Unreal DIY Subkick

We have found various speakers that we use as subkicks. We damp them, we put stompboxes after them, and think of exciting ways to mount them. It is actually quite easy. Find a speaker that works, and wire a speaker cable to it but with the tip of the jack soldered to the negative and the sleeve to the positive. Speaker moves inward=produces positive voltage on the negative pin. Plug it into a DI that can handle hot levels and has a pad, and then to a mic preamp. Voila! Try different DIs for extra flavour, and ofcourse different speakers with various stiffness factors.

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