WEAPONS OF CHOICE
Bass: Fender Jazz (1972, passive tone control neutral)
Strings: Dunlop Rounds (nickels, 45 – 105, used)
Cable: DiMarzio EP1700
Interface: SPL Crimson
DAW: Logic Pro X
Drums: Loop It Collection
In this first round of sound clips, I set the CLEAN and FILTER knobs right in the middle. The first clip has the DOWN octave at 25%, and then it is increased to 50%, 75% and 100%.
As you may notice, there are some white dots to indicate the exact knob positions, which have been added as it can be a bit hard to read the knob position without them. You can read more about this issue in the Quality & Design section on the main review page.
But as always, let’s start out by listening to a completely DRY version of the audio clip.
These are pretty basic examples of how you can play with blending in the octave at various levels and how it affects the overall sound. Next, let’s try to emphasize the octave a bit over the dry signal and then start tweaking the FILTER knob…