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MXR Sub Octave Bass Fuzz

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Rob Rogers, May 29, 2018.


  1. Rob Rogers

    Rob Rogers

    Nov 29, 2014
    Naples,FL
    Has or anyone used this new bass pedal?
    I have no other info .
    If any body has used or abused this new pedal info would be appreciated.
    I play in a ZZ TOP band and just trying to tweak my sound as best as possible.
    Any info or suggestions would be appreciated.
    Thanx
     
  2. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Yamaha, Ampeg, Line 6, EMG
    I have one. Got two distinct fuzzes in it, one more trebly and ear-searing that leans more toward the synthy, one more midrangey and fat sort of like a fuzz-only version of the MXR Bass Distortion. The octave part is the left half of the Bass Octave Deluxe and kicks ass pretty well and has great tracking for an analog octaver. I bought it because I thought it would be perfect for a band I was writing with, but we are apparently done, and even though I like intense fuzz, it's too intense for my regular band. It's all fuzz all the time and doesn't really mellow out much at all. But I think it could work quite well for a lot of that "Eliminator"/"Afterburner" period stuff.
     
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  3. Rob Rogers

    Rob Rogers

    Nov 29, 2014
    Naples,FL
    Thank you, that's was what I was looking for info wise. You answered a lot of questions for me.
     
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  4. Ba55Man1ac

    Ba55Man1ac Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 22, 2004
    Sydney, Australia
    Is that right? Man, they've tweaked it beautifully, the tracking is sensational. I just assumed it was digital by the lack of warbles. In case you didn't gather, i'm really impressed by the octave in it. :thumbsup:
     
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  5. Stranger Danger

    Stranger Danger Feel Like A Stranger Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Texas
    I bet you could take down walls if you put it in front of a good envelope filter.
     
  6. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Yamaha, Ampeg, Line 6, EMG
    Totally. But you can also make it quite synthy and less destructive. It's a very killer pedal. Extremely purpose driven and not so versatile, but it does as advertised...sub octave bass fuzz.
     
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