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Another Lakland DJ-5 Soundclip -- Erykah Badu's "Boogie Nights"

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Lokire, Apr 12, 2006.


  1. I put my favorite set of strings, an 8-month old set of DR Hi-Beams, on my Lakland DJ 5 (with Fralins) today and now the bass smokes! I don't know why, but newer strings just don't sound or feel right to me anymore.

    Anyways, a couple days ago I learned the bassline to Erykah Badu's "Boogie Nights". Killer bassline and incredible tone (hope I did it some justice :ninja: ). I recorded myself playing over the original (with the bass EQ on the track way down).

    http://www.artistcollaboration.com/users/loki/Lakland Boogie.mp3

    Going direct through my Gallien Krueger 800RB, with a bunch of bass EQ boost and a bit of Hi-Mid boost. Then through some compression.

    This song is super fun to play. Let me know what you think! :)


    (btw: slapping isn't my strong point, but I'm getting there!)
     
  2. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    NY
    Sounds great! Your bass has a great fat tone! It sounds really nice!
     
  3. Billy Low

    Billy Low

    Apr 14, 2003
    Chicago
    Sandberg Guitars
    Ugghh! My laptop sucks! I can't hear a darn thing!
     
  4. Christopher

    Christopher

    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Great playing!
     
  5. Nami

    Nami

    Oct 14, 2005
    Israel
    The Lakland Sounds SWEET and i'm a DR guy myself.
    But a little more sustain for some notes there will make it perfect man.
    You play realy great!
     
  6. bill_banwell

    bill_banwell Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2002
    England
    Great playing, and great tone, love the chunkyness in that bass!
     
  7. machine gewehr

    machine gewehr

    Sep 17, 2005
    Istanbul
    This is so tasty man thanks for sharing.Great tone and playing too!
     
  8. fretless Bob

    fretless Bob If you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail.

    Nov 27, 2005
    Harrow, London, U.K
    that is nice.

    man, because of you i downloaded the song and am in the middle of learning it.

    so thank you for introducing me to something that i had no idea that she had ever done. :D

    Cheers

    Dave
     
  9. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    I dig your playing! I just can't stand Lakland necks, specifically the frets! I just could not get a clean, non-fret clicking sound on mine! But...I dig your playing!

    Note to Dan Lakin: Please use medium jumbo to jumbo frets on your necks please!
     
  10. This one was refretted before I got it. With Jumbo frets :)
     
  11. WoW! Sounds good man...that's a perfect example of how bass is supposed to interact with the other musician's, awesome song too, thanks for turning me on to it.
     
  12. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Seriously? Please post a pic of it!
     
  13. Yep - Good stuff :)

    0fc785c6.

    DJ5-frets.
     
  14. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Oh my, that's nice!!

    Does Lakland even offer jumbo frets as an option? If not, he should! Geez! I briefly owned a Skyline 55-01 and never even thought to do a re-fret! Oh well!
     
  15. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Staff Member Supporting Member

    Very Cool !
     

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