Top 5 Bass Compressors

Top 5 Bass Compressors

What would a bassist be without his trusty little friend, the Compressor? Designed to “squeeze” the frequencies, give some boost or cut unwanted spikes and out-of-control bass frequencies, the compressor is a useful tool for almost every application. It is not unusual to find one (or more than one) on every bassist pedalboard. Our awesome Russell takes a look at our top 5 Compressor pedals and demonstrates how to use them correctly. Enjoy the video!


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Bass: Fender American Professional Jazz Bass MN SNG

Amps: Phil Jones BG100 Bass Cub

Pedals: EBS MultiComp SEMarkbass CompressoreMXR M87 Bass CompressorDarkglass Super Symmetry CompressorTC Electronic SpectraComp Bass Compressor and a Palmer PAN 01

What was your favorite compressor out of the bunch?
Do you use a compressor in your pedalboard? 🙂

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Simon's passion for music generated a long time ago, and led him to become a guitarist and self-produce his music with the band Onyria.

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