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What kinda effects is this guy using?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by MrGotBass, Sep 26, 2009.

  1. MrGotBass


    Jul 28, 2009
    The song is "Dragonaut" by Sleep. I can hear there is definitely some fuzz in there, but especially towards the end, it sounds like he's working some other kinda effect in there too. Anybody know what kind of effect he's using? Sounds kinda like an envelope filter to my untrained ear... :confused:

  2. NKUSigEp


    Jun 6, 2006
    Bright, IN
    "He" is Al Cisneros...fuzz and I think in other threads we came to the conclusion it was a wah pedal. Could be an autowah but it doesn't have the same wah'ing characteristics on each note like an autowah would produce. There's never been much conclusive evidence either way and afaik, Al doesn't kiss and tell.
  3. he uses a wah and plays very very loud.

    i know he uses a dod250 type overdrive in om though
  4. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Sounds like a little chorus in there. Maybe flanger.
  5. Deluge Of Sound

    Deluge Of Sound Banned

    Nov 8, 2007
    There have been a couple of different takes on it--some people swear its a wah, others say its an envelope filter.

    I know Tayste said he used a Mu-Tron III in a thread a while back, but that's about as specific as any of us have been willing/able to get.

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