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Rig Rundown: Minus the Bear [2018]

Before the storied math-rock outfit rides off into the sunset, Jake Snider, bassist Cory Murchy, and looper-extraordinaire Dave Knudson give us one last glimpse at how they build their fascinating, IDM-inspired textures.

Very similar to the 2013 setup, Cory Murchy has just added a Verellen Meatsmoke preamp that stays on most of the time and gives the amp a little bigger, brawnier sound. The Greedtone bass overdrive that adds some filth without taking out the low end. And to harness dynamics, he still employs the Ernie Ball volume pedal.

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