funky effects?...

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by chips, Mar 25, 2005.

  1. gday badgers

    ive only got a cheap multi fx unit by zoom. i want to purchase some single fx pedals. im looking for a nice funky slap and finger effect. envelope filter maybe?... ne1 have a good site to check out for me?

    chips :bassist:
  2. BassGod


    Jan 21, 2004
    Electro-Harmonix Q-Tron+ = Funkaay
  3. bassman314

    bassman314 I seem to be a verb, an evolutionary process... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2005
    Bay Area, CA
    Electro-Harmonix BassBalls
    Dunlop 105Q Bass Crybaby
  4. Bass_Machine


    Oct 29, 2004
    Which would be a better pedal to get first, the Q-tron+ or the Bass Balls? I assume you can get a good envelope filter sound out of both. (by good i mean versatile and you can get a nice "wet"/"bubbly"/"underwater" tone)

  5. TaySte_2000


    Jun 23, 2001
    Manchester, UK
    Endorsing Artist: Mojohand, Subdecay, Overwater, Matamp
    Good starter filter I think is the Dod FX25b very very cheap and can give some very good sound or so I hear.

    The Digitech Bass Synth Wah is another good one covering synth, octaver and filter and again at quite a cheap price.

    People have always described the bassballs as a very unique effect and not the ideal example of a filter.

    The Q-tron as good and reknown as it is might not be perfect for your needs some one described it to me recently as being very subtle

    You'd be best tyring before you buy in this case.

    Oh and check out a Meatball (The Super Filter)

    Hope this helps
  6. Toasted


    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK
    Steeeve! shut up, man! You're not making this any easier!