Does a bass that produces bass notes

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by 0scar, Jul 19, 2005.

  1. 0scar


    Jul 11, 2003
    in very low frequencies (we're talking like rap bass thumps here) exist? 'Cause I'm pretty sure I read that somewhere, I think by Ibanez maybe like 10 years ago? I can't remember.
  2. erb basses

    extended range bass
  3. Hurley


    Feb 12, 2004
    Cape Cod, MA
    Check out the Adler site. They have a few sub-contra basses that are definitely worth checking out. Be sure to read the Low C# Theory written by TB'er Jauqo III-X (the link to it is on the Basses page).

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    Jan 4, 2002
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  5. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
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  6. iamthebassman


    Feb 24, 2004
    Endorsing Artist: Phantom Guitars, Eastwood Guitars
    Incorrect. The Fender BassVI has the four regular bass strings plus two more. A baritone guitar is tuned A-A or B-B, and as the name suggests, is a mid-pitch instrument. If you wish to say Mr. Jackson was the first to add a string BELOW the E string, that I would agree with.
  7. lowphatbass

    lowphatbass ****

    Feb 25, 2005
    west coast
    By "rap bass thumps" are you talking basslines or bass drum?

    I actually learn alot of Rap and Hip Hop lines so I can put them in my bag-o-tricks. Learning these Synth lines has diversified my approach alot and gotten me to think and move in ways I normally would not. I very soldom run across a line that dips below the range of a standard 5 string. Although many lines sound "sub-sonic" I think it is the strong fundamental, rich and open "undertones" and EQ of the patch that gives the effect.
    Question for JAUQO III-X:
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    Do you have any good(or bad) stories about stuctural breakage, sudden vomiting or involuntary soilage? :bag: