How To Get An Ampeg B15 & SVT Sound From A Pedal

Share this

To many, the Ampeg B15 and SVT amps represent the pinnacle of bass tone. Any serious bass player would do well to consider one or both for recording and live work. But, let's face it, who has the money or the muscles for that matter, to cart them around.

This video lesson shows how the fantastic Tech 21 VT bass pedal can get you somewhere in the ballpark.

Studio & Live

This pedal is great for live work too although, in the studio - I feel - is where it shines. In the digital realm, character is the defining quality to look for when, sometimes, the bass tone can be on the sterile side. A pedal like this one adds that harmonic saturation that allows the bass to sit perfectly in a mix.

In the video, I show you a few settings used to record bass in the studio. These same principles can be used in live settings too. This is one of my favourite pedals now! What's yours? Comment below.

Related lessons

How To Put Together A Bass Guitar Pedalboard

 

If you get any value from my lessons and would like to help keep this site running and the weekly lessons flowing, click the button below for a small donation. Even something small really helps me cover running costs!


I don't share your details with any other party and won't crowd your inbox. Privacy policy.

Latest Lessons

Page [tcb_pagination_current_page] of [tcb_pagination_total_pages]

{"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}

Get this Free E-Book

Learn how to reach a higher level with your bass playing

>