Electric Bass Guitar

, January 29, 2012

The invention of bass guitar pedals of course would not happen without the invention of the electric bass guitar. Before electric bass guitars came into existence and became standard in popular music, bassists had no other option but to play the double bass. The double bass is still used today, but mostly in symphony orchestras. […]


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Bass Equalizer and Octave Pedals

, August 8, 2011

Two bass guitar pedals that more or less affect the bass in a subtle or complementary way are the bass equalizer pedal and the bass octave pedal. Equalizer is another filter effect, because it involves altering parts of the audio signal's frequency. Equalizer pedals have a set of control knobs that adjust a certain frequency range […]


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Bass Distortion Pedal 2

, June 29, 2011

When it comes to bass distortion pedals, you will find that they come in a wide variety. In fact, you'll see that pedals of this kind don't only say "distortion" on them. In some cases they are called "overdrive" or "fuzz" pedals. Overdrive and fuzz are both, forms of distortion. What usually makes an overdrive […]


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Bass Flanger Pedal

, June 8, 2011

The flanger effect for bass is created in a similar manner to the chorus effect, in that it mixes two or more audio signals together. This process is called modulation. Flanger is also similar to chorus, in that harmony plays a part in creating the effect. It's also important to point out that just like […]


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