How to get this sound, or how would you describe it

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Juanchioo, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. Juanchioo


    Jul 19, 2013

    Hi guys! i listened to a lot of covers from this guy, and i allways love the tone.

    So, how would you describe this tone, and how do you think i could achieve something similar?
  2. Hobobob

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

    Jan 25, 2011
    Camarillo, CA
    The only way to achieve such a tone would be to find that exact sticker, and place it in the exact same position on your bass.

    Or, you could get a Jazz bass and a Darkglass B3K.
  3. Juanchioo


    Jul 19, 2013

    i cant find that sticker anywhere :(

    lol jk, why are you recommending that pedal in special? you get that sound from that specific pedal? or i could use another overdrive pedal? because im from argentina, there is not so much variety

    and tone wise, what do you think are the tonal characteristics? im pretty bad at knowing those kind of things, if i had to guess it has a bug cut on mids and some boost on bass, am i right? or completely wrong?
  4. Juanchioo


    Jul 19, 2013
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    Jul 19, 2013
  7. tonym


    Apr 12, 2011
    He's got a youtube page, and his band has a website, why not just leave a comment or message and ask about what he's using, what his settings are, etc.

    Most bass players are happy to go on at length if you compliment their tone. ;)
  8. Fat Steve

    Fat Steve The poodle bites, the poodle chews it.

    Feb 4, 2013
    Ventura County
    Whoa now, that's just a bit too logical.
  9. Juanchioo


    Jul 19, 2013
    ok, thanks, ill do that!

    still if someone has some tips, they are welcome!
  10. I for one don't like that tone and I fail to see anything special about it - sorry, just my opinion.
    To me, the plucking definitely contributes a lot to the tone, hard plucking!!
    I have a custom made Jazz bass with a J pick-up in the neck position and a humbucker in the bridge, EQ flat, both pick-ups full, hard plucking and I get very close.