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RD Basses?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Felix Riley, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. Felix Riley

    Felix Riley

    Aug 2, 2013
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    So, I love the looks of these basses, and Krist Novoselic certainly made good use of one in Nirvana (Lounge Act, anyone?). Anyway, I was wondering whether these basses have a good in-person tone, as I know something recorded in a studio can be very different from the actual tone of the instrument. Help!
  2. andysleigh


    Aug 23, 2007
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    i use one of them all the time, but the tone does vary depending on what your doing with it.
    the best sound i have had from it is through my ampeg.

    If you DI it, it sounds very electric and clicky, not too unpleasent, but sounds a lot better through an amp.
    i have been recording with it recently and will be getting the isolated bass traxs in a few weeks, but for now i can only offer a live vid.

    fairly new strings with a bit of bright mode switched on- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYBlE0TOBks

    fairly dead strings- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tL1uZt61MI

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