Modern Metal/Rock Pedalboard Order

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by brandon.miller, Jul 9, 2019.

  1. I'm on the never ending search for what I consider a perfect tone for the band I'm in. I'm using a Dingwall D-bird standard as my main gigging bass. I've been playing around with the order of these pedals I currently have on my board and am considering adding a Broughton HP/LP filter or OmniCamSim pedal as well as a LS-2 pedal just because I've never used one and want to experiment and see for myself if it's worth it.

    The only pedals I use currently is:
    tuner>Sansamp Bass DI V2>Idiotbox Blower Box> Darkglass X7

    I don't typically use an amp on stage and run DI so am trying to keep that last in my pedal board order unless I can just use the out of the LS-2 to send to my Shure PSM200 and use the parallel out to send to the FOH.

    Would I benefit any from the HP/LP filter when the X7 has it's own LP/HP filter?
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2019
  2. Adjectives


    Mar 12, 2017
    Seattle, Wa
    Sometimes an external effect can work better/be more modular than a built in one. Hard to say without trying stuff out!
  3. Pulverizor


    Jun 14, 2018
    New Zealand
    Aren't the controls on the Darkglass pedal specifically for the distortion rather than actual High-pass & low-pass filters?
  4. I'm not sure how the filter works on the X7 honestly. I thought the same and thought the high pass really only sets the freq where it starts to distort.

    I was going to either try out a Broughton H/LPF or the always on high pass at the end but I ended up buying a OmniCabSim that I believe works like a H/LPF as well to try out after. May still try out the Broughton as well if it would be beneficial
  5. So now pedals I have available to mix with the order of:
    Darkglass X7
    Sansamp bass driver di v2
    Idiotbox Blower box
    Boss NS-2
    JHS Pulp N Peel v4

    Any recommendations? I'm curious to see what cool blending or A/B options I can come up with on the NS-2