bass compression

High-quality compressor stompboxes have increased in number in recent years, and the amount of control over

the effect varies from pedal to pedal.

Don’t write off compression—embrace it and use it to your advantage.

Over the past 15 years, there's one pedal I've done very few shows without. And we're literally talking over a thousand different shows with countless different artists. I've worn out several duplicates of the same pedal, because once I got used to playing with it, I simply couldn't play without it. What pedal? An old EBS compressor. Onstage or in the studio, compression is a vital tool for many bassists, yet it's still misunderstood by many others.

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