll agree on the above DOD FX25B ($40), Bassballs ($55 in outlet), and Digitech Synth Wah (not sure, maybe $80-90).
  11. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA

    Actually I was just going to say the Synth Wah (autowah mode) is too thin.
  12. The Lurker

    The Lurker

    Aug 16, 2002
    I quite like the Digitech one, but I don't care for the synth wah mode.
  13. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    EBS Bass IQ.

    When I first got it, I wasn't sure about it because it didn;t seem to be as "over the top" as the EH Mini-Q Tron, but it is now my favorite pedal. It is subtle enough to fit the music well, but funky enough to give you want you want from an Auto Q.

    It gives the best "Chameleon" (Herbie Hancock) effect I've heard yet.


    Jan 25, 2005
    Des Moines, IA
    what???? no love for the Agent007 Funk pedal?? :rollno: