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favorite fuzz song examples!

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Shimmidybone, Mar 27, 2014.


  1. Shimmidybone

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  2. bigchiefbc

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    Beastie Boys - "Sabotage" and "Gratitude" Univox Super Fuzz
     
  3. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

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    "Think For Yourself" - Beatles - off Rubber Soul - late '65

    This may be the first ever use of fuzz on bass ever recorded - maybe..
     
  4. bigchiefbc

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    Which was a Mk 1 Tone Bender, IIRC
     
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  6. Stick_Player

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    Nah...

    Marty Robbins - Don't Worry (1961) - features a Fuzz Bass Solo.

    There may be an earlier example.
     
  7. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

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    I stand corrected - I wasn't sure. But it was an early one. thanks man!
     
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    Grand Funk: In Need (live)

    listen starting at 1:40



    No effect. Dan just dimes whatever amp he's using.

    If you can ever find a copy of "What is True What is False" (the vinyl LP from which this some comes), it's a timeless monument to the art of bass fuzz. Look no further. Dan has the word FUZZ tattooed on his wrist.
     
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  10. vegas532

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    Pretty much anything off of Ministry's "Filth Pig" and "Dark Side of the Spoon" albums. Barker is pretty much responsible for the obsession with HEAVY fuzzes, but I've always listened to bassists who use varying degrees of dirt (Squire, Lee, Entwistle, Pinnick, etc.)
     
  11. johnk_10

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    my faves:
    "Think For Yourself" - Beatles - off Rubber Soul - late '65
    "Dance to the Music" - Sly and the Family Stone- 1968
     
  12. Junior Shark

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    The National Anthem by Radiohead
     
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    Most anything by Been Folds Five.
     
  14. Journey55

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    Not sure if it's just fuzz but I really dig New Born by Muse
     
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    Toward the end of 'Locomotive Breath' by Jethro Tull. Almost sounds like a ripped speaker.
     
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    Gratitude by the Beastie Boys. I still can't believe I don't own some kind of Super Fuzz yet.
     
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    Phantoms by Paik
    Israel's Son by Silverchair
    Starlight by Muse
     
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    Jaco Pastorius "Word Of Mouth"
     
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    Hysteria - Muse does it for me :)
     
  20. waterboy

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    +1

    Nursing Home is a personal favorite. :bassist:
     
  21. vegas532

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    That's the only Ministry song I've never found live clips of, and it's driving me crazy! I think they've only played it twice ever. I LOVE that song, it's just so...beautifully odd!
     

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