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Adding to Todd's answer - the bass chorus in particular.My Boss (others are available - but not necessarily with this feature!) has a 'low filter' facility. This specifically applies the chorus effect to just the upper frequencies if required, which cuts out the muddiness produced when low frequency notes have a chorus effect used on them. Subtle, but ...


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Sometimes it's just the color of the case, the branding (Bass Fuzz X28-B instead of just Fuzz X28), and the marketing ("As seen in Bass Magazine!"). If it goes beyond that, well obviously bass effects are designed to handle a wider range of frequencies, especially those below the normal range of a guitar. In addition to an overall wider frequency response, ...


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I don't think there's a lot of distortion in that sound. This kind of funkiness is mostly achieved with a good strong technique (deep apoyando, rather close to the bridge), a low-ish action so you get a decent amount of fingerboard in the sound (but not slap – that uses a single collision, whereas this fingerstyle needs more of a uniform buzzing; in fact you ...



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