Name ONE favorite pedal (+more)

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Re: Name ONE favorite pedal (+more)

Postby dirtykeys » Wed May 23, 2012 5:55 am

as of the past several months

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Re: Name ONE favorite pedal (+more)

Postby syntheticsolutions » Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:33 pm

The Moog pedals are incredibly good quality IMO.

The MF104 delay is great on Keys and has a great deal of control over each function. The delayed signal is very muddy but that is not as much of a disadvantage as I initially thought. It becomes more of an additional texture to your input signal as appose to an independent delay, especially with high feedback.

For me, the best pedal in my set up is the Moog MF-103 Phaser. This thing is f**king amazing!! It can be used with a subtle attitude or dramatically. The phasing sweep has a very wide range and the LFO is very controllable and easy to use creatively. It is also very nice to turn the LFO modulation off and manually sweep the phasing frequency, this sounds fantastic when the phase sweep is controlled via a CV pedal. I also utilise the CV output of my Doepfer Dark Time to control any of the CV features on the pedals e.g. Ring Mod OSC Frequency, Phaser Sweep, Delay time etc. This can give you some really cool results that most pedals would struggle to achieve.

I really sound like a Moog salesman here but despite the high price, I can not fault the pedals. The build quality is exceptional and the 4 in my possession sound incredible :D I would certainly recommend any of the initial 4 released if you have the money or find one at a bargain price.
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Re: Name ONE favorite pedal (+more)

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Re: Name ONE favorite pedal (+more)

Postby corndogssg » Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:06 am

just got an eventide h9 wich is basically all eventide's "best of" off their time factor, mod factor, pitch factor and space pedals, plus some new stuff too. It's just as good for synths as it is for guitar, I also really like the adrenalinn3 pedal for synths too. I have every moogerfooger besides the delay (wich maybe the best one with the new super delay with midi they just came out with) i also love the 103 phaser pedal but probably my favorite for synths is the 105 midi murf! that thing kicks a*s!
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Re: Name ONE favorite pedal (+more)

Postby Stab Frenzy » Tue Aug 05, 2014 12:39 pm

I've recently been getting into the MF-104Z again after I sidelined it for a while in favour of other textures and it kind of blew me away how good it sounds after having not used it for a bit. It's such a nice pedal.
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Re: Name ONE favorite pedal (+more)

Postby silikon » Thu Aug 07, 2014 5:29 pm

As boring as this sounds, any good reamp box. I use the Saturnworks Reamp box currently. Even though some of the effects I use allow line-level and instrument-levels pretty easily (the eventide stuff for example allows you to switch between the two), some sound like utter shite when plugged into a line-level device. Hence, my favorite pedal is a reamp box. Without it, (or alternatively the Harvestman Evin, since it does level matching also) I would be in effect purgatory.
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Re: Name ONE favorite pedal (+more)

Postby ppg_wavecomputer » Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:01 pm

Electro Harmonix Polyphase and Electric Mistress Deluxe (original versions).

Do the Mutron Biphase and Compact Phasing count as pedals?

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Re: Name ONE favorite pedal (+more)

Postby spookyman » Fri Sep 05, 2014 12:46 pm

Actually, i'm using a Strymon Big Sky and i'm amazed 'bout the sonic qualities. Really impressive, works perfect together with the Eventide H9 for delay's and other effects, while the Big Sky is assuming the spacy reverb and chorale effects !
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Re: Name ONE favorite pedal (+more)

Postby mitchelviolins » Tue Sep 23, 2014 3:36 am

favorite pedal for me has to be my old chassis ehx small clone
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Re: Name ONE favorite pedal (+more)

Postby DX21 » Fri Sep 26, 2014 3:29 am

I gotta say my most favorite pedal is the Boss DS1, add a bit of crispy or crunchy to my K3 synth, sounds crazy with dual mono in, especially for deep bass.

I like nearly all the boss pedals for the fact you can tweak them out and there's lots of space for new switches and knobs too.
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