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Need some growling sounds...

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by bob204955, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. bob204955


    Nov 26, 2008
    I need help finding a pedal with a growl.. like something that actually sounds like the bass is growling.. any help?
  2. kevteop


    Feb 12, 2008
    York, UK
    Bassballs? With the dirt switch on it's quite vocal. Not exactly a thick sound though, unless you throw a few octaves at it (sounds great after a Bass Micro Synth).
  3. monsterthompson

    monsterthompson The Eighth Note Wonder Of The World Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2008
    see my review on the noisebox from subdecay and check the samples on bassfuzz.com and the subdecay website. it is a very filtery/wah sound with lots of grumble and glitch.
  4. Adelleda


    Apr 19, 2009
    Mexico City.
    Sounds like a case for the great Tech 21 SansAmp Bass Driver

    At the end of the clip there is a comparison between the dry signal and the sound with the pedal, see if its the sound you want.

    Also a lot of mids help for growling.
  5. spideyjg


    Mar 19, 2006
    San Diego
    Posting, or listing an example of what you are after will go a long way.

  6. When I think of growling, I think of a fuzzy filter sound. Maybe a Prunes & Custard, or a Tube Zipper maybe?
  7. Crystalman85


    Nov 30, 2008
    Chicago, Il.
  8. PinkFloydDan


    Jul 4, 2005
    Only growl I know is from my SVT CL

  9. totalimmortal08


    Jan 21, 2008
    it can't be all done with a pedal, technique is also involved
  10. lowbass68


    Feb 3, 2008
    Growl is subjective. Do you have any examples of the sound your after?
  11. shinobi


    Nov 24, 2007
    Aichi, Japan
    technique + pedal = expression pedal :D
  12. spideyjg


    Mar 19, 2006
    San Diego
    A Sansamp BDDI will get you close to this..Marco really uses a GT-2 I think but a Sansamp product.

    Sounds better on the Century Child or Once CD's.

    Growl is a real broad term subject to many opinions.

  13. lowbass68


    Feb 3, 2008
    Marco has a great sound. Saw them live a few times and he gets a great sound. Century Child is one of my favorite CD's. Too bad they sacked Tarja.
  14. spideyjg


    Mar 19, 2006
    San Diego
    That sound is also a perfect example of, "sounds great in the mix but lousy alone."

    Works dead on perfect for the CD but Lordy you turn the CD off. :eek:

  15. jufros


    Nov 24, 2008
    Voodoo Lab Sparkle Drive
  16. lowbass68


    Feb 3, 2008
    So true. But so many players think that what sounds great in the living room automatically sounds great in a band. Not usually the case. Where it fits in a mix is the most important.

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