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Shoegaze Effects

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by necropain, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. necropain


    Aug 21, 2012
    1 can anyone get good pics of the pedalboards from My Bloody Valentine and Mono im interested to see what they are using

    2. any suggestion for shoegaze effects?
  2. vegas532


    Nov 10, 2006
    Melbourne, FL.
    F U Z Z Z Z Z Z Z

  3. JoZac21


    Nov 30, 2009
    Brooklyn, NY
    E C H O O O O O O O

  4. Laurent

    Laurent Supporting Member

    May 21, 2008
    Napa, California
    I love my Bloody Valentine. I was playing the Ride during the week, another good band from that era.

    I suspect there was actually few effects on the bass. It's the guitars which mostly have tons and tons of effects (on tons of guitar tracks too).

    Fuzz and reverb or echo will do the trick. A pedal such as the EH bass Micro Synth might also be interesting to test out.

    Devi Ever is generally credited with creating many pedals used by shoe gazers. That being said I've tried a couple of her pedals and hated them. The build inside them was also terrible, poorly designed and sloppy. I would test before I buy with this builder.
  5. Tractorr


    Aug 23, 2011
    From what I have read and what it sounds like to my ears I agree with this. Usually the bass seems to hold the track down in these sorts of music.
  6. Fuzz, Rat, Delay, Reverb, Octave, Whammy, Auto-Volume/Volume Pedal, Phaser, SuperEgo, EHX Freeze
  7. BogeyBass


    Sep 14, 2010
    I think they used
    Delay... Delay.... Delay

    late 80's early 90's only so much who the heck made those quad delays and reverbs.

    there is various interviews with magazines where I think they mention what was used.

    About 2 or 3 years ago they had that reunion show so I think I remember a big article about the studio process and alot of guitar talk wish I remember the magazine....google maybe?