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Must have effects of 90s rock music

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by duderus, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. duderus

    duderus Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2012
    What do you think?
  2. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    90's rock music such as?
  3. vegas532


    Nov 10, 2006
    Melbourne, FL.
    Seconded. Can we narrow it down just a hair?
  4. Yes.
  5. jgroh

    jgroh Supporting Member

    Sep 14, 2007
  6. Any time, any place.
  7. jgroh

    jgroh Supporting Member

    Sep 14, 2007
    Ewww...I like it.
  8. Id say im affected by 90's rock
  9. duderus

    duderus Supporting Member

    Dec 5, 2012
    All for a 90 cover band.

    Collective soul
    Sound garden
    Pearl jam
    Radio head
  10. StrangerDanger

    StrangerDanger Neo Maxie Zoom Dweebie Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    North DFW, TX
    You forgot the best one:
    Dino Jr
  11. eyeballkid


    Jul 19, 2009
    wes virginny
  12. I stand by my earlier answer, but I'd think that finding a good amp emulator or overdrive with some chorus would be your most immediate needs. Also get a fretless. And some delay. And an envelope filter. You could probably use a fuzz. Or two.

    Maybe try a multi. B3 is popular now.
  13. mpdd

    mpdd neoconceptualist

    Mar 24, 2010
    no effects in the 90s

    gibson vintage bass, and overdriven tube head
  14. ronlitz


    Apr 20, 2008
    Northern Virginia
    For bass in the 90's, I would say no effects. Compression is always used in recording - optional for live.
  15. Matt Dean

    Matt Dean Supporting Member

    Jan 2, 2007
    SF (North) Bay Area
    + 1.
  16. Broadbent


    Mar 28, 2007
    for the bands you mentioned, all you need is a drive(like an overdriven svt amp, or a vt bass pedal for the economic bass player) a fuzz pedal(like a big muff or swollen pickle) and a filter for some chili peppers stuff(like the mxr bass filter)
    and you're good to go!
  17. sbpark

    sbpark Supporting Member

    May 26, 2010
    No effects...just a P-bass and an 810 with an SVT head.
  18. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    Most of the bassists you listed have some degree of a "driven" tube amp sound, that'd be a good place to start if you don't already have it dialed in. After that most ran fairly dry sounds. Nirvana might require a Rat or clone, Pearl Jam might need an octave pedal if you do the intro to Jeremy, and Flea will almost certainly require a filter at a minimum -- possibly more depending on what period material you cover.
  19. XXL

    XXL Supporting Member

    Jun 14, 2007
    B3K with a heavy dose of drive gives a great RATM tone (on my gear at least)