#1
Would a compressor eliminate the ice-picking associated with say Fender amps? You know, those super trebly sounds that jump at you when you attack the strings?

I'm not taking a swing at Fender amps, I really like them for the clean sounds, it's just that I often find them just a little too harsh sounding. so my question is, would a compressor fix that?

Sorry for the n00b question, I've just never had the chance to play around with a guitar compressor.
Esp Eclipse II
Fender Strat LoneStar
Martin D35 Custom Shop
Vox Night Train
Vox Heritage cab 1x12
#2
Yes a compressor will help with the icepick highs. It will also smooth out the harsh sounds while fattening up your tone and adding sustain. I would definitely recommend you trying one, especially if you are into a clean fender kinda sound.
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Last edited by pawnluv at Feb 21, 2012,
#3
ok thanks for clarifying!
Esp Eclipse II
Fender Strat LoneStar
Martin D35 Custom Shop
Vox Night Train
Vox Heritage cab 1x12