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Old 08-29-2011, 02:53 PM   #1
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Adams Bass Effect

I am about to buy a bass so I am interested in what Adam has?
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Old 08-29-2011, 03:17 PM   #2
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I am about to buy a bass so I am interested in what Adam has?
While there were Bass Player magazine features on the 'Elevation' and 'Vertigo' tours, there was not for the '360' tour.

(Same with Guitar World / Guitar Player magazine and Edge)

Click on and read the sidebar at the link below. It is the 2006 Bass Player article with some insights.

VERTIGO tour article:
BASS PLAYER - Jan 2006

ELEVATION tour article:
BASS PLAYER - Nov 2000

POPMART article:
BASSICS - 1997 - VOL VII - ISSUE 1

That is not to say that his '360' rig was the same. In fact, we know that he had loads of new bass guitars and new amps.
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Old 08-29-2011, 04:34 PM   #3
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Here's a few pictures. Nothing that close (unfortuntely) but here ya go...

Effects to the left in the following (2) pictures:




Effects to the right in this pic:




Looks like a Boss GE-7, Boss TU-2 tuner. Boss SD-1(?), a couple of a/b switches. Not sure what the others are for certain. Anyone have any closer/clearer pictures?
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Sd1 no. Seems a bass distortion of boss
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Old 08-30-2011, 11:46 AM   #5
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Sd1 no. Seems a bass distortion of boss


Looks like and SD-1. But I suppose it could be a Boss ODB-3 (Boss bass overdrive).

He used a Boss OD-1 during the Zoo tours. And there was a Big Muff & Line6 DM-4 in the rig during the 'Vertigo' tour. (Might still be used?)

He used a dbx 120XP Subharmonic Synthesizer ("In A Little While" and "Elevation")




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BASS PLAYER: What is one example of how you use effects?
ADAM CLAYTON: The bass part on “City of Blinding Lights” is rather high up, so we need more low end to connect with the drums. So we use a Line 6 Bass POD to add a lower octave. I use the POD to give our engineer another sound to work with in the house. [See gear sidebar, page 37.]






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hi huys been look through this older post.looks like the Bass Pod Pro
is still in his rack? the yellow pedal does look like the Boss ODB-3
and there is also a Electro harmonix Bass micro Synthesizer on a rack
tray which you can see in the pic.there is also another Boss pedal
which looks like the SD-1 in another pic i seen.

list so far
Boss ODB-3/Boss GE-7/Boss SD-1?/EH Bass micro Synthesizer/
Boss TU-2/two X Whirlwind selector A/B/Bass Pod Pro/voodoo labs
ground control pro

the pedal between the ODB-3 and GE-7 is unknown any ideas?


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Old 07-12-2012, 07:03 PM   #7
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What are the purple pedals up front?
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Old 07-13-2012, 09:03 PM   #8
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Those are 2 Whirlwind A/B Selectors (Purple writing)

Whirlwind Selector A/B Box | Musician's Friend


the SD-1 is now confirmed and there is also a T-Rex Engineering FuelTank Classic Power Supply..
T-Rex Fuel Tank Classic - Thomann UK Cyberstore

i should be able to work out on the mystery pedal between
the ODB-3 and GE-7 on my psp, will update soon...

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Where is GE-7?
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Where is GE-7?

2nd row (L-R) it's the 3rd pedal.
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ahh. The position of the pedal are differnets in the pictures
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