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Webster's definition of "vintage sound"

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by pocket_groover, Mar 12, 2004.

  1. Ok, I've heard references to the "vintage vibe" and "vintage sound" (most often referred to old Fenders) over and over again.....

    What IS the definition of "vintage sound" really? What would Webster's write in their "Unabridged Bass Dictionary"? :meh:
  2. Vintage sound \ adj + noun

    1) of or relating to the sound of James Jamerson (Diego or Dimitri Jamersonus)

    2) a noticeable lack of unnecessary crackly, hurt the dog's ears, busted glass-like treble.

    3) having thump.

    4) exhibiting no effort in getting mucho booty on the dance floor.

    5) the sound of or relating to flatwound strings.

    6) the sound and/or school of thought of the first electric bass sound - diametrically opposed to modern sound.

    7) The GOOD sound. :D

    8) having no batteries.

    9) Sunburst :p

    10) before Ibanez.

  3. PunkerTrav


    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA
    :D :D :D

    "Can I have an AMEN???"

  4. :D :D :D

    LOL! Not quite what I was expecting but funny AND relevant!

    But hey, weren't custom colored Fenders out during the days of "Jamersonus" (although his "Funk machine" was sunburst)?