What bass was used for the seinfeld theme?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by ras1983, Feb 27, 2005.

  1. ras1983


    Dec 28, 2004
    Sydney, Australia
    I started playing bass 8 months ago because of the seinfeld theme song. but does anybody know what bass the musician used? it sounds absolutely incredible, maybe too good for a 'real' bass. thanks guys :p
  2. sabb0


    Feb 24, 2002
    i heard it was a synth bass
  3. chimp


    Dec 4, 2004
    South Africa
    It is a synth. Sorry to let you down, but try it out on bass see how close you can get yours to sound.
  4. popinfresh


    Dec 23, 2004
    Melbourne, Aus
    Yeah, it's keyboard/synth.
  5. ras1983


    Dec 28, 2004
    Sydney, Australia
    damn!! :crying:

    i can get it to sound fairly close though. :p i found it was the best excersise for slapping and popping.
  6. LA


    Oct 17, 2001
    I think it was Fieldy playing a Cirrus.
  7. xcental34x


    Feb 28, 2003
    Memphrica, TN
    Yeah, ain't that the truth.
  8. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    DON'T SAY THAT!!!!

    (it's OK baby, he was just kidding)

    {hugs his Cirrus}


  9. More than likely a Synclavier.......

  10. Keyboardist's left hand with slap bass module.

  11. Ostinato

    Ostinato Guest

    Feb 7, 2005
    Toronto ON
    A guy named Jonathon Wolff was the composer and musician on that track. He's also done the work on Caroline In The City, Married With Children, Who's The Boss, and Will & Grace among others.
  12. pil


    Feb 17, 2005
    Pimlico, UK
    just sounds like a stingray to me...am i the only one who thinks slap bass is rubbish? :help:
  13. Ummmm, that'd be a "yes" from me. :scowl:
  14. zcwilkes

    zcwilkes Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2002
    Barboursville, WV
  15. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    I was me a on a fretted 3-string Wishbass...
  16. You sure are.
  17. The bass used was a Roland SoundCanvas, in General MIDI Mode. :)
  18. 6-3-2


    Sep 20, 2003
    I was listening to that the other day, already knowing it was keyboard, it really doesn't sound authentic when you are aware. Those crazy people trying to fake the funk.
  19. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Slap bass just isn't my style. That's what my DX7 is for :)