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fender geddy lee jazz clip

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by frederic b. hodshon, Feb 1, 2003.


  1. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    None.
  2. Darth_Linux

    Darth_Linux

    Oct 12, 2002
    Spokane, WA
    what are you playing through?? my GL sounds nothing like that . . .
     
  3. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    None.
    just the GL straight into my mackie, into my 2496 audio card.

    bridge pup solo'd, treble rolled off.

    f
     
  4. jock

    jock

    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Sounds more like a Stingray to me.:rolleyes:
     
  5. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    None.
    really?

    hmm...i've never played a stingray that sounded like this.

    oh well.

    back she goes!

    ;)

    f
     
  6. Darth_Linux

    Darth_Linux

    Oct 12, 2002
    Spokane, WA
    a Geddy Lee should sound like this:

    http://12.230.35.35/midi/sacriliberty.mp3

    that's direct into the board, no effects, both volumes and tone up full.

    parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.

    are you looking to buy a GL bass or what? couldn't tell what you were up to . . .
     
  7. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    None.
    i have a geddy lee.

    just deciding whether to keep it or not.

    i like the way it sounds on my clip.

    and what do you mean by SHOULD SOUND?

    f
     
  8. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    People crack me up....

    It certainly sounds like a Jazz Bass to me, Fred, but I've just been playing 20 years, so what do I know. ;) Sounds good.

    So--are you keeping it, or not?

    I mean, with all the lightwave basses, and wacky Modine, it never hurts to have a Fender Jazz around the house to help keep you grounded. :D
     
  9. pmkelly

    pmkelly

    Nov 28, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    geez... keep the stinking thing, already! If you get rid of it, you will only kick yourself around later about it!


    P@
     
  10. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    None.
    thanks.

    hehe, good point!

    yeah, this whole thing is gettin' old, huh?

    appreciate the comments!

    f
     
  11. pmkelly

    pmkelly

    Nov 28, 2000
    Kansas City, MO
    Hey, I know where you are coming from... but I gotta tell you, my GL makes it through each one of my sell to buy fits... My p basses are getting ready to get going, but the Geddy stays... anyway, I hope you figure it all out... how much time do you have to return it?


    P@
     
  12. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    None.
    i have one more week.

    plenty of time to put it through some more "fred tunes".

    f
     
  13. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    That sounds awesome. If you didn't tell me it was a GL bass, I would think it's a fretless for sure!!!!
     
  14. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    That's cause you're not playing it. :) Give one bass to 10 different people throught he same amp with the same amo settings & it will have 10 different sounds.
     
  15. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Sounds nice but it dosen't sound like the last 3 or 4 Rush albums to me. ;)
     
  16. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA
    None.
    kind words.

    actually, at the recent NAMM, i got that same comment from one of the Brubaker guys.

    after playing one of their 5 string fretteds, i stood up to place it back on the stand, and the guy was shocked that it wasn't a fretless.

    weird...but cool.

    i guess it is in the hands. and from playing fretless only for years and years!

    thanks nino!

    f
     
  17. I liked it. Keeper!
     
  18. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    i think teh Geddy Lee is one if my favorite sounding J basses- i liked the sound- i could totally tell it was a j with the back pup soloed and tone rolled off- i would be just fine with that sound-- if there ever was a GL 5- i would probaly buy one- i say its a keeper- :)
     
  19. shirojiro

    shirojiro

    Jan 24, 2001
    San Francisco
    That's a pretty classic Jazz bass tone to me. It sounds pretty cool, actually. I like that dissonant riff you're playing as well.

    I've never heard a Stingray that gets that same Jazz bass tone.

    If you like the way it plays, then I'd keep it. If i didn't have a MIJ '75 RI in natural/rosewood, I'd get a Geddy Lee Jazz in a heartbeat. Shoot, I'm still considering it just for the variety...

    -Shin
     
  20. odie

    odie Supporting Member

    Sounded like a J with bridge pup cranked. It also sounds like a keeper to me.

    Nino was right, I thought it sounded like a fretless. Cool sound, you must have a very relaxed fret hand to get that sound.

    PMKELLY Let me know when you want to get rid of your p-basses!!!!!