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help me get this tone

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by zachary xxx, Mar 8, 2006.


  1. zachary xxx

    zachary xxx

    Mar 6, 2006
    no knife - red bedroom

    I've got the jazz bass already, help me figure out the amp combinations. I love this low+growly sound.
     
  2. Steeltoe

    Steeltoe

    Mar 4, 2003
    Los Angeles
    That's a tough call. Trying to ID by sound only.
    Perhaps if you could somehow email the band
    and ask him?
    His tone and style reminds me of early Wishbone Ash.
    The bassist was Martin Turner, he played a Gibson
    Thunderbird, don't know what kind of amp. Great tone
    and growl though. Probably a tube amp.
    A visit to their website showed what appeared to be
    an Ampeg cabinet in the lineup, but I'm not too certain
    about that.
     
  3. It's a J Bass for sure, and the amp sounds pretty warm - I'm sure an Ampeg will get you there..
     
  4. cheezewiz

    cheezewiz

    Mar 27, 2002
    Ohio
    It does almost sound like a Tbird to me, although it certainly could be a jazz bass. I agree it is a very "Ampeg-like" sound. That's probably the way to go to get that tone.
     
  5. nysurf2772

    nysurf2772

    Jun 20, 2005
    pics on their website confirms the Jazz Bass.....I see a SVT-8X10in cab in the background as well
     
  6. zachary xxx

    zachary xxx

    Mar 6, 2006
    yeah, I figure I'll go with either an svt (probably svp-cl, actually) or an old music man tube head.

    thanks guys!