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honking.

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by rutty24, Oct 5, 2008.


  1. rutty24

    rutty24

    May 20, 2007
    biggleswade
    this is a bit of a noobish question but can anyone tell me how i get a real honky tone out of my basses and amp. :meh:

    i have a fender jazz 4 fretless and a fender jazz 5 fretted played through a roland cube 100 and even though i've tried my best i just can't seem to get close to the sound i want :crying: any clues?

    cheers
     
  2. djwackfriz

    djwackfriz

    Jul 31, 2007
    Astoria, NY
    Have you considered taking it golfing?

    WOCKA WOCKA!
     
  3. rarbass

    rarbass

    Jul 3, 2008
    nice

    What do you mean by a "honky" tone?
     
  4. Nyarlathotep

    Nyarlathotep Banned

    Feb 5, 2006
    West Coast of Canada
    Hit it. As hard as you can.

    I think thats how you can get your bass to "honk"/"fart"/do rude things
     
  5. CerealKiller

    CerealKiller

    Jul 29, 2008
    Norfolk, VA
    hmmm......hoping he means "honky tonk"......:eyebrow:
     
  6. Elrend

    Elrend

    Feb 24, 2008
    Norway
    What do you mean by "honking"?
     
  7. I would assume you're referring to a bridge pickup honk?
     
  8. Flizzy21

    Flizzy21

    May 13, 2007
    try boosting your mids alot. I remember an interview were Mike watt referred to his tone as honky, and he really jacks up the mids
     

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