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darkstar vs p - sound clips - part 2

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by screaminglucy, May 10, 2010.


  1. screaminglucy

    screaminglucy

    Jul 20, 2009
    TX, USA
  2. stflbn

    stflbn

    May 10, 2007
    Nashville
    "to me" it seems as though most of the life and tone of the basses and pickups are being EQ'd out. What's the signal chain as recorded... etc?

    All of them sounds similar, dead and muffled. "to me"
     
  3. J. Crawford

    J. Crawford

    Feb 15, 2008
    OH/WV
    Man, my computer keeps giving me the "error on page" warning, but Im at school and they block lots of things.. I wanna hear!
     
  4. screaminglucy

    screaminglucy

    Jul 20, 2009
    TX, USA
    it is DI only. no EQ, no preamp. straight into the sound card.
     
  5. stflbn

    stflbn

    May 10, 2007
    Nashville
    And why two very similar threads???
     
  6. screaminglucy

    screaminglucy

    Jul 20, 2009
    TX, USA
    read the last one. i got comments that the clips had different levels so this time i made a point to get all things equal.
     
  7. Not nearly as much difference as I expected, but that may be function of these crappy earbuds. I liked the Darkstar sound, but only barely more than the P.
     
  8. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man

    Feb 11, 2003
    :cool:

    They sound very much alike. ( I'm surprised )

    Would love to hear these, with different strings.

    The La Bella's have such a powerful tone.
    They maybe over shadowing the pickups ?

    I had a USA Decade with "Darkstars" It sounded nothing like your bass.
     
  9. Jefenator

    Jefenator Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2008
    Oregon
    This time around I think the Darkstars sound deeper and thicker.

    I suspect that in the hands of a sympathetic recording engineer, either bass would do very nicely.

    But now you've got me GASsing for Darkstars. So thanks a lot... :D
     
  10. screaminglucy

    screaminglucy

    Jul 20, 2009
    TX, USA
    yes, the chi-sonics are a completely different animal
     
  11. Darkstar sounded better this time around

    stflbn: I think you are not used to the good ole flatwounds
     

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