Tone and EQ Thread...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Secondhandloser, Apr 5, 2005.

  1. Secondhandloser


    Mar 28, 2005
    Due to all the the " how do I get this tone" questions, I thought it would be helpful to put up a thread for how everybody gets the tone they want...
    When posting put:
    -Your bass and how it is set ( ie, tone, volume, which pickups, strings)
    -Any pedals and their exact settings
    -Your amp and how you set the EQ and tone knobs
    -ANything else that I stupidy forgot

    For example, my punk tone:
    THunderbird, neck pickup on full, tone all the way up
    Ernie Ball Slinky's
    EQ pedal, highs on 10, mid -8, low 5
    Crate 50 watt, Lo 5, lo mid 0, hi mid 9, hi 10

    So yeah...
  2. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    OK, I'll get back to you on this.
  3. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    Funk/Jazz and R&B tone:

    -FBB 6, Bartolini NTMB 9V, both pickups full, bass 5/10, mids 3/10 (with switch on low mids), treble 2/10**
    -Fodera Diamond Series strings, stainless steel, .28-.120
    -Ashdown ABM 500RC EVO (power section only)
    -Raven Labs PHA-1 w/ EQ set flat (used as main pre, through the Ashdown's line in)
    -Epifani T-210 (gigs)
    -Epifani T-112 (rehearsal)

    **EQ levels are estimates