Re: Which effects box??
- From: The Chris <cabell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 26 Jul 2005 19:36:48 GMT
"Mr Pixie" <mrpixie@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
> "The Chris" <cabell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> "Mr Pixie" <mrpixie@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
>>> I've been playing about 15 years and it is high-time I got some new
>>> effects! I have had one of those little 'pocket calculator' Zoom
>>> multieffects for ages - which is very clever but I found the effects
>>> were very synthetic sounding.
>>> I have demo'd a Boss ME-50 in a local shop, which I liked because of
>>> the ease of use and especially the Octave on the pedal! The
>>> distortions sounded pretty good and the phaser was intense enough
>>> for my needs.
>>> However, I've just noticed the Boss GT-8, which is within my price
>>> range of £350/£400 - I can't decide!
>>> Or maybe there is a better Digitech one? I just can't decide - and I
>>> want to make the right decision 'cos this has to last me!
>>> (I tend to play quite dark, heavy rock like Sabbath or psychedelic
>>> sounding stuff (e.g. Hawkwind) mostly, but also some funkier stuff
>>> like RATM), - so what would be my best choice?
>> Keep your pedals - you'll go back to them - assuming you have cool
>> stuff. I've been playing slightly longer, and I've had a bunch of the
>> multi- pedals, but always go back to my EH or MXR stuff (and a lot of
>> Boss things)
>> Learn from my mistakes, I've spent a fortune buying effects BACK!! :)
> Yeah, I'll keep my old Zoom - if only as a spare for when friends come
> round, but I definately want a new effects box - they are much better
> these days :)
Well, that's subjective. I never liked dealing with 'patches' live, and
having to remember 'numbers'.... I want Flange, I step on the blue box,
distortion, I step on the orange box :)
I've been reading a lot about the Adrenalinn II - Incredible sounds,
drums, synching... I'm going to check that out..
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