Juan Alderete Isolated Bass Mars Volta

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by jd_watt, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. jd_watt


    Mar 22, 2013
    Has anyone listened to this isolated Juan Alderete clip? What a great player and amazing tone. Anyone care to take a shot at the gear used for this recording? I'd love to cop some of these tones in my own playing. No tube amp here unfortunately...

    Here's the clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5rLFr3rB7M
  2. andrew


    May 20, 2000
    Vancouver BC/Pacific Northwest
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar Amplification, Spector, Regenerate Guitar Works, Tech 21 NYC
    Very cool tone.
  3. jd_watt


    Mar 22, 2013
    Yes! Gotta get close... so good.
  4. Pelham Bleu

    Pelham Bleu All you need is fuzz.

    Apr 4, 2013
    This is pretty cool, though I'll admit I was just little bit disappointed because I was hoping for one of his effects-laden sound barrages.
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  6. PseudoSpaceman


    Jul 5, 2009
    Boss CS-2 through an Ampeg of some sort would be a safe bet.
  7. M0ses

    M0ses Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Eastern Wisconsin
    Damn that tone is sick!!!! Forgot how much I love these guys.
  8. jd_watt


    Mar 22, 2013
    Yeah, I'm a fan of the man and the band. Many crazy sounds and grooves going on everywhere!
  9. almost human

    almost human

    Sep 30, 2010
    I've been a fan of Juan since his Racer X days, and he just keeps killing it!
  10. IngloriousOz

    IngloriousOz Supporting Member

    Jun 1, 2006
    Salt Lake City, Utah
    This guy is becoming my favorite bassist of all time. His pedals & effects side is brilliant! Thanks for putting this up
  11. jd_watt


    Mar 22, 2013
    No problem. I'm over at his site all the time. Always inspiring!
  12. Ffreddy

    Ffreddy Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    i only listened for a little bit, sounds great
    but sounds like a DI to me