Yeah yeah. Check out Patitucci's awesome haircut. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jiXQmWBXbY&feature=related Best examples start at around the 5 minute mark. Was this a fad in the sound in the 80s? It sounds Great, and i love the Muah. Huge big Kitty cat Muah. I think i hear compression too? Is the simple answer just that its a function of really low action? I take it this kind of "Sound" isnt really En Vogue anymore? I just dig it.