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The best bass overdrive artist/band,album,song either or or all?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by mastershake, May 20, 2011.

  1. mastershake

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    I haven't seen a thread like this or at least in while so i decided post one. one of my faves is geddy lee from rush in their self titled album 'rush'. its not as over the top as his sound in later albums which i also think sounds good but i just feel that in that particular album his sound just seems to sit in mix well.
    whats your favorite?

    I moved this over from another forum
  2. iri5h_punk21

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    My Top 3:
    Justin Chancellor of Tool
    Stu Brooks of Dub Trio (especiallly on the Another Sound Is Dying album)
    Ed Breckenridge of Thrice (Hoods on Peregrine esp.)
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    Rob Deleo from STP...nasty, gnarly OD'd bass tones!
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    Lemmy! Especially how it sounds live. Just listen to the Stage Fright gig... marvelous!
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    Doug Pinnick of King's X. I've never heard a bigger, more over-the-top sound.
  7. GOX42

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    Billy Gould...king for a day fool for a lifetime album....it's is how overdriven bass should sound
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    Jesse F. Keeler from DFA1979.
    DAT TONE.
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    Brian Cook - Russian Circles - Harper Lewis
    Ron - Bongripper - Snuff Film and Reefer Sutherland
    Nick Oliveri - Queens of the Stone Age - Feel Good Hit Of The Summer
    Jesse F Keeler - Death From Above 1979 - Do It!
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    Ed Breckenridge - Thrice
    Nick Beard - Circa Survive
    Mel Schacher - GFR
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    Not sure this qualifies, but listen to Jack Bruce on "Crossroads" on Cream's Wheels of Fire And then there is Live Cream Vol. 2. In fact, his bass on every track sounds on this one sounds amazing as well. I believe it is via a Marshall guitar amp full out not a separate OD per se. But, the overdriven sound is astounding.
  13. Unrepresented

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    Rage Against the Machine - Evil Empire CD.
  14. stingray2112

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    Robert DeLeo has a pretty badass sounding overdrive.
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    Eugene Goreshter's live sound with Autolux. It makes the studio tone sound positively docile.
  16. itsnottruerufus

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    YES.


    I also really like Dave Monks from Tokyo Police Club tone, seems like just the right amount of overdrive, not too much, not too little
  17. Sound Chaser

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    Nate Newton of Converge on Axe To Fall. BP magazine recommended the album purely because of the tone.
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    This
  20. ZanaZulu807

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    +100. I'm still trying to get that nasty, trebled punch Billy has. Even though I prefer my tone to have a huge, low, grumbling, punch that hugs the guitar's sound, Billy has this cutting overdrive stabs it right in the gut!

    Check it out in this cover of War Pigs:

    YouTube - ‪War Pigs Faith No More Live Brixton‬‏

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