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How to create the effect of the bass instrument in Cantina Band? (Star Wars)

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Sigge, Dec 21, 2016.


  1. Sigge

    Sigge

    Jun 8, 2014
    Norway
    I'm going to play the song Cantina Band from the soundtrack of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope on a tribute concert to composer John Williams on his birthday in february, and I've transcribed everything to play but I can't figure out how to create the sound to whatever the bass instrument is on the original recording



    I'm using a multieffect board where I can create and mash together basically any sound I want but I have no idea what is required to get this sound. Any ideas?
     
  2. It is a keyboard on the recording but I've always just used a regular bass tone for that tune.
     
  3. If you wanted to get close I'd recommend using an envelope filter or perhaps even an EHX Bass Micro-Synth. Either one of those should get you in the ballpark for a live performance in my opinion.
     
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