New to effects

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by ry_bass1289, Jun 5, 2020.

  1. ry_bass1289


    Jun 5, 2020
    So for years I've been strictly against effects and I didn't really need em. However recently i found myself both in a country southern rock blues covers band and a top 40 party pop band which required some effects and figured there's probably some effects in the country stuff I do.

    So I went a bit nuts on the pedal acquisition front and got a sansamp do,. Mxr octave(I know on the ZZ stuff we do there's something like that on the record), Corona chorus, darkglass microtubes an mxr comp and a boss tuner(I never had one till recently).

    I guess my question would be would my board kinda work in the country stuff or would I have to drop something?
  2. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Frat-Pack Sympathizer

    I'm having a hard time thinking of any country songs you'd need effects for, but I'm not exactly an expert in that kind of music. Compression is useful in all styles; the rest I'm not so sure about.

    What I will say, though, is that I personally find it more convenient to just load a single board with everything I need for all my projects. If I don't need certain pedals for certain bands, I just don't step on them. But re-doing my board depending on band would be inconvenient for me. YMMV.
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  3. ry_bass1289


    Jun 5, 2020
    Ok cheers, I'll probably use the drive and compressor if I'm honest, maybe the Di incase anything goes drastically wrong with my ampeg
  4. BLDavis

    BLDavis May the Tort be with you.

    May 21, 2009
    Ellenboro, NC
    Just because a pedal is on your board doesn't mean you have to turn it on. But it's there if you want to use it.
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  5. Vinny_G


    Dec 1, 2011
    Strictly against? Was it for a religious or philosophical reason? :unsure:
  6. ry_bass1289


    Jun 5, 2020
    No I just didn't like em or require em back when I was doing the punk rock stuff, it was only since doing this party pop thing that I thought let's get some