Worship Bass Guitar Tone 101 – Best Pedals & Direct Boxes

  • Written By 
  • David Curran

Worship Bass Guitar Tone 101 [Video Below]

Your band’s sound is only as powerful as it’s bass guitar tone. A great worship bass guitar tone can be the difference between having a mediocre sounding band, and an amazing one. And bad bass guitar tone can muddy up a mix and make the sound engineer’s job a nightmare. So it’s important to take the time to find the best worship bass pedals and direct box for you.

Whether you prefer vintage tones or modern sounds, finding the perfect bass guitar tone for worship will bring your songs to life and make them more enjoyable for everyone involved.

In this video, David Curran (Elevation Worship, Kari Jobe & Lauren Daigle) sits down to talk you through bass guitar tone for worship and how you can use direct boxes and pedals to get that perfect sound. Some things he’ll cover are:

Best Worship Bass Pedals

With the right worship bass guitar pedals, you can truly upgrade your tone with a sound that will make a lasting impression. Bass guitar pedals are great for creating that low-end punch in your worship music and they are essential for any musician looking to add depth and complexity to their sound.

With so many options on the market, it can be hard to know which ones are best for your particular setup. So in the video below, we go through the top worship bass guitar pedals, so you can find the perfect pedal for your specific needs – no matter what type of sound or budget you’re working with!

Best Worship Bass Direct Boxes

Worship bass guitarists looking to get the best possible sound need look no further than a direct box. It’s a must-have piece of gear for any bass player who wants to truly bring out their instrument’s full potential in both live and recorded settings. The bass guitars and pedals you have won’t do you any good if the direct box you’re sending them to is isn’t doing it’s job.

Direct boxes allow you to send your instrument directly into the sound console without having to worry about any interference from other sources. They also enable you to record or amplify your bass at different levels simultaneously, allowing you to achieve a fuller and more balanced sound overall.

In this video, we’ll discuss the key features of direct boxes and provide our recommendations on which ones are best for worship bass players. So that you can step up your game and make sure your bass lines truly shine in every performance.


Click the link above to get instant access to part 2 of this video where David goes even deeper and talks through pedals, as well as his personal bass pedal board and why he has it set up the way he does.

Direct boxes mentioned in the video:


The example song used in the video is Overcome by Elevation Worship. You can get the full tutorial for this song and hundreds more at WorshipOnline.com. Start your free trial today!

What is your current bass guitar setup? What pedals and/or direct boxes are you using and why? We’d love to know! Let us know in the comments below!

You may also be interested in these posts as well:

Ready to give it a try?

Get instant access to instrument and vocal tutorials for over 500 of today’s top worship songs!
Send this to a friend