What sound does your bass make?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Brendan, Oct 10, 2001.

  1. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Portland, OR
    Mine (in C) makes sort of a Whuuuummmpung! sound. Or maybe a Burrrrrmmnnnn.

    What sound does you're bass make?

    (Sorry people, I'm about as hocked up on dayquil as you can get. Y'all know that stuff is like 30% alcohol?)
  2. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    Everything from "pweeou" to "grraaahhn" to "mmwwaoo".
  3. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Portland, OR
    Eh. I figure iffin Merls and Eric can LIVE IN stupid threads, I get to have one or two stupid threads to my name.

    On another note (ba dum ching!), how does one get a "grraaaahn"? :D
  4. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    plink, plink, <font size=7>BAM!
  5. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    Jazz bass, both pickups on full, dig in hard.

    (OK, so I suck at this, can you do better?)
  6. from a BUNG! to a CHUNG! when slappin

    soon to be

  8. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Portland, OR
    ...went the trolly?

    You worry me. ;):D
  9. everything from a soft "loo loo loo" to a freaking huge BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM
  10. joel the bass player

    joel the bass player Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2000
    Omaha, NE
    Sometimes mine goes Faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrt!

    Other times it goes shooooobby do bop bop baaaaaaaaaaaaaw!

    I love playing basses that sound like that!
  11. melvin


    Apr 28, 2001
    Mine "erks" and makes that sound Homer Simpson makes when he thinks of food. You know that sound. Sometimes it goes it makes orgasm sounds. :D
  12. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    Mine keeps going:

    "For the love of all that's holy, learn how to play or put me down!"

    I'm thinking of e-mailing Fender to see if this is normal... :(
  13. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Seattle, WA
    mmwwwhhaaaaaa for the fretless

    and "thump ba dump bump bump da da"

    for the p bass.
  14. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    ... boink boink boink boink boink boink bairnk ...
  15. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain

    :D :rolleyes:
  16. Bowmp, bomp ,bap,ba b bbbbb bowmp bappa bompa POP!

    Also, I kope to be able to make "MMMMMWWWWWWWAAAAAAHHHHH" soon
  17. when i try to slap, its like "pa-chika-wink"

    usually its like "da-ding-dang-dinga-dunga-dunga-dun" with alot of fatness. My hartke gets pretty fat (trying not use the word "phat") sound when i want it to.
  18. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    My fretless goes mwaaahhh, and buzzzzzz, and browwrrrr, and growwllll, and waaahhhhh.
  19. Click click click click click (I play KoRn) click click click click clickity-click