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Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by emo_trash, Jun 29, 2005.
whats the cures bassists name and wut kind of equipment does he use
i've seen him with a rick, and a thunderbird
plus a hollow-body - unsure of the make
pretty sure its boss pedals all the way
robert will also be seen with a fender vi
into a peavey amp, if i recall
Simon Gallups' hollowbody basses= Gibson EB2, custom built Dick Knight long scale, Washburn (AB32?) on the Disintegration tour, Epiphone Jack Cassady.
he also used a Stingray, Rick 4003 and a P bass in the early days.
but he mainly uses a Gibson Thunderbird now.
amps= Ampeg SVT's.
xanx buds i apritiate it.
I am a massive cure fan. I hope my info is close to correct.
Simon Gallup has used a variety of basses, but usually usues just Boss pedals. The key is playing with a pick. A lot of songs have chorus, flange, delay or a little OD.
check out "Show" or "Orange" or "Trilogy" and be amazed!!!
Currently: Simon is using a Gibson Thunderbird into SVT head/ampeg cabs. He has used this set up since @wild mood swings. Although he did play a Schleter(sp) bass once on the tonight show to promote the last LP.
Simon used a custom-made Eb-2 style bass for quite a while (kiss me, disintegration, wish era).
Simon also used a Music Man Stingray (head on the door era). He plays this bass in cure's Orange. He was playing through a Peavey Head into a combination of 15" and 10" cabinets, and different Peavey heads.
The Cure used a lot of Peavey gear. Robert played through Peavey stuff for both guitar, keyboard, bassVI ampflification forever before going to Line6.
Simon also played a RIC and a Fender P-Bass on various songs/in various videos. A lot of Fender Bass VI is all over Cure records, but many upper regester lines are actually played on Bass.