Stompboxtober Day 17: OPFXS V-Uno

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V-Uno

V-Uno is a reprogrammable guitar pedal which allows to upload the desired effect via USB and fully reconfigure it.

It includes almost all the OPFXS effects made so far (Dig Deep, Cometa and Asteroide) and a few more. Check the list of available effects.

The software application can run on Windows, MacOS and Android devices equipped with USB OTG.

The effects available have various number of parameters, most simple ones only have 3 parameters and complex ones can have up to 16! The parameters can be either knobs, switches or multi-switches.
OPFXS
$205

For at least a decade, the classic Ampeg SVT was the dominant bass amp for power and tone.

Photo courtesy of ampeg.com

From the giant, hefty beasts of yore to their modern, ultra-portable equivalents, bass amps have come a long way. So, what's next?

Bassists are often quite well-informed about the details of their instruments, down to the finest technical specs. Many of us have had our share of intense discussions about the most minute differences between one instrument and another. (And sometimes those are interrupted by someone saying, "It's all in the fingers.") But right behind our backs, at the end of our output cables, there is a world of tone-shaping that we either simply ignore or just don't want to dive into too deeply. Turning a gear discussion from bass to amp is a perfect way to bring it to an abrupt end.

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Intermediate

Beginner

  • Develop a better sense of subdivisions.
  • Understand how to play "over the bar line."
  • Learn to target chord tones in a 12-bar blues.
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Playing in the pocket is the most important thing in music. Just think about how we talk about great music: It's "grooving" or "swinging" or "rocking." Nobody ever says, "I really enjoyed their use of inverted suspended triads," or "their application of large-interval pentatonic sequences was fascinating." So, whether you're playing live or recording, time is everyone's responsibility, and you must develop your ability to play in the pocket.

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