On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Per Boysen <firstname.lastname@example.org
> Two other listeners over at the Stick forum report having seen him do
> this live with a volume pedal. That makes us three. I think the "bow
> sound" in the early stage of each bass note is the distortion, as it
> comes out when there is no string plucking sound left in the note
> attack. Levin is also known for using a lot of compression on the
> Stick (easily spotted on Elephant Talk by Crimson).
> However - there really is an awesome effect patch that makes a Stick
> bass (or normal electric bass) sound like a warm buzzing fretless
> double bass: The Digitech BP8 set to a patch using its "fretless
> simulator". Sound example here:
> Pedal image here:
> On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Per Boysen <email@example.com
>>> Per Boysen wrote:
>>>> No synth used there. He loops a fast arpeggio played on the melody
>>>> side and then he plays long notes on the bass side going though some
>>>> distortion effect.
>> On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 11:46 AM, andy butler <firstname.lastname@example.org
>>> At times there's a really realistic rasp sound
>>> like a bowed double bass...so it would be interesting to know
>>> exactly which distortion fx is being used.
>>> (there's also a slow attack to help the effect)
>> Indeed! I remember someone posted what fx that was on the Stick forum,
>> but this morning I was too busy running out on a field job to check it
>> out. Will post back here if I can find it.