Spector Ns4Crfm Good for slap?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by RealBK, Dec 13, 2002.

  1. RealBK


    Feb 8, 2002
    Is this bass any good for slap? tone wise? A slap audio sample would be good.
  2. Herkimer


    Dec 10, 2002
    Detroit, MI
    I play the five-string version. The bass has excellent active electronics that provide for a punchy and clean slap spound. The neck and action also facilitate much easier slapping than you'll find in many other basses.
  3. seamus


    Feb 8, 2001
    Yes, very nice. Don't have any samples, but take my word, it's a slappin machine!

    I didn't think so when I first got the bass, but I also rarely play slap. It's just not to my liking really, and I use it sparingly. Once I messed around with it a bit though, I love it for a little slap line here and there.
  4. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    spectors are excellent for slap!

    listen to "knock me down" by RCHP. spector all the way.
  5. Slater

    Slater Bye Millen! Hello?

    Apr 17, 2000
    The Great Lakes State
    When you mention "Spector" and "slap", two words come to mind...

    ...Alexis Sklarevski
  6. T.B. Player

    T.B. Player

    Aug 10, 2002
    Orange, Texas
    They are excellant for slap!!! The EMG's and new Aguilar preamp really bring out the transients of the style. The setup of the bass really facilitates the style. I used to think I could slap good on my Sterling, but after I got the NS4CRFM my slap tone got about 100% better.
  7. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Teena Marie's bassist plays one. You know, the lady that made "Square Biz"?
  8. lpbassics

    lpbassics Guest

    Jan 26, 2002