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Indie rock distortion
Old 21st January 2013
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Indie rock distortion

Hi, I'm looking to get a new distortion pedal. I play indie rock similar to the frames, death cab, and frightened rabbit. I'm looking for a really raw sounding distortion that is in your face. I'm looking for something similar to the distortion in the last half of "Santa Maria" by the frames or the last part of "the girl from Chile" by the avett brothers. I've tried looking up their setups without much luck. Suggestions?
Old 22nd January 2013
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In Death Cab they use a Zvex Box of Rock distortion and a Fulltone full drive. Have a look at them online. Failing that, check out a Pro Co Rat.
Old 26th January 2013
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those are usually fairly light OD played through a clean amp. for pedals, there are some great fulltone or zvex units. never count out the amp too, something Fender or AC-inspired could get you there.
Old 27th January 2013
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I have a fender amp. I hate the distortion on it though. I'm trying to figure out what pedal will sound good

Old 27th January 2013
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Not all fender amps are equal. In general when people mention overdriven fender amps they mean older amps from the 50's and 60's.
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