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Nate Mendel's tone in The Fire Theft.

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by MascisMan, May 20, 2004.


  1. MascisMan

    MascisMan

    Nov 21, 2003
    Dallas, Tx
    Not sure if there are any Fire Theft fans out here but I have been listening to the new CD lately and was wondering if anyone knew what kind of bass Nate used to record this album. The sound is everything I am looking for in a bass.

    I have seen him play live with Gibson Thunderbird's, P-basses, and a J-bass once but wasnt sure what he used in the studio for this album.

    The ultimate tone I want is on the track "Its Over" and "Heaven"
     
  2. I'm pretty sure he was using his custom P-Bass....I'm sure I've seen a studio photo of him recording with it. He plays his P on most of the SDRE records as well.
     
  3. MascisMan

    MascisMan

    Nov 21, 2003
    Dallas, Tx
    Where can I get more information on his custom P-Bass?
     
  4. wish I could help, all I know is that he mainly uses the P for SDRE/TFT