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Pedaleffect for bass to fill in for rhytm guitar

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Jonny Stoneface, Apr 1, 2018.

  1. Jonny Stoneface

    Jonny Stoneface

    Apr 1, 2018
    Hi! Me and my band have alot of parts and solos in our songs where the two guitars play harmony melodies. This leaves quite an empty room when playing live since no one is playing chords.
    So we were wondering if it might be worth investing in a distortion pedal or something in order to let bass play the chugging chords!
    Does anyone have any experience with this?
  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    central NY state
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    I'd suggest an octave box before distortion personally. Playing power chords with an octave up really thickens things up, you can add some dirt after. Or just play an 8 or 12 string bass. :D

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