pedal, that simulates water (?)

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  1. saintgerty

    saintgerty TDPRI Member

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    hey there, im looking for an effect that can simulate water really well, an underwater type sound, vibration, like a torpedo going through the water, waves cascading into each .... if anyone can recommend something similar would be appreciated....
     
  2. barkley

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    Ever tried chorus?
    Tremolo also reminds me of the ocean
     
  3. Ben Harmless

    Ben Harmless Friend of Leo's

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    I'm thinking a good spring reverb that has extreme settings available, and maybe a little delay as well as that chorus.

    Somewhere in there, you'll find the truth.

    Oh, and don't forget, if you get a real spring reverb, you can always kick it for the sproinggggg.
     
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    Maybe a phaser set to a quick rate would also help increase the effect?
     
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    Take the Way Huge Aqua Puss and dunk it in a glass of water.

    J/K! I always thought a light phase effect had some underwater-y vibes to it. But what you're describing is probably some combination of modulation effects ... if I were you I might try something like the Line 6 MM4 and layer a couple of things together ...
     
  6. jazztele

    jazztele Poster Extraordinaire

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    flanger set fast, and some delay?
     
  7. Big Tony

    Big Tony Friend of Leo's

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    Univibe (+ mucho reverb + medium delay)?

    / Tony
     
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    hannigan Friend of Leo's

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    Contact mikes and a big metal wash basin full of water, is how I do it.
     
  9. saintgerty

    saintgerty TDPRI Member

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    a combination seems to be common thread....spring reverb my amp can give, hmm sounds like i will have to do a little experimenting at the store.... thanks for the tips- Im actually hoping to apply it to a vocal...
     
  10. jjkrause84

    jjkrause84 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Phaser can do it on it's own....I'd check there first (but the other suggestions will probably work as well giving you multiple flavours of water from tap to bottled and beyond!)
     
  11. hannigan

    hannigan Friend of Leo's

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    All good suggestions but nothing does water like water.
     
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    guitarzan13 Friend of Leo's

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    Strange question....
     
  13. hannigan

    hannigan Friend of Leo's

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    I record water sound all the time its a question I really relate to.
     
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    guitarzan13 Friend of Leo's

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    Okay.... maybe not strange.... just different.
    Hannigan, do you have any examples?? I'm not sure what y'all are reffering to.
     
  15. hannigan

    hannigan Friend of Leo's

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    Yes I could I guess this is a good time to set up another water effects rig ,my bathtub is a big part of my set up so its a bit of a pain but fun.
    I will need to take pictures to properly explain what Im doing,
    So ill have to face my learning curve and learn my photo stuff then after that sound clips.
    I used water sounds on my group Weapon Shops album Do Not Listen but they are mixed in an almost unrecognizable way.
    so stay tuned Im working on it .
     
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    guitarzan13 Friend of Leo's

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    Sounds interesting....I can't wait to hear the clips!
     
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    I think this sound would just me want to go to the bathroom more than I already do. Damn prostate!
     
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