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bloc party bass sound..

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by allthewaydown, Mar 27, 2006.


  1. allthewaydown

    allthewaydown

    Mar 27, 2006
    Hey,
    At the moment I use a behringer bass chorus pedal and a big muff pedal. I am looking for a pedal that will enhance my overall tone in the parts where I don't currently use either of these two pedals. I am looking for a nice clean, warm bass sound similar to that of bloc party and biffy clyro.

    Any advice really appreciated.
     
  2. I don't recall anything special on biffy of bloc party in the clean parts. Biffy use Jazz basses cant remember what bloc party have. Probably just a good bass and amp and a good technique.

    Something like a sansamp bass driver will give youa fat tube amp sound, try a search.
     
  3. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I would just use a pbass and a nice warm tone.
     
  4. dlloyd

    dlloyd zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Apr 21, 2004
    Scotland
    Gordon Moakes from Bloc Party appears to use a Fender P through Ashdown amps.

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  5. I think the bassist from Biffy uses SWR stuff amp wise, i'm pretty sure you could get the tones out of a Sansamp BDDI stomp box.
     
  6. Higgie

    Higgie

    May 31, 2005
    London, England
    Well I'm seeing them both in 2 days so I'll try and get a good look!
     
  7. I-Love-Ratm

    I-Love-Ratm

    Feb 24, 2003
    Ya a Jazz bass and a Sansamp BDDI for a Biffy clean sound.
     
  8. dirtgroove

    dirtgroove

    Jan 10, 2003
    Taipei, Taiwan
    p-bass + flatwounds + nive valve amp.
     
  9. allthewaydown

    allthewaydown

    Mar 27, 2006
    Does anyone have any experience of the Behringer BDI21 V-TONE BASS (as a cheaper alternative to the Sanasamp BDDI)?
     
  10. dlloyd

    dlloyd zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Apr 21, 2004
    Scotland
    I wouldn't touch it.
     

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