How Does Fieldy get his sound?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Fleaismyhero, Nov 8, 2001.

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  1. I know he does alot of slap on a detuned 5-string soundgear custom, but I've detuned my 5 and tried slapping it and it doesn't sound anything like it.
  2. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    Brand new strings, a speaker cab with a tweeter, and don't forget the FiElDy signature shoes of course. You can't get that tone with any old shoes, just ask FiElDy.
  3. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    When I saw this thread title I just had to check this out.

    This is my favorite thread!
  4. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    Amps don't have tweeters, speaker enclosures do.

    EQ is, along with the sneakers, the key to success - if your bass is an active 3-band, turn your mids all the way down, and the highs all the way up. Do the same thing on your amplifier's EQ. This will emphasize the "click" character his attack has, and the boom of his tone.

  5. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    Hey! That's what I meant!

    oFf tO fInD sUm TABZZ... :p
  6. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    Spencerport, New York
    FiElDy really plays a Bass?All this time I thought that was a typewriter.I guess you really do learn something new everyday.............:D
  7. beermonkey


    Sep 26, 2001
    Seattle, WA
    I hear he actually gets his tone by using and old sock and a piece of cheese.
  9. *ToNeS*


    Jan 12, 2001
    Sydney AU
    Fieldy is really kinda fat.
  10. I heard fieldy uses 2 amps..

    1 amp with 2x18" for the lows, no mids
    1 amp with 8x8" for the higs, no mids
  11. Niels Keijzer

    Niels Keijzer Guest

    Nov 27, 2000
    :rolleyes: AlL JokES EveNTUalLy grOw OLd

    UzE De SeArrts EnGInE DuDE!
  12. cassanova


    Sep 4, 2000
    he gets his sound with a bass and amp ;)

    this is starting to become an anti fieldy thread which is no suprise, and this question has been posted a few times in the past, do a search and youll find all ya need to about it.

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