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what's your favorite effects pair?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Unemploid, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. what are two effects you like to use togther?

    i'm digging the octave fuzz. fuzz is hungry with octave it's deep.
  2. Fuzz and Phaser or Fuzz and Trem.
  3. mam1862

    mam1862 Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2008
    Northfield, Ohio
    I use a Strymon Lex with an Earthquaker Organizer. Great organ sound.
  4. Laurent

    Laurent Supporting Member

    May 21, 2008
    Napa, California
    Fuzz and wah
  5. Overdrive and distortion.
  6. fuzz and octave, deep
    fuzz and chorus, can't describe it :D
  7. FrenchBassQC

    FrenchBassQC Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Gatineau QC CA
    Chorus and delay with a fretless .... hummmm
  8. gregmon79

    gregmon79 I did it for the muff... Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2012
    Chicago IL
    Great thread idea!!

    First thing that comes to mind was my ODC and ODB3 stacked together. This used to be my go-to for really heavy parts or when my guitarist soloed. They are both off my board now, but I'll always remember that combo fondly. I now have the SA OFD and Blower Box in their places. Im still learning both separately and together, but they are stacking decently now. The outputs have to be controlled so its a long time to come yet. I may stop stacking dirts though since I have all I need in the five that are left on my board.

    Anyway, I really dig the Duality with chorus. Speaking of fuzz, by God you should hear it with some of the presets I have my Duality going with my POG2. Heavenly I tell you. I can honestly say that the Duality is probably one of the funnest pedals to stack with most other pedals on my board. I can take it a step further. For one of our bands songs, I wrote most of the it on bass, I have the Duality, POG2, delay, trem and chorus going all at the same time and it sounds AWESOME! Thats just for the intro to the song. Then I add wah to the last note of the intro. Great fun. Most times I try not to stack too many pedals at once cause it can get crazy quickly but it sure is fun to see what you can come up with. But those are some of the ones I use quite often. I also like to add reverb to certain things in certain passages. Reverb on bass can be really cool. I also seem to write a lot of things when my delay pedal is on and I had any given effect I want to at the time like dirt, modulation or trem.
  9. DagoMaino


    Feb 1, 2013
    Chorus and overdrive! Thick, Meaty, Raunch!
  10. Fishman fission and a mxr octave deluxe... You can kick on the fission with a distorted power chord above your note and add the mxr for the octave beneath.. Really fills up space during guitar solos.
  11. sillyfabe

    sillyfabe keeping the low-end silly since '06 Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2009
    San Bernardino,CA
    EBOW>Way Huge Swollen Pickle Jumbo Fuzz>Space Echo = some damn good times!
  12. Marial

    Marial weapons-grade plum

    Apr 8, 2011
    Right now an IE Polytope into an Aguilar Octamizer, but that's only because I don't have a Pigtronix Echolution or IE Subterranea yet.
  13. MCS4

    MCS4 Supporting Member

    Sep 26, 2012
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Surprisingly, pitch-shifter plus fuzz. My Polytope (at subtle, chorus-y settings) adds a high-end character that really pops when I run my Grey Stache through it, without cutting too much beef. The combo also allows me to fight back when my guitarists get into squeals/harmonics wars. I'm planning to do a demo vid soon.

    As a bonus, if I flick the rate switch on the Polytope it makes for some crazy freak-out effects.
  14. johnbegone

    johnbegone Supporting Member

    Sep 16, 2004
    Chicago, IL
    Obviously octave + fuzz.

    Lately I've been going OC-2 into either an IE Oxide or Darkglass Duality. Freaking mean mean tones.

    I like a really slow phaser on my Wooly Mammoth (well, Mastrotron now) as well.
  15. Bigmuffdiver


    Mar 28, 2014
    Chorus + overdrive. I only use this when playing high up my bass, sometimes in combination with my wah.. sounds nasty 'n' nice! :)
  16. SanDiegoHarry

    SanDiegoHarry Banned Supporting Member

    Feb 28, 2014
    San Diego, CA
    Octave + envelope filter. Bootsariffic.
  17. gregmon79

    gregmon79 I did it for the muff... Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2012
    Chicago IL
    You ever tried the Duality with a POG??
  18. bassmusic17


    Jan 15, 2011
    Normally I would say my Mesa Bottle Rocket with VT Bass considering those are my always on pedals.

    But after messing around with my Moog Ring Mod and Great Destroyer it is pretty frickin gnarly! Add a slow Helicopter chop trem to that. Holy Crap!
  19. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Supporting Member

    Pete Steele fan here... dirt and chorus!
  20. JBNeedsBeer

    JBNeedsBeer Supporting Member

    May 13, 2011
    New Brunswick, NJ
    Either Fuzz & Octave or Rat Tail & BDPG if dirt into dirt counts