A Little Recording on My New Squier Bass

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by RyanJD, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. RyanJD


    Apr 19, 2011
    I just layed this down in about two hours or so.
    It's kind of sloppy and I'm no drummer but I had a lot of fun doing it.
    It's essentially a sound test for my Squier Vintage Modified Precision V that I just got two days ago.


    I have this lame habit of giving my songs name of animals in Japanese.
    This one I decided to call 'Haiiro no Inu' or 'Gray Dog' just because I was inspired by my Miniature Schnauzer as I was playing.
    She would try to jump up on my lap and I'd say, "Saddie, get down. I'm shredding sweet licks." :bassist:

    Anyways, it's just drums and bass.
    Every bass sound you hear is from my Squier.

    Worth noting:
    The little "solo" in the song is the bass without any effects. Just some added volume.
    The other bass sounds are going through a compressor and an EQ. (Or something like that.)
    I'm running stock strings and stock everything else.

    Thanks for indulging me.
    I hope I at least brought a little joy to your ears. :)

  2. RyanJD


    Apr 19, 2011
    I could not find a decent ride sound.
    Hi-hat was okay, but no rides, no crash...
    The cymbal options are really limited on that program I think.
    Also, I'm afraid the drums are a little louder than they should be.
    Still learning this stuff. :rolleyes:
  3. bkbirge


    Jun 25, 2000
    Houston, TX
    Endorsing Artist: Steak n Shake
    Nice bass tone, chill tune, like it.
  4. Pier_


    Dec 22, 2013
    Roma, Italia
    lovin' it, and I love the japanese name :p
  5. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Hey, pretty neat.
    I like how you, essentially, demonstrate "both P bass voices," the adrker one, and the brighter one. Cool.
  6. RyanJD


    Apr 19, 2011
  7. SteC


    Mar 20, 2012
    Sounds great. What program are you using? Find a better one haha. With better drum sounds and the like, produce it up really nice with some other instruments programmed in maybe. Mostly just keep writing songs though IMO.