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Tina Weymouth Efx help...

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by pmcd, Oct 3, 2008.

  1. pmcd

    pmcd Supporting Member

    Feb 22, 2006
    I am going to be playing a series of tribute concerts playing all Talking Heads. I was wondering if anyone has any idea what effects Tina used. Here is a example of one of the sounds I'm curious about.

    I must confess I know NOTHING about Chorus/Flange/Phaser pedals, so forgive my ignorance in identifying what that might be.

  2. dannster


    Aug 20, 2000
    Sounds like a pretty straight forward bass tone to me.
    I don't hear any effects really. just some nice amp grind.
  3. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    She's got a cool old hollowbody bass and she's playing with a pick. That plus the amp gets her that tone. Also note there is another bassist playing at the same time.
  4. The Lurker

    The Lurker

    Aug 16, 2002
    and Adrian Belew, to boot:)
  5. He makes everything sound freaky(in a good way). :cool:
  6. I never looked up the Heads on YT. That is some good MFing sh--.

    What memories. Good times. Thank you.
  7. svenbass


    Dec 12, 2002
    AMAZING :)
  8. dannster


    Aug 20, 2000

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