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I want this tone!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Kwesi, Apr 15, 2010.

  1. http://www.arte.tv/de/Kultur-entdecken/one-shot-not/3092754.html

    As always Pino just sounds incredible. This clip seriously has me thinking about having my Schack fretless 5 routed for a MM style pup in the sweet spot, lol. How would you get close to this tone with buying a whole new bass? I wanna say flats but I'm not sure. I know he's using an octaver too on some parts but I've got that covered.
  2. good find, that's a sick video

    good luck with your tone search
  3. GM60466


    May 20, 2006
    Land of Lakland
    Its in his fingers, not his equipment
  4. Boombass76

    Boombass76 Commercial User

    Jul 1, 2008
    BassCollect Blog & Shop (founder)
    +1 (it usually is when you get up there...)
  5. I get the argument but I'm not in 100%. There are some things fingers cannot emulate no matter what. But, this isn't the place for that argument I just wanna get that tone!
  6. Warrior_Bass


    Mar 10, 2010
    Well another important thing...he's playing a fretless, is he not?
  7. Tonegasm


    Mar 22, 2010
    That tone is seriously sexy.
  8. Warrior_Bass


    Mar 10, 2010
    I like the tandem shots of the black guys giving each other nods of approval.
  9. Demon_Hunter


    Jun 8, 2008
    Clicking on that link crashed my Firefox. :scowl::eyebrow:
  10. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon.

    And lots of volume. You aren't getting that deep tone with a 15W practice amp in your basement.
  11. Jody Robinson

    Jody Robinson Banned

    Mar 4, 2010
    Wow. what music! (IMO)
  12. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    A fretless and an octave pedal is a start. That's very "Pino".
  13. PSPookie


    Aug 13, 2006
    Ocoee, TN
    You can't be cereal.

    Whether or not it's your style, the musicianship is undeniable.
  14. milothefultz


    Nov 29, 2008
    Portland, OR
    A troll is afoot...
  15. Whereas I want *this* tone. I know it's a P, but I'd love to know what the settings Murray used were. I contacted him to find out, but he couldn't remember.

    I love the sound on the slide at about 1:38 or so.

    What I *don't* love is the cheesy third-party video sorry about that, guys...

  16. Tonegasm


    Mar 22, 2010
    They always are. That music isn't my style but I can't bring myself to define it as crappy.
  17. Addison

    Addison This time, I didn't forget the gravy. Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2009
    Bismarck, ND

    Thanks for posting this, by the way... that video was AWESOME.

  18. stflbn


    May 10, 2007
    Doesn't really appear to be a MM pickup though. More of a soap bar in the MM position.

    I think people were jabbering about that bass back when the Who played the super bowl also.
  19. JackANSI


    Sep 12, 2006
    I don't know who the foreground left guy is, but the one in the center background looks like Richard Bona.

    Awesome clip.
  20. GM60466


    May 20, 2006
    Land of Lakland
    I heard him live with the Who. I hate to say it, but I actually wish that Pete and Roger would have shut up and just let Pino and Zak jam for about 45 minutes.


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