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Songs with Tremolo effect on the bass?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by noisetherapy, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. noisetherapy

    noisetherapy

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    Help me if you can...

    I'm trying to find songs where a tremolo effect is used on the bass and used tastefully.

    I'm interested in the effect but solo bass demonstration videos on YouTube don't really give an accurate description on how the effect compliments or worsens the song.

    Cheers
    -J
  2. Jared Lash

    Jared Lash Casting out the nines Supporting Member

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  3. skulletwhip

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    Isis Stone to Wake a Serpent
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  5. Jared Lash

    Jared Lash Casting out the nines Supporting Member

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    I know some Yes was already thrown out, but yeah Chris Squire in Yes is the best bass trem example I can think of. Astral Traveler I think has trem in it too.
  8. HolmeBass

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    "Heartbreaker" by Led Zepplin.
  9. Jared Lash

    Jared Lash Casting out the nines Supporting Member

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    I've used a trem & overdrive to get that tone when covering it, but it's actually JPJ playing through a Leslie.
  10. bigchiefbc

    bigchiefbc Supporting Member

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    Also, I could be wrong, but I always thought that the bass on Can's Paperhouse had some tremolo on it, as well (probably amp tremolo, if so). It could be a leslie, though.

  11. Biggbass

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    lots of YES
  12. noisetherapy

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    Awesome replies people, Thanks!

    I love Yes too and can already hear the parts in my head where there is trem.

    Cheers!
  13. Jared Lash

    Jared Lash Casting out the nines Supporting Member

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    I'm a big Can fan and it always sounded like amp tremolo to me too (especially towards the end of the track) but I've never been sure.

    I went through a krautrock phase and in the end Neu! and Can were my favorites for very different reasons.

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