Mark king Q.

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by guest, Nov 23, 2001.

  1. guest


    Nov 14, 2001
    hi basslovers

    I think I'll stick around a bit longer . cool site !

    yes, towards my question ;

    It's about Mark King , when I hear a record made by him I always have 2 remarks , 1: How does he do that ? 2 : He sounds like a keyboard or some kind of electronic device .

    Is it the man himself , is it the gear or is it realy altered by electronics ?
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Can you be more specific?

    1. He is a world-class player

    2. There's keyboard bass on the later Level 42 CDs
  3. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    It's the man himself. He doesn't have much of a lowend, but he is amazing. Keep in mind, he used to be a drummer, so playing style is very percussive, being that he lives in the hi end, it somehow comes out more melodic when combined with his singing. Perhaps someone in the UK could delve deeper into this question regarding his FX, etc.
  4. guest


    Nov 14, 2001
    ah , that would be it then ...
  5. Tapp


    Aug 29, 2001
    USA, Mississippi
    I have "Guaranteed" and Mark's fretless playing is superb. Great tone and phrasing.