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PJ Harvey "Down By The Water"

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by k2aggie07, Jan 9, 2012.


  1. k2aggie07

    k2aggie07

    Jul 6, 2011
    Houston, TX
  2. RickenBoogie

    RickenBoogie

    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    I'd use a synthesizer, (keyboard), but it sounds like some sort of bit crushing gated fuzz with square wave nastiness-nicely done.
     
  3. vegas532

    vegas532 Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2006
    Pensacola, FL.
    A similar tone could likely be dialed up on an EHX Bass Micro Synthesizer.
     
  4. Korg Toneworks G5 synth bass processor. Waveform:#5 ; Intensity: 10 o'clock; Decay: 9 o'clock; Resonance: 10 o'clock; Mix: 2 o'clock.
     
  5. Phagor

    Phagor

    Mar 26, 2002
    London, UK
    Iron Ether Oxide
     
  6. BassBrass

    BassBrass

    Jul 6, 2009
    Boston MA
  7. k2aggie07

    k2aggie07

    Jul 6, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Cool - that electroharmonix bass microsynth looks sweet.

    What's a TAFM?

    Thanks for the responses.
     
  8. dirtgroove

    dirtgroove

    Jan 10, 2003
    Taipei, Taiwan
    Bingo- Korg G5 gets as close to nailing it as anthing I've ever played.
     
  9. spcmstrbtasp

    spcmstrbtasp

    Oct 19, 2006
    Athens, GA
    I've always liked the sound fuzz tone in that song...

    If I were to try to get it today, I'd look hard at the Wooly Mammoth, maybe in combination with my SYB-5, but maybe not...

    Other suggestions here are just as, if not more valid.

    Thanks for reminding me of this song though.
     
  10. BassBrass

    BassBrass

    Jul 6, 2009
    Boston MA
    Team Awesome Fuzz Machine by Small Sound Big Sound. Much here and on YouTube about it.
     
  11. kaputsport

    kaputsport

    Nov 14, 2007
    Carlisle, PA
    Atypical, not a typical...
    You can nail that with the Deep Impact, setting one.

    Make sure you blend clean. If that does not work, try a Mastotron with the sub switch at 3, and crush it.
     
  12. marc40a

    marc40a

    Mar 20, 2002
    Boston MA
    Korg G5

    I think there's even a setting named after the song in the manual - seriously, no kidding.
     

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