What effects does Sting use...

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by afzoomie67, Apr 4, 2012.


  1. At the Buenos Aires concert in '07 (I think) and the other concerts on the Police Reunion tour? In 'Driven To Tears' and 'Synchronicity II' you can see him step on what looks like a HUGE multi-effects unit. I'm not sure if one of you could make out what he uses or if you know what he used.
     
  2. Matt Dean

    Matt Dean Supporting Member

    Jan 2, 2007
    SF (North) Bay Area
    Yoga and tantric sex.
     
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  4. scatbass

    scatbass

    Feb 4, 2009
    Atlanta, GA
    Moog taurus pedals. Not an effect but a standalone synth...
     
  5. Is that it? It looks bigger than that. And anything that can get roughly the same sounds without the price?
     
  6. scatbass

    scatbass

    Feb 4, 2009
    Atlanta, GA
    I'm not sure I could find the exact clip you're referring to - post it if you can. But in the clip I found from Tokyo of Synchronicity, yeah...
     
  7. I couldn't find a good one that showed it either. I have the DVD and I can't really post that..
     
  8. Could you post the clip of Synchronicity in Tokyo? I'll tell you if they're the same.
     
  9. MSUsousaphone

    MSUsousaphone

    Dec 4, 2009
    Lake Charles, La
    Endorsed Artist: Myco Pedals
    Is all in yo fingas, mehn. Practis. No pedels cna make up for just doing yo technique good. preactise.
     
  10. BioDriver

    BioDriver A Cinderella story

    Aug 29, 2008
    College Station, TX
    I didn't know pretentiousness came in pedal form....
     
  11. alembicguy

    alembicguy Lone Wolf Miner of iron ore Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2007
    Minnesota
    ZING!!!
     
  12. Post a screenshot.
     
  13. bassistjoe93

    bassistjoe93 Supporting Member

    Sep 14, 2011
    *Golf clap for you!
     
  14. jmattbassplaya

    jmattbassplaya Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2008
    Atlanta, GA.
    I know he used a Boss chorus and flanger (couldn't tell you the models though).
     
  15. HeebHammer70

    HeebHammer70 Supporting Member

    May 29, 2011
    In earlier recordings he used the Phase 90. I'm not sure about the 07 tour tho
     
  16. morrisonhendrix

    morrisonhendrix When the music's over, turn out the lights... Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2009
    near Dallas, Texas
    I love it! :D

    I may have to put that in my sig.
     
  17. Sting uses the power and tone of karma and love.

    Live I thought he used massive rack mounted units.
     
  18. Looks like a Moog Taurus to me. They are rather big. Bigger than most multi-fx units out there.
     
  19. DennyOnBass

    DennyOnBass Supporting Member

    Dec 18, 2003
    Traverse City, MI
    Definitely a Moog Taurus. He has something on the floor on the other side that looks as though it may be a multieffects unit, but I can't tell for sure what it is...
     
  20. Yeah, I was asking about the big thing on the other side of the Moog.