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What effect to use?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by jackcc, Mar 6, 2005.

  1. jackcc


    Jun 7, 2000
    I am in a 80's cover band, I would like to know what type of effects pedal would be good to use for that midi Keyboard/bass sound that is in a lot of 80's tunes?
  2. DDXdesign

    DDXdesign formerly 'jammadave' Supporting Member

    Oct 15, 2003
    Wash DC metro area
    2 scenarios would help a lot with that: Chorus and an Envelope Filter if you want to retain a lot of your bass's natural sound and playing expression, albeit effected -- or an Akai Deep Impact if you want to completely synth up the sound.
    Note you can mix dry signal with the Impact's output as well, but it'll kind of sound layered.
  3. xan


    Sep 10, 2004
    Perth, Australia
    do a search on synths, there are many types of bass synths around, but not all of them are good.