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Nightwish bass sound from "Once"

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by permadave, May 29, 2005.

  1. permadave


    Jul 20, 2004
    Atlanta, GA
    Does anyone know what set of effects I can use to get the sound of Marco from Nightwish on the cd "Once" or "Century Child"?
    Thx! :bassist:
  2. permadave


    Jul 20, 2004
    Atlanta, GA
  3. Possibly synth or an envelope filter of some kind and compression........
  4. atoni


    Jan 23, 2004
    Helsinki, Finland
    Endorsing Artist: Salo Guitars
    Mild distortion and compression...Oh, and mid frequencies
  5. Dub56

    Dub56 Supporting Member

    May 28, 2005
    Yeah, it sounds like mild compression with a distortion with a lot of overtones. If i had a compressor, I could probably get that effect using my PD-7.
  6. permadave


    Jul 20, 2004
    Atlanta, GA
    Thanks guys!
    Just got a GT-6B last week and I'm sure that sound is somewhere in there but I needed a starting point as I am new to the world of multi-fx processors. If anyone else has any insight or specific Gt-6B suggestions, its always appreciated. :bassist:
  7. Tash


    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    Marco is definately undervalued as a bass player. Everything I hear about Nightwish falls into two categories: "OMG that chick is h0t!!!!" and "OMG that keyboardist rulz!!!!"

  8. permadave


    Jul 20, 2004
    Atlanta, GA

    lol, very true!

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