Sam gives us a complete beginner's guitar to bass guitar effects pedals including lots of sound examples and pedal placement signal chain tips.
00:00 Beginner's Guide To Bass Effects
01:40 Bass Compressor & Limiter Pedals Explained
03:28 Bass EQ Pedals Explained
04:55 Bass Pre-Amps Explained
06:09 Bass Wah Pedals & Envelope Filters Explained
08:16 Drive Pedals For Bass Guitar - Overdrive vs Distortion vs Fuzz
11:04 Octavers & Bass Pitch Shifter/Harmonists Explained
13:48 Most Popular Modulation Pedals For Bass - Chorus & Phasers Explained
16:21 Bass Synth Pedals Explained
19:13 Can I Use A Delay Or Reverb Pedal With A Bass?...Yes!
23:49 Single Effects Pedals vs Bass Multi Effects...What's Best For Me?
26:43 Outro & Other Pedals (Tuner & Looper)
There's thousands of effects pedals on the market, and most can be used with either guitar or bass...why should guitarists have all the fun?!? If you're new to the world of bass guitars and are confused by which types of effect are suitable for a bass, this beginners guide should hopefully make the different genres of effect types a little easier to understand.
Within this video we explain the differences between the most common types of bass effects pedals including compressors, limiters, pre-amps, envelope filters, wahs, chorus and synth pedals. We explain the differences between bass overdrive, distortion and fuzz pedals, offer tips for pedal placement and your signal chain and look at the pros and cons of both individual pedals and multi-fx units. We hope you find this guide useful, you can try out any of the pedals that Sam's using here for yourself at your local Professional Music Technology..