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RHCP fleas distortion?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by wezzland, Oct 20, 2002.


  1. wezzland

    wezzland

    Oct 19, 2002
    england
    what distortion does flea use on around the world?
     
  2. zoran

    zoran

    May 10, 2002
    croatia
    boss bass overdrive odb-3
     
  3. the low one

    the low one

    Feb 21, 2002
    UK
    It's been asked before but never answered.
    HOW DIES FLEA SET UP HIS ODB3?
     
  4. well.. lets see..

    he plugs the feed from his bass in the right side of the pedal.. plugs the line to his other pedals / amp(s) on the left side.. then he turns some knobs on it and then last but not least.. he presses the " on/off " button :rolleyes: :p
     
  5. zoran

    zoran

    May 10, 2002
    croatia
    it depends about equipment he uses.
    If you have modulus flea bass, gk amp, and mesa boogie 2x15 cab than your set up question has reason
     
  6. the low one

    the low one

    Feb 21, 2002
    UK
    it depends about equipment he uses. If you have modulus flea bass, gk amp, and mesa boogie 2x15 cab than your set up question has reason

    OK, for arguments sake, lets say that I do
     
  7. 0175westwood29

    0175westwood29

    Sep 16, 2007
    would love to tell you but i can't find out anywhere i think it just muck bout till it sounds rite, i think he uses two odb-3's when he plays live so he dnt have to muck around with dials,
     
  8. Christian Waiau

    Christian Waiau Supporting Member

    Jun 16, 2005
    las vegas/maui, nevada/hawaii
    Endorsing Artist: Spector, Aguilar, Darkglass
    he uses the odb3 live... i had one.. have a modulus and a gk... wasnt hard finding the settings.
     
  9. lol, mega thread bumping there!
     
  10. sir juice

    sir juice

    Sep 11, 2006
    London, England

    you do realise we're talking about a boss pedal:bag:
     
  11. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    [​IMG]
     
  12. On the album version, he used an old cranked up Marshall guitar amp head to create that insane distorsion.
     
  13. GeddyFlea1974

    GeddyFlea1974

    Feb 11, 2007
    Alabama
    I actually got an almost perfect recreation of his Around the World tone with my Little Big Muff. I'm not sure how much of this is due to my head/cabs/bass, though. With my Stingray through the Little Big Muff, it sounds almost exactly like the intro. Hope that helps in some way...