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Faith No More bass

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by thegreathairy, Aug 26, 2007.


  1. thegreathairy

    thegreathairy

    Apr 11, 2005
    how do i get something close to the tone billy gould uses on 'the real thing?' any tips about basses, pickups, strings, eq etc etc etc will be welcome :p
     
  2. war_n_peace

    war_n_peace

    Aug 9, 2006
    USA
    He Was using Aria Basses and a pick back in the late 80's.
    He switched to Zon later on.

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  3. Ian Perge

    Ian Perge Supporting Member

    May 11, 2001
    Evansville, Indiana
    Honestly, try a search on "Faith No More" or "Billy Gould": there's a thread on FNM and him at least twice a week. ;)
     
  4. New strings and alot of treble.
     
  5. I nail his tone with EMG PJs and Dean Markley Blue Steels.
     

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