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A Little Recording on My New Squier Bass

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by RyanJD, Jan 18, 2014.


  1. RyanJD

    RyanJD

    Apr 19, 2011
    Iowa
    I just layed this down in about two hours or so.
    It's kind of sloppy and I'm no drummer but I had a lot of fun doing it.
    It's essentially a sound test for my Squier Vintage Modified Precision V that I just got two days ago.

    [SOUNDCLOUD]https://soundcloud.com/ryan-j-daniels/ryanjd-haiiro-no-inu?in=ryan-j-daniels/sets/music-projects[/SOUNDCLOUD]

    I have this lame habit of giving my songs name of animals in Japanese.
    This one I decided to call 'Haiiro no Inu' or 'Gray Dog' just because I was inspired by my Miniature Schnauzer as I was playing.
    She would try to jump up on my lap and I'd say, "Saddie, get down. I'm shredding sweet licks." :bassist:

    Anyways, it's just drums and bass.
    Every bass sound you hear is from my Squier.

    Worth noting:
    The little "solo" in the song is the bass without any effects. Just some added volume.
    The other bass sounds are going through a compressor and an EQ. (Or something like that.)
    I'm running stock strings and stock everything else.

    Thanks for indulging me.
    I hope I at least brought a little joy to your ears. :)

    Ryan
     
  2. RyanJD

    RyanJD

    Apr 19, 2011
    Iowa
    I could not find a decent ride sound.
    Hi-hat was okay, but no rides, no crash...
    The cymbal options are really limited on that program I think.
    Also, I'm afraid the drums are a little louder than they should be.
    Still learning this stuff. :rolleyes:
     
  3. bkbirge

    bkbirge

    Jun 25, 2000
    Houston, TX
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Steak n Shake
    Nice bass tone, chill tune, like it.
     
  4. Pier_

    Pier_

    Dec 22, 2013
    Roma, Italia
    lovin' it, and I love the japanese name :p
     
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  6. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Disclosures:
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Hey, pretty neat.
    I like how you, essentially, demonstrate "both P bass voices," the adrker one, and the brighter one. Cool.
     
  7. RyanJD

    RyanJD

    Apr 19, 2011
    Iowa
  8. SteC

    SteC

    Mar 20, 2012
    Dublin
    Sounds great. What program are you using? Find a better one haha. With better drum sounds and the like, produce it up really nice with some other instruments programmed in maybe. Mostly just keep writing songs though IMO.