How could I get my bass to sound like bagpipes?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Aloderdrg, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. Aloderdrg


    Mar 14, 2009
    Any ideas? I have:
    • Pog2
    • SYB-5
    • Boss Super Shifter - 5
    • Line 6 FM4
    • Line 6 MM4
    • Boss PH-3
    • Echo Park Delay
    • Big Muff Pi
    • Dunlop Bass Wah

    At My disposal.

    Anyway I can do it with these or with any additional pedals?
    I'm also looking for a leady basssynth sound as well. Thanks!
  2. Swimming Bird

    Swimming Bird

    Apr 18, 2006
    Wheaton MD
    Would the White Stipes 'Icky Thump' synth sound come close enough for you? If so, I'd put my money on the POG2, perhaps with some fuzz.
  3. newbold


    Sep 21, 2008
    a pedal with hold and play in Bb.
  4. DavidMP


    May 8, 2006
    Alberta, Canada
    A looper for the drones, distortion, the loudest amp you can get and a skirt :bag:
  5. Chris Ramlar

    Chris Ramlar

    Feb 8, 2006
    you can get the Icky synth with the POG2 and fuzz?
  6. need a nasaly sound and likely shifted way up and some sort of infinite hold on a drone note.

    im not sure if you could get a delay to hold a swell forever without self oscillating.
  7. Just rub a wee bit ó haggis on the fretboard and the wee lassie should be droning like a highland coo. By Jings, och th' noo.
  8. boss super feedbacker?
  9. jrmy


    Dec 19, 2009
    Rhode Island
    You might want to look into getting a HOG...
  10. MIDI and the luck of the Scottish. :ninja:
  11. no_fret


    Sep 17, 2008
    play out of tune.
  12. Bardley


    Nov 16, 2007
    Louisville, KY

  13. Mike Shevlin

    Mike Shevlin

    Feb 16, 2005
    Las Vegas
    with a flanger~
  14. Some good ideas in here but I'm struggling to understand why anyone would want to sound like bagpipes :p
  15. Doesn't the SYB-5 have a hold function?
  16. REAPER52


    Aug 17, 2008
  17. René_Julien


    Jun 26, 2008
    Boss CS-3 or Pigtronix Attack Sustain
    POG2... he, it's got "detune" so you have that covered, +1 and +2 octaves
    Boss FZ-5 Fuzz M-setting,... finally this pedal has a use
    tremolo pedal, set for a slow sinewave tremolo quarter to half depth

    don't know if it's going to work, but sounds crazy enough
  18. devilock76


    May 25, 2009
    Bass guitar is a musical instrument. Bagpipes are a form of torture invented by the Scottish to use on the British.

    If you want to duplicate the effect of bagpipes then you are better off bludgeoning someone with your bass or strapping them to a chair to watch this:

  19. BigBassBob


    Jul 17, 2005
    Wales, UK
    WRONG! They invented them to fight against the English... the Welsh and Irish just watched from a distance and lol'd about it. :p