Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by jsharpphoto » Tue Jan 26, 2016 12:37 pm

Is anyone using any of the BBE sonic maximizers, either in stomp or rack form, on their Moog?
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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by _DemonDan_ » Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:17 am

jsharpphoto wrote:Is anyone using any of the BBE sonic maximizers, either in stomp or rack form, on their Moog?

Sonic Maximizers are useful tools.

{They slightly time-shift high frequencies to arrive a little before the lower frequencies, which creates an aural illusion that the highs are louder, clearer, crisper, etc., without actually changing the amplitude of those high frequencies. Some models also create sub-octaves of the lowest frequencies to enhance the bass.}

Beware: You ears can adapt to these new sounds during extended listening such that, when you come back with fresh ears the next day, you'll be stunned at how shrill and/or boomy you've made your mix.
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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by _DemonDan_ » Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:51 am

I'd put in a strong vote for the new Boss RV-6 Reverb:

http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/RV6

A lot of lower-cost stomp box reverbs aren't beautiful enough for synths, but this one is stunning.

Play a gently-filtered Sawtooth into its MODULATE setting with the TONE and TIME cranked and you get instant Blade Runner.

(Not "kinda' like Blade Runner", but "Damn, that's it!")
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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by Spitfire » Sun Jan 31, 2016 4:19 am

thanks DemonDan and jsharpphoto. I'll add these to the original post. :mrgreen:
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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by Spitfire » Sun Jan 31, 2016 4:27 am

see, the doubts I have about guitar pedals on synths relate to the absolutely awful sound I got from the EHX small clone when connected to my LP Tribute. You have to lower the volume a great deal, and then the chorus effect is very weak and distorted nonetheless. It was a very negative experience. But hey, my wife got hooked up with a pedal for her guitar in the process! :mrgreen:
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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by Flareless » Sun Jan 31, 2016 8:38 am

I have successfully used the following effects pedals with my Sub 37;

Roland RE20
Pigtronix Echolution 2
Electro Harmonix Electric Mistress
Electro Harmonix Bass Big Muff Pi Deluxe
MXR 70's Distortion

All work extremely well and make for some awesome effects.

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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by stiiiiiiive » Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:15 am

My experience:

- Already quoted RE20, EHX Cathedral and DMMTT, various MoogerFoogers work well (I've tried all but 101, 104SD/MSD and original 104).
- Tech 21 character series VT Bass and Blonde work well with a low level setting : give a great rock'n'roll character :)
- SubDecay Quasar phaser and ProCo RAT work well, at least on a Clavia G2.
- MiniFooger Drive works well
- EHX POG2 works well

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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by GregAE » Sun Jan 31, 2016 4:06 pm

jsharpphoto wrote:Is anyone using any of the BBE sonic maximizers, either in stomp or rack form, on their Moog?


Been using a BBE Sonic Stomp for years with the Voyager. Here' a brief write-up I did for KnobTweak back in the day:

BBE Exciter.jpg


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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by MoogProg » Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:10 am

Few more I use regularly:

MF-Delay works very well on the Slim and Sub37. A CV LFO from the MicroBrute creates modulated delays. Yea!

MF-Trem enjoys receiving an ENV CV signal from the MicroBrute to create fast-into-slow tremolo effects.

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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by stiiiiiiive » Tue Feb 02, 2016 6:48 pm

Modulated delays... is there anything better?... :)

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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by c7sus » Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:36 pm

Foxrox TZF2.
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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by Spitfire » Mon Feb 08, 2016 4:21 am

thank you all for the extra references. they've been added to the original post. :mrgreen:

the only ones not added are the moogerfoogers recently mentioned. they're included in the first entry of the original post.

@C7SUS: are you recommending, or warning against, the Foxrox TZF2?
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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by c7sus » Mon Feb 08, 2016 11:35 pm

TZF2 is a great pedal. The coolest thing I have got it to do with the Voyager so far is envelope tape warble. Set TZF2 envelope control to 10-11 o' clock and use patches with medium to long envelopes. You can dial the envelope control on the TZF2 so it gets kind of pushed and pulled between oscillator and envelope control of the delay time. Can be very subtle up to very detuned. Envelope, Depth, and Manual settings on the TZF2 are very interactive. It sounds great with guitar too.
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Re: Stomp Box Pedals that Work With Synths (Digital, Analog)

Post by Spitfire » Wed Feb 10, 2016 3:38 pm

thanks @c7sus. it's been added to the list (sounds like a potential addition to my studio, too!) :mrgreen:
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