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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Fire-Starter, Jan 12, 2003.

  1. Fire-Starter


    Aug 11, 2002
    What is it that makes a bass growel, like Warwick, Smiths, Peavey cirrus, etc..is it the wood, the pickups, and why do some growl more than others? WHO HAS THE BEST GROWEL


    just one of my sweethearts;
  2. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Most of it is in the hands of the player.;)
  3. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    i growl on almost any bass, but my DR-equipped warwick ss2 is like a pissed off german shepherd.
  4. BassGreaser


    Aug 22, 2002
    Austin, TX
    Mine does
  5. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    Somebody say somethin'?.....

  6. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    I get tons of growl from both of these.


  7. What makes a bass growl?

    For me it's a P hooked to an Ampeg 810 under an SVT CL turned all the way up. Now that's growl!!:D
  8. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    I hate you:D

    My atk growls like mad crazy. and i bet more growl comes from fretless than anything. but lakland 5's growl like MAD want to hear rock growl? listen to Papa roachs first album, thats some pretty rockus growl.
  9. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    When 900 years old you are, look as good you will not. Hmm?

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