Tremolo advice

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Re: Tremolo advice

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:39 pm

That's good to know. I might have to try one one of these days. As for the two switches, I'm surprised that Chase Bliss has been as popular as they are for so long. I don't have big feet, but hitting one and not the other sounds like a level of precision that I don't imagine a ton of players can hit during live playing.
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Re: Tremolo advice

Post by del » Wed Nov 04, 2020 8:54 am

I'll add another vote for the Caroline Parabola: it does mellow and chop, both, very well. I think it has my favorite mellow tremolo and it's chop is excellent. Plus it has a nice pre-amp style overdrive capability should you want it and the "havoc" feature, which is a momentary footswitch that dramatically increases (maxes?) depth and speed.
This video is a good overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7KkRwoWVzk
It's a feature packed pedal that is very user friendly and simple to understand.

FWIW, I also concur that the best chop/repea- percussion style trem I've played is the EQD Hummingbird, but it is all chop and no warble so might be less useful for your needs.

I hope this is helpful.

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Re: Tremolo advice

Post by mcbrandt » Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:21 pm

You could maybe look at the EHX Mod11. I won't totally vouch for it, though. It does regular trem pretty well, but i personally don't use the other settings even though I was expecting to when purchasing it. I probably would have been better off just getting a $50 trem pedal for my needs.

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Re: Tremolo advice

Post by ElephantDNA » Wed Nov 04, 2020 8:56 pm

Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:39 pm
That's good to know. I might have to try one one of these days. As for the two switches, I'm surprised that Chase Bliss has been as popular as they are for so long. I don't have big feet, but hitting one and not the other sounds like a level of precision that I don't imagine a ton of players can hit during live playing.
Yeah I had looked at that before settling on the valcoder. Definitely would have chosen v1 for this reason.

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