CREATION AUDIO IABS
CREATION AUDIO LABS HAVE A TRACK RECORD Of PRODUCING INNOVATIVE, STYLISH fOOT PEDALS. IS THE BOLT
EIRE OVERDRIVE WHAT YOU NEED TO GIVE YOUR BASS SOME GOTHIC GRIND, ASKS KEV SANDERS
Bass Direct
www.bassdirect.co.uk
H
aving a d e ce n t o verd rive
pedal at your feet
m e a n s that you don't
have to faff around w ith
your am p se ttin g s w h en
you w an t to m ix in so m e
cru nch. A lth o u gh it's true that
s o m e tim e s the la st thing you need is a disto rted b a ss so u n d , ad ding
a little go o d q u ality o verd rive is often the d iffe re n ce b e tw e e n a good
b a ss so u n d and a g reat one.
P lu g g e d in and sw itch e d on, the H o ly Fire lo o ks so lid and w ell,
a bit scary. Th e nam e is punched thro ugh the indu strial looking
sta in le ss ste e l c a sin g , allo w in g the re d d ish -o ra n ge ligh ts in sid e
to s h o w th ro ugh , givin g the w h o le thing a fiery, d e m o n ic glow .
Perh ap s to co u n ter th is the
gain , o verd rive and distortion
co n tro ls co n tro ls a c ro ss the top
are also labelled w ith punched-
thro ugh letters, read in g G, O,
D. S e t b e lo w th e se is a 'h i-cu t'
tone control w hich b a cks off the
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