Bands that employ cool bass effects.

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Gremson, Mar 12, 2014.


  1. Gremson

    Gremson

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    Hey kids.
    Like most of us, I'm on the hunt for new music to inspire me.
    I wanna hear some cool alt/indie/post/whatever rock bands that have killer bassists that use cool effects. More than just a Big Muff. I wanna hear delays, modulation, and other fuzz/dirt tones!

    Whattaya got?!:bassist:
  2. 254 stringer

    254 stringer Supporting Member

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    I would be surprised if you haven't heard TOOL yet they cover all those effects.
  3. skulletwhip

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    KEN Mode
    Big Business
    Enemymine
    Godheadsilo
    Same Sex Dictator
    Melt Banana
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  6. 254 stringer

    254 stringer Supporting Member

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    Juan Alderete
  7. Gremson

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    Rad.
    Thanks for the suggestions. Keep 'em coming! A little bit on why you like these bands, or an album to start with, would be helpful for me to sort through them too!
  8. Veldar

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    Jeff Caxide, what a guy.
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  10. AndyLES

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    You want new bands? Or classic ones too?

    In the latter category, I suggest the Police:

    "Bring on the night" (nice slow phase 90 tone on his steinberger)
  11. devnulljp

    devnulljp Supporting Member

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    Very cool. Is that a Tycobrahe Parapedal (or a Chicago Iron Parachute I guess)?
  12. Hobobob

    Hobobob Don't feed the troll, folks. Supporting Member

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    Might be a little dark and heavy for your tastes, but Peter Steele of Type O Negative used a lot of interesting effects on bass and the result, along with guitars and keyboards, was an absolutely huge overall sound. I know for sure he used Distortion (lots of it at times), Chorus, and Delay.
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  14. Toolmybass

    Toolmybass Supporting Member

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  15. Gremson

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    You guys are neat.
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    try go to this blog here, sheponbass.co.uk there are many great cool interview on the above mentioned bassist
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    Hammerhead
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    Mindfunk
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    Melt Banana +1
  19. FaithNoMan

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    This band simulates a bucket of bolts thrown into a washing machine. The bass player contributes heavily to this sound:



    ;)
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