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incubus-are you in

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by zoran, Jul 22, 2002.

  1. zoran


    May 10, 2002
    this is the best bass sound i have heard in the last few years. I cannot believe fender jazz bass can do that or he recorded with warwick, but i played warwick and this is not warwick sound. is it eden gear?
  2. Plucky


    Jun 18, 2002
    he plays warwicks mostly, but sometimes he uses a fender j bass (maybe a vintage one, i dunno) through eden cabinets & amps; thats what he uses live, im sure. but maybe he used another amp/cab in the studio.
  3. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Keep in mind that it's a studio recording, with lots of other gear and tweaking involved. You can't get that sound by just plugging your bass into an amp - in most cases.
  4. Onesidezero


    Mar 13, 2002
    He used his '65 Fender Jazz on that song. Also, he played the whole line on his E, which gave him a rounder, mellower tone.
  5. stinkyrypoo

    stinkyrypoo Guest

    Jul 1, 2002
    north florida, USA
  6. You can't always trust websites like guitar geek. They don't even mention his red Jazz. When I saw them a couple months ago he also pulled out a EUB for the last song of the set (the last song on the Morningview cd too).

  7. Plucky


    Jun 18, 2002
    if this helps i think he uses some rack compressors too, so figure out how much stuff he could have used in the song...
  8. DanGouge


    May 25, 2000
    Yeah, I saw them here in June, and they played an amazing set! Between the Warwicks, the Jazz, and the EUB, Dirk has a pretty good arsenal.
  9. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    hehe... my drummer has access to two backstage passes for the upcoming incubus show in what i believe to be west palm. he's taking some girl, but it wouldn't matter anyway: if he weren't taking her, he'd be taking our guitar player. if only he had four passes...:( :D
  10. According to his interview in Bass Player he uses:

    1965 Fender Jazz Bass with Ernie Ball Nickel Slinkies .45 - .100. And yes for the main groove he does use the low E for a rounder sound.

    To record, if you understand this:

    "we miked one of my Eden rig's 410XLT cabinets, and I also used a Washburn/Randall isolation box, which is just an enclosed 10" speaker. We mixed these lines with a DI signal from a Demeter direct box into the Neve desk - you've gotta gow with Neve for great bass tone"

    So thats what the man says, long live Dirk.

  11. s7on3d


    Jun 26, 2002
    Ra'anana, Israel
    What is an EUB? i am a huge Dirk Lance fan, but i've never heard anything about an "EUB"..... Please explain...
  12. Electric Upright Bass. :)
  13. PeaveyTNT

    PeaveyTNT Inactive

    Jul 21, 2002
    incubus...........................aaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhh.............saw them january 3rd.......they did a concert for us after they shot the "nice to know you" vid..........i thought pardon me would be their last song but........ oh well...........during nice to know you...i went and took a leek.....:D ..................silly me...............ya.....he used a warwick for most of the songs and something i couldnt figure out that....now that i think about it..... probably was a jazz bass.....
  14. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    I can get the same sounds through my ashton 5 string and my prince amp...:confused:
  15. BigBohn


    Sep 29, 2001
    WPB, Florida
    Incubus in West Palm? Yeah right... I'll believe it when I see it. The closest I think they've come down here is Orlando or Ft. Myers/Naples. Freakin' joke to drive that far...

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