Good pedal for mid rangy distorsion.

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Casey C., Jul 20, 2003.

  1. Casey C.

    Casey C.

    Sep 16, 2000
    Butler, PA, USA
    looking for a distorsion pedal for my bass. I like mid range sounding distorsions.
  2. monkeyfinger

    monkeyfinger Moderator Staff Member

    If you are looking for that 70's distortion sound, I recommend a BJF Blueberry bass overdrive. It really excels at this. The tone control is different from the typical treble roll-off type. This control adjusts mid emphasis. Only at the most extreme positions do you get treble or bass shelving.
  3. Casey C.

    Casey C.

    Sep 16, 2000
    Butler, PA, USA
    After finding some clips of that pedal. I need something with more distorsion, basically a fuzz with mostly mid range
  4. Tecx

    Tecx Radio Rock Leads To Sterility

    Jun 9, 2002
    Halifax, NS, Canada
    Fulltone 70's pedal...

    It is a silicone transistor fuzz with Volume, Mids, and Fuzz controls... Since the only tone control is for Mids I think its what you need...



  5. monkeyfinger

    monkeyfinger Moderator Staff Member

    The Blueberry can get into a heavy distortion/Fuzz. Fuzz is, in my opinion, heavy distortion with lots of bottom end.

    I have not tried the 70's pedal, but I would assume that the mids are tailored to guitar mids since it is a guitar effect. Still, it could sound good.