I’ve had a couple of bassist friends suggest that I purchase a compression pedal. Any thoughts on this?
I love my compressor. They are a little tricky to appreciate the value of until you’ve been playing a bit. But I would consider them one of the first pedals someone should buy, yeah.
There are a very large number (hundreds) to choose from.
This guy’s reviews are gold:
Also, the Zoom compressor models on their multi-effects boxes sounded great to me.
But your first step should be to watch some youtube videos to understand what they actually do and why you would want one. Here’s a couple that are part of sales pitches