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Les Claypool FX?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by The Artist, Nov 10, 2003.


  1. Can anyone tell me what effects Les Claypool uses on the album "Pork Soda" (or any effects he uses, on other albums)?

    CLAYPOOL RULES! :bassist:

    SCODI
     
  2. yeah i wanna know that fuzz thingy he uses all the time please tell
     
  3. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    Yeah man. Les does rule. I really like that sound that you are talking about joshmog.
    When I saw them live, he was switching effects a lot when they did jams, but I don't remember seeing him change to an effect just for that sound.
    What I think he does, is since he has a wammy bar on his bass, he strums all of the strings and uses that. And the guitar is the fuzz?
    Maybe....
     
  4. The fuzz is the distortion from a modafied ADA guitar Preamp.
     
  5. damn :(
     
  6. Yeah. I run through one of those ADA MP2 preamps, too. The 'fuzz' is just good old fashioned tube drive.
     
  7. Well. There is a more convienent solution. He gets almost an exact replica of that sound with a Line6 Distortion Modulator (The red one).
     
  8. Fuzz kinda like this?
     
  9. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    Kinda. Listen to John the Fisherman, like, in the intro. I think he uses his whammy too. Sounds cool though, that does man!!:D
     
  10. ChenNuts44

    ChenNuts44

    Nov 18, 2001
    Davenport, IA
    Hippy Yoda? :D
     
  11. Isn't the Red Line6 thingy a virtual amp for gee-tar?
     
  12. yeah, simmalar


    How 'bout the F-ect on "Jerry Was a Race Car Driver"?
    Or is it just "how" he plays it, or the setup of his bass?

    What kind of basses does he play, I can't quite figure it out

    (I know you can'T "know" all these things, but what do you assume?)

    SCODI
     
  13. Yeah, but it can work for bass too, but YMMV
     
  14. yay! ...I think our guitarist has a Line6. :D :cool:
    Do you know witch FX to set?

    :bassist:
    SCODI
     
  15. sorry man. I don't
     
  16. On the Seas of Cheese version of 'Jerry Was a Race Car Driver' he's playing a fretless 6 string Carl Thompson.
     
  17. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    His Rainbow Bass Carl Thompson made sounds awsome!!
     
  18. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    Ok, this is gotta be what your talking about. If you have John The Fisherman, it's 4 second's into the song. :confused: :D
     
  19. jammadave

    jammadave Rudderless ship Supporting Member

    Oct 15, 2003
    Wash DC metro area
    I personally want the effect from "the family and the fishing net" as heard on rhinoplasty. It's got to be an envelope follower of some sort, but what exactly?

    (then again, i'd also like to be able to play tommy the frickin' cat, EVER)
     
  20. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Hmm. This looks like it is about Effects.