Deerhoof bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jamesonellis, Dec 17, 2004.

  1. jamesonellis


    Nov 12, 2004
    i saw deerhoof @ knitting factory recently and they had a hofner bass w/ amazing tone,anyone out ther know the secret?
  2. mark beem

    mark beem Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2001
    New Hope, Alabama
    I know, but I can't tell....

    It's a secret!!


    Sorry, couldn't resist...
  3. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Because Hofners are great if:

    A. You can afford one
    B. You love the Sir Paul tone

    No secret there.

  4. Ralphdaddy

    Ralphdaddy Supporting Member

    Nov 6, 2003
    Chicago, Illinois
    Off topic but I saw Deerhoof open for Wilco in Chicago and it was some of the weirdest, most unpleasant noise I've ever heard. All the singer did was say "eee ahhh boo ahhhh!" again and again and again and again until I wanted to blow my brains out. Then I read they had like 5 albums... but the only playing which made any sense was the drummer, he was good. That's just my impression but it was WEIRD man. Especially as an opening band for Wilco.
  5. I love Deerhoof. Just thought I'd throw that in.
  6. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central
    According to Saotomi, the secret is: “It’s T.L.C., ‘tender loving cub’ music.”


    I, too, love Deerhoof. To me they're continuing the trend of bizarre and infectious pop that the Pixies started. I haven't had the chance to see them live, my friend saw them with Why?...I was jealous :spit:
  7. jamesonellis


    Nov 12, 2004
    they were excellent,i wish the show had been longer,they reminded me a bit of the soft machine,one of my favorites.