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Tone

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BazzaBass, Nov 11, 2018.


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  1. I keep reading on Talkbass where someone mention’s how people like their “tone”. Is “tone” real or just a wank word?
     
  2. Coolhandjjl

    Coolhandjjl Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2010
    Appleton
    Are you for real?
     
  3. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Every bass/player/rig has a tone. It's an umbrella word used to describe "your sound".
     
  4. Mushroo

    Mushroo Supporting Member

    Apr 2, 2007
    Massachusetts, USA
    Tone is in your fingers.
    Your fingers are real.
    Therefore (by the transitive property) tone is real.
     
  5. jd56hawk

    jd56hawk

    Sep 12, 2011
    The Garden State
    It’s all about tone.
     
  6. ruju

    ruju

    Dec 9, 2017
    Ontario,Canada
    If you have to ask..you don’t get it yet..
     
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  7. Coolhandjjl

    Coolhandjjl Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2010
    Appleton
    Many a bass player who have come before ye have spent their entire life and put themselves into massive debt chasing the tone they have in their head and trying to physically achieve it.
     
  8. Geddy Lee

    Les Claypool

    Sometimes you play by your own ideals, your own ear, and it just works...
     
  9. mdogs

    mdogs Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2010
    Constant state of flux
    Troll thread!!!!
     
    Jaco Taco and pellomoco14 like this.
  10. DocTT

    DocTT

    Apr 22, 2018
    I lost my tone. And I just had it yesterday! Dang tone...
     
  11. Bass V

    Bass V

    Dec 11, 2008
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    tone certainly wanks for me!
     
    Torrente Cro and Clutchcargo like this.
  12. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton valar morghulis Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs

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