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favorite fuzz song examples!

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Shimmidybone, Mar 27, 2014.

  1. Shimmidybone


    Jan 13, 2014
    Houston, TX
  2. Beastie Boys - "Sabotage" and "Gratitude" Univox Super Fuzz
  3. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    "Think For Yourself" - Beatles - off Rubber Soul - late '65

    This may be the first ever use of fuzz on bass ever recorded - maybe..
  4. Which was a Mk 1 Tone Bender, IIRC
  5. Stick_Player

    Stick_Player Banned

    Nov 13, 2009
    Somewhere on the Alaska Panhandle (Juneau)
    Endorser: Plants vs. Zombies Pea Shooters

    Marty Robbins - Don't Worry (1961) - features a Fuzz Bass Solo.

    There may be an earlier example.
  6. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    I stand corrected - I wasn't sure. But it was an early one. thanks man!
  7. fu22ba55


    Apr 16, 2009
    Grand Funk: In Need (live)

    listen starting at 1:40

    No effect. Dan just dimes whatever amp he's using.

    If you can ever find a copy of "What is True What is False" (the vinyl LP from which this some comes), it's a timeless monument to the art of bass fuzz. Look no further. Dan has the word FUZZ tattooed on his wrist.
  8. Failure- Heliotropic
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  9. vegas532


    Nov 10, 2006
    Glendora, CA.
    Pretty much anything off of Ministry's "Filth Pig" and "Dark Side of the Spoon" albums. Barker is pretty much responsible for the obsession with HEAVY fuzzes, but I've always listened to bassists who use varying degrees of dirt (Squire, Lee, Entwistle, Pinnick, etc.)
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  10. johnk_10

    johnk_10 vintage bass nut Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 16, 2008
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    John K Custom Basses
    my faves:
    "Think For Yourself" - Beatles - off Rubber Soul - late '65
    "Dance to the Music" - Sly and the Family Stone- 1968
  11. Junior Shark

    Junior Shark

    Nov 7, 2013
    The National Anthem by Radiohead
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  12. tbplayer59


    Jan 20, 2013
    Most anything by Been Folds Five.
  13. Journey55

    Journey55 Supporting Member

    Jun 10, 2011
    Orlando, Florida
    Not sure if it's just fuzz but I really dig New Born by Muse
  14. squirefan


    Nov 22, 2009
    Lansing, Ks.
    Toward the end of 'Locomotive Breath' by Jethro Tull. Almost sounds like a ripped speaker.
  15. Gratitude by the Beastie Boys. I still can't believe I don't own some kind of Super Fuzz yet.
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  16. Plucky The Bassist

    Plucky The Bassist Bassist for Michael "Epic Mic" Rowe

    Jul 30, 2010
    Houston, TX
    Phantoms by Paik
    Israel's Son by Silverchair
    Starlight by Muse
  17. bluesdogblues


    Nov 13, 2007
    Jaco Pastorius "Word Of Mouth"
  18. DannyBob


    Aug 28, 2013
    Hysteria - Muse does it for me :)
  19. waterboy

    waterboy Supporting Member

    May 31, 2009
    Montgomery, AL

    Nursing Home is a personal favorite. :bassist:
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  20. vegas532


    Nov 10, 2006
    Glendora, CA.
    That's the only Ministry song I've never found live clips of, and it's driving me crazy! I think they've only played it twice ever. I LOVE that song, it's just so...beautifully odd!
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