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i have come to a conclusion , yes I have

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by gary mitchell, Nov 21, 2019.


  1. i have a love and hate thing with my Keeley Bassist and my conclusion is this. 1rju37.jpg
     
  2. Kriegs

    Kriegs Peace

    Feb 14, 2018
    MA/ RI area
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  3. jbybj

    jbybj Supporting Member

    Jun 11, 2008
    Los Angeles
    Did you ever stop and wonder how your compressor must feel about you?
     
  4. FunkHead

    FunkHead Supporting Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    What in particular is the issue?
     
  5. Stumbo

    Stumbo Wherever you go, there you are. Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 11, 2008
    Song Surgeon slow downer. https://tinyurl.com/y5dcuqjg
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  6. HalfManHalfBass

    HalfManHalfBass

    Jan 21, 2003
    :facepalm: Not again!
     
  7. I like compressors so much I am currently using two in series.
     
  8. You realize that this is your next step...
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  9. Keger Jupit

    Keger Jupit Banned SUSPENDED

    May 10, 2018
    The Great PNW!!
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    Promise? :roflmao: :roflmao:
     
  10. its just not for me
     
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  12. Correlli

    Correlli

    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    Just go with it. When you hate it, don't use it. When you love it, use it.

    There's no rule that says you have to use a compressor or any other pedal all of the time. I think you'll find that a lot of other people have a love/hate relationship with things in music.
     
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  13. crankypants

    crankypants

    Aug 12, 2019
    OP should be more specific.

    When do you like it?

    When do you dislike it? ...strongly dislike it?

    I have it and really like it. I like the simplicity of 3 knobs, and it does what I expect it to do.

    A lot of TBers have it and seem to like it.

    Do tell...

    PS: your thread title could be less vague and more specific.
     
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  14. Element Zero

    Element Zero Supporting Member

    Dec 14, 2016
    California
  15. cnltb

    cnltb

    May 28, 2005
    ok
     
  16. 40Hz

    40Hz Supporting Member

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  17. This again? Jesus sufferin' Christ...
     
  18. The issue is, on my gigs at home I use a MarkBass Jeff Berlin 151p combo, at church I use a older model SWR head and a SWR 410 cab. On both amps I can turn off the Keeley and it sounds know different then using my EQ pedal. Which is I know your not going to like it but a Boss GEB-7. I have run the bassist at 12 o'clock and turn tell the red light blinks once in a while. I didn't use them both at the same time, but it sounds a little better if i do. when i say smooth i want a deep bass sound clean, but not muddy. MY CAPS ARE STUCK AGAIN, I MET WILLY NELSON BASS PLAYER AT GUITAR CENTER. WE TALKED A LITTLE WHILE I ASKED WHAT HE USED, HE SAID IN THE STUDIO A RACK COMPRESSOR. he also said he has never found a compressor pedal he liked. he told me to just get a decent eq.
     
  19. Humbled

    Humbled Supporting Member

    Indeed. I could write a dissertation on the different personalities of classic compressors but I'll spare you. That said, I seldom use a compressor in a "bass-instrument-to-amp-or-inserted-on-bass-amplifier" application of one. That's just me though.
     
  20. JohnnyBottom

    JohnnyBottom Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2002
    New Jersey
    I hate all I pedals, whenever I think that I can sell them all and get another bass.
     
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