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Death From Above 1979's Bass Tone

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Chris Riggs, Mar 23, 2006.


  1. Chris Riggs

    Chris Riggs

    Mar 22, 2006
    Reading, PA
    If you've heard of them, you know that they're just vocals, keys, bass, and drums. But their bass + key sounds are amazing!

    Does anyone know any ways to achieve the sound, or can help me find out what he uses? I want to cover one of DFA1979's songs with my band.

    I've tried to achieve the sound with a Digitech Bass Synth Wah pedal and I couldn't get too far with it. Infact, the pedal doesn't even work correctly anymore.

    So yeah, please help me out?
     
  2. DaveBeny

    DaveBeny

    Mar 22, 2000
    London, UK
    Bass -> Crybaby (modified) -> Ibanez Stereo Chorus -> signal is split to:

    a. Acoustic 360 head with a 8x10" cab
    b. Peavey Coliseum 400.
     

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