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New Road Worn Fender: Justin Meldal-Johnsen Mustang

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jasper383, Jul 13, 2017.


  1. jasper383

    jasper383

    Dec 5, 2004
    Durham NC
  2. Gorn

    Gorn

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    Oh yes. Justin Meldal-Johnsen. From......umm.......
     
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  3. winterburn69

    winterburn69

    Jan 27, 2008
    Saskatchewan
    Beck
    Nine Inch Nails
    Paramore
    M83
    Ima Robot

    His Mustang is all over the newest Paramore album.

    He also has his own sub forum here.
     
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  4. Gorn

    Gorn

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    Ah yes. Paramore. With their song....um.....

    I'm sure he's wonderful. I just thought it was funny seeing his name along side Hendrix and George Harrison. I can't be the only one who's never heard of him before today. Same thing happened with the announcement of Eva Gardner's bass.
     
  5. friskinator

    friskinator Supporting Member

    Apr 5, 2007
    Maryland
    Agreed. Great player, but not a lot of name recognition there. And he's not actually in Paramore, just their producer. Regardless, I dig that Mustang.
     
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  6. MCS4

    MCS4

    Sep 26, 2012
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Yeah, but Beck is pretty darn popular, and he's been his bassist and musicial director forever.

    Either way I think he falls in a category of bassists who might not be incredibly popular among other bassists as a whole, but are popular among a gear-centric group of bassists who are likely to buy his signature bass.
     
  7. winterburn69

    winterburn69

    Jan 27, 2008
    Saskatchewan
    Hard Times. 39 million views.


    Told You So. 13 million views.


    He's not a member of Paramore, but played bass on their last album and produced their last two albums.

    He's actually a fairly big name (especially among bassists) and has been attached to a lot to musicians other than what I mentioned, I'd highly doubt you've never heard his work (ever watched Californication?)
     
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  8. winterburn69

    winterburn69

    Jan 27, 2008
    Saskatchewan
    He also has a signature fuzz pedal:



     
  9. bludog

    bludog

    Apr 3, 2012
    Brooklyn 11217
    If you're into session players and hired sidemen, you most likely know him. Not everyone knows Willie Weeks or Chuck Rainey or Will Lee or Jerry Jemmott or Lee Sklar, etc. But, they are all on more recordings than Jimi Hendrix and George Harrison.
     
  10. Why couldn't it have been a P-bass!
     
  11. nutdog

    nutdog when I'm a good dog they sometimes throw me a bone Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2009
    in the dog house
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  12. moonshinegtrs

    moonshinegtrs Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 28, 2009
    White Bluff,Tn.
    Owner: Moonshine Custom Guitars
    JMJ is a talented dude and I dig his choices in basses.

    To be honest I could care less about who's bass it is. It's a really cool looking bass regardless.



    Moonshine :bassist:
     
  13. jazznrick

    jazznrick Supporting Member

    Apr 28, 2006
    Woodlands, Texas
    Holy crap that is a cool bass. GASSS!
     
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  14. NKBassman

    NKBassman Lvl 10 Nerd

    Jun 16, 2009
    Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    JMJ has his own sub-forum in the Ask A Pro section. ;)
    And I have no idea who Eva Gardner is. :)
     
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  15. NKBassman

    NKBassman Lvl 10 Nerd

    Jun 16, 2009
    Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Just checked it out. Dig it.
    What's the street price gonna be? The words "Limited Edition" worry me a little.
     
  16. NKBassman

    NKBassman Lvl 10 Nerd

    Jun 16, 2009
    Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Lee Sklar alone is probably on more recordings than both of them combined.
     
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  17. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Or, Jimmy Lee Sloas.

    Like that scene from Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid. The studio cats always generate a "who are those guys?"

    I dig the George Harrison Telecaster. 'Cause I wanna Telecaster.
     
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  18. Duder

    Duder

    Dec 6, 2014
    Florida
    drooldrooldrooldrooldrooldrool
     
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  19. Duder

    Duder

    Dec 6, 2014
    Florida
    I just found out who he was, even though I've seen him play several times. Oddly enough I found him here when I saw a thread about the bass line in "Paper Tiger" from Beck's album Sea Change (my favorite of his) and he was the one responding. Seems like a cool dude.
     
  20. knumbskull

    knumbskull

    Jul 28, 2007
    UK
    Lollipop tuners! Nice.
     
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