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What is your modulation go to?

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by paulblackford, Apr 3, 2021.

  1. paulblackford

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    If you use any kind of modulation (tremolo, chorus, flanger, phaser, etc..), what is the one you prefer (the actual pedal) the most?
     
  2. Collin D Plonker

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    Chorus on the MD500.
     
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  5. Dan German

    Dan German Doctor of Teleocity

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    Trem. Almost always on. (Danelectro Cool Cat, if it matters.)
     
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    Chiogtr4x Doctor of Teleocity

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    It gets kind of split between ( just on my whim, as only ONE of these will go on my small pedalboard)

    either a Boss Tremolo set to sound like BF/SF Fender amp,
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    my Boss CE-5 Chorus Ensemble, always set to a 'fake Leslie' sound ( fast Rate/MIX high/ Depth low>moderate)
    I just pick one for the gig, and just on a few blues, R&B, or Dead tunes.
     
  7. studio1087

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    BBE Tremor or the MXR Univibe or the Fulltone Deja Vibe or the Fulltone Supra-Trem.

    Yah.......that’s it.
     
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    I’ve tried several times to get along with a chorus but I just can’t get there. I like trems and phasers, modulated delays and reverbs are cool, never tried a flanger but it’s coming.
     
  9. Fretting out

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    I was into flange for a while, electric mistress/boss bf-2

    I find myself using an mxr univibe more

    I like chorus a lot just don’t use it much
     
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  10. drmordo

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    Just got a DoD FX22 Vibrothang that is kind of a tremolo/vibrato/univibe depending on how you set it. Pretty cool pedal.

    That said, the modulation I truly use the most is Waves Metaflanger plugin during mixing. I put it on all kinds of things in either 'Biphase' of some kind of slow flanging. I'd love to get a BiPhase pedal, but they are spendy. I just ordered a Electric Mistress off this forum, we'll see how it measures up.
     
  11. Killing Floor

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    I use a Walrus Julia on a slow, deep chorus sometimes. I also would use a Catalinbread Zero Point flanger if the song has a need for that. But to be honest the Zero Point could stay on. Unless you hold the button it stays a very subtle mod that sounds like a reel to reel take up drag.
     
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    image.jpg Ha ha ha ha I thought at first you meant like the Barry Manilow modulation, you know up 1/2 step!
    Oops pushed that too fast- Younger years I used phase 45 in phase 90 then that went into the Leslie I think it was a model 16? you know the real spinner! I had a couple and I remember changing out the speaker for a larger one. Finally didn’t want to lug that stuff around and I got a Roland gold double pedal,Oh here it is right here. It never failed to get people to come up to the stage because of a little light show that it does. I used a bud box with a big knob on it to change the speed. It does ramp up and down but I like all the in between speeds! I really feel the ramping up and down brings movement to the songs whether it’s rock or any style really but it really fits in with like R&B stuff when you wanna bring up the excitement or roll it back into some of that close dancing music, You speed it up in the chorus and then ramp it back way slow for the sultry verse, think of Otis Redding or Marvin Gaye...
     
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    Motion Sound SRV 112. Any amp I own sounds better through it.
    Ibanez stereo chorus is easier to transport, gets the job done.
    Vibratone effect on a SCX2. Tap tempo can put it anywhere you like.
    Tremolo on a Fender Excelsior. The only one that I really love.
    Have a Danelectro (something) on my pedal board. Hardly ever gets used.
     
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    I used to really like the choral modulation on my DMM. It had the old AC cord and Mick Davis tweaked it up really good. I got rid of pedals a ways back, though.
     
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    I like the vibrato side of the Retrosonic Chorus, and Fender amp tremolo.
     
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    I’m kind of either/or. Light vanilla trem either on a fender amp or the boss one. I haven’t had a trem amp in a while and sold the boss some time ago, but I’ve been a little interested in a really choppy trem lately (like idk, Radiohead or The Who style). Light vibrato is super cool too (either univibe or the boss one, don’t matter).

    Otherwise it’s tuned audio rate phaser + feedback to do cool droney textures. On the OTA phasers it’s usually pretty easy to change the frequency of the LFO. Sounds cooler than a ring mod.
     
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    Boss tremolo, set to a very subtle pulse. More so you feel it rather than hear it. Recently picked up the Walrus Audio Juila that I've been loving. Set on vibrato much like the tremolo. Either one gives the tone a subtle lushness.
     
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    Lotta times I would just use my crappy Hotone Ravo 10 in A side chain looper because it’s bypass is not very good and only use it for trem. The optical and the bias are pretty good sounding by themselves also the vibrato. It doesn’t take up much room and has a pedal so I can ramp them. I wonder how many others use a not very well liked or at least famously like pedal in this way
     
  20. paulblackford

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    I love the Vibrothang. I think that pedal really shines when used in a more subtle way. It's great for mellow sounds.
     
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