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Overdrive Quest: Blueberry + Timmy

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by J-Dub, Mar 26, 2013.

  1. J-Dub

    J-Dub Supporting Member

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin, TX
    I really like the warm, dark, thick colored tone of the Mad Professor Blueberry on low gain settings.

    I also like transparent top-end grind a la Paul C. Timmy.

    Is there an overdrive that does both of these well? Maybe the VT Bass? More low end than the Blueberry would also be a plus. And better clean up-ability would be nice as well. I'm searching for a pedal that does good low gain colored tone AND transparent tone.
  2. johnk_10

    johnk_10 vintage bass nut Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 16, 2008
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    John K Custom Basses
    IME, the Fairfield Circuitry barbershop does that.
  3. J-Dub

    J-Dub Supporting Member

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin, TX
    Haven't heard of that one, I'll have to check it out. Thanks!

    Also, I tried putting my Blueberry before my Diamond Comp, instead of after (I always thought compressor needed to be first) and I get a much smoother, and compressed, sound out of the Blueberry. The compressor really smooths things out and removes excess "hair" on low gain settings. Much more tube-like and thick. I highly recommend trying it!

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