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Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by bass_player_cd, Jan 6, 2002.

  1. bass_player_cd

    bass_player_cd terminated.

    Aug 21, 2000
    Does anyone know what effect geezer used in the song nib(nativity in black)? If you know the exact kind that would help.:confused:
  2. you mean during the solo? (there is a solo at the beginning of that song, right?) I believe it is....WAH!!!

    The Ozzy version with Les is much cooler IMO.
  3. Paul A

    Paul A

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hertfordshire U.K!
    Are you sure it was geezer on nib??
    I thought it was Carol Kaye.....:D

    Vox wah I think, cos' when I saw them live in 1970 something it was a chrome plated job.
    As far as I know only Vox used chrome plated housings. :cool:
  4. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    This belongs in effects.
  5. Might I add...

    gEEzeR rAwX!! :cool:
  6. sO dOeS fEiLdY :D :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
  7. I think I heard somewhere that he used a guitar wah of some kind. I dunno, more importantly wHat eFFeX dUz FiELdY UzE oN gOT thE LiFe?!?!?!
  8. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Geezer = RoX00R!

    Fieldy = l4m3!
  9. Chriss62


    Jul 24, 2000
    Austin, Texas
  10. MrBorisSpider

    MrBorisSpider Banned

    May 8, 2008
    It's actually a Tychobrae wah pedal.
  11. +1
  12. Darkstrike

    Darkstrike Return Of The King!

    Sep 14, 2007
    Bingo, its a Tychobrae, he kept it from his time as a rythem guitarist.
  13. dannybuoy


    Aug 3, 2005
    How's that for a quick response? 6 frickin' years to arrive at the answer!
  14. Fnord Explorer

    Fnord Explorer

    Feb 3, 2008

    Patience is the bassist virtue!
  15. GBGLJE

    GBGLJE Banned

    Apr 9, 2008

  16. Valerus


    Aug 4, 2005
    Austin, Texas
  17. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    I love how Chriss dug up this ancient thread just to +1 it!

  18. Yeah, but at least the correct answer came of it....A little late, but better late than never.
  19. how does he get that wet sound slightly overdriven sound though?
  20. JanusZarate

    JanusZarate Low End Avenger Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 21, 2006
    San Francisco, CA, USA
    I'm guessing the amp was pushed harder by the wah, or he simply had the gain on the amp up.

    I'm doubting he used an overdrive pedal of any kind, especially given when it was recorded (early 1970s)... too early for most pedals in general. :eek:

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