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How to get Steve Harris's tone

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by nikki271027, Nov 11, 2012.


  1. nikki271027

    nikki271027

    Oct 7, 2012
    My bass is Lakland 55-02 (J-H pickup) with 3-band EQ

    How can I get P-bass tone in this song?

     
  2. Play near the bridge, and use your fingernails
     
  3. atheos

    atheos

    Sep 28, 2008
    Tampere, Finland
    1. Steve Harris signature bass
    2. Steve Harris signature strings
    3. Spandex pants
     
  4. Duckwater

    Duckwater

    May 10, 2010
    USA, Washington
    Neck single coil in passive mode, heavy gauge strings(preferably bright flatwounds) with super low action. Hammer the meat of your fingers on the strings to make them hit the frets and get that clanking sound. Boost around 2k if you can, compression will help bring out the attack as well.
     
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