I need a compressor for playing live so I can switch between slap and fingerstyle smoother but don't know what to get. Any ideas? I was considering a Kneely pedal (transistor) or a Carvin rack mount (optical), but I don't know what I'm talking about.
I wouldn't recommend using a compressor live.
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are you kidding me? dont use a compressor live? theres a rediulous amount of people who wouldnt go on without on, me being one of those people. what are your reasons, im curious...
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I wouldn't recommend using a compressor live.

When I'm playing fast fingerstyle where I'm barely touching the strings then switch to slapping the hell out of the strings, it is very obnoxious. I don't know how else to pull it off.
The EBS Multicomp is a tasty compressor in a pedal, it sounds nice, but you may want a rackmount compressor...
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i can only keep it up for about 30 seconds before my fingers cramp up =[

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I hear really good things about dbx's compressors. I don't have the slightest idea which one to recommend though....

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Well, I wouldn't recommend the dbx 266XL. A few days ago, I plugged straight into the amp, and my tone was better by a long-shot. With the compressor plugged, it sounded as if the tone knob was at 0.

I was baffled...
Analog Man is better then Keeley, they're both great and you can't go wrong with either, but Analog Man makes the best compressors money can buy.

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