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Funky stuff

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by basserdebass, Aug 17, 2003.

  1. He, how are YOU doing?

    I play funk in general but whn i listen to some funk records, the bassplayer sometimes uses some effects. Does anyone Know what kind of effects they use?
  2. BryanB

    BryanB Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Well, your question is a bit vague. Maybe you should list some specific recordings. In general thought, for funk you will likely see compression, eq, envelope-filter/auto-wah/wah-wah, sometimes phasing, chorus, distortion, delay, synth-bass, ... Hmmm, that seems to be almost any type of effect... except ring modulator, I don't recall ever hearing that in Funk.
  3. well just listen to Flashlight by Parliament and you will hear what i mean.
  4. BryanB

    BryanB Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Moog synthesizer as played by Bernie Worrell.
  5. BFunk got it on the head for the reference you cited. An ElectroHarmonix Bass MicroSynth is about the only thing out there that's gonna get that sound.

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