Favorite Examples of Fuzz, Overdrive, or Distortion

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by MRDOOM, Dec 4, 2012.


  1. MRDOOM

    MRDOOM

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  2. Roscoe East

    Roscoe East

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    John Wetton's fuzz bass at 4:20 from the live version (USA album) of "Lark's Tongues In Aspic, Part II" by King Crimson

     
  3. Richland123

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    Blue Cheer - Summertime Blues

     
  4. smeet

    smeet Gold Supporting Member

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    Oh yeah!!! Gives me goosebumps... :bassist:

    Any idea what he uses to get that sound?
     
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  6. lunarpollen

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    overdrive — Gallon Drunk - "Some Fool's Mess"
     
  7. lunarpollen

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    overdrive - the Who - "Sodding About"
     
  8. Spidzior

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    Church Of Misery - I, Mother****er (Ted Bundy) - killer riffs and distorted bass tone
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRm_JThG35g

    Black Label Society - Mother Mary - great example of bass distortion, one of my favourite tones of all time
    Deriglasoff - Dyabeu
     
  9. Dave Siff

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    I've always liked the Ash song "Jack Names the Planets", from the soundtrack to the movie "Angus." The fuzz bass really jumps out during the verses.
     
  10. MixBass

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    Ralphe Armstrong played some wicked fuzz solos w/Jean Luc Ponty in the 80's.
     
  11. vegas532

    vegas532 Supporting Member

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    You can't have a fuzz bass discussion on here without me throwing Paul Barker into the mix!

     

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