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When you hear Warwick...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jebthebassist, Oct 17, 2005.

  1. Jebthebassist


    Dec 8, 2004
    What type of music do you think of? Do you think warwicks are more metal sounding, funk sounding, or rock? So we get a little more specific lets narrow it down to a Wawick Thumb bass. What type of music do you think its sound fits best into?
  2. Stox


    Mar 18, 2005
    London UK
  3. hyperlitem

    hyperlitem Guest

    Jul 25, 2001
    Indianapolis, IN
    dunno unlike guitars i tend to see basses in places you wouldnt nessecarily think of. I play my thumb in a hard rock band. Thats i guess where i think of it, metal hard rock and jazzy stuff. They are great all around well made basses so play whatever u want, dont limit yourself and only play a bass for one genre.
  4. StarchMan


    Jul 30, 2003
    I agree with hyper. Just look at the wide variety of bassists who use the Thumb and Thumb bolt-on and the genres of music they play...
  5. wood music. it is the sound of it after all. ;)
  6. Everything :D

    The thumb (which I have) I think is good for tons of stuff. I can get a lot of different tones from that thing. The first word I don't think of is funk though. The thumb is not the "brightest" sounding bass to my ears. BUT...alot of people hear people say "warwick growl" and they think all they are good for is digging in for some serious meat and potatoes.

    If you say funk, I think Ric, or stingray or maybe even a
    P bass.
  7. Bassosaurus


    Aug 27, 2005
    I don't
  8. brooklynbassguy

    brooklynbassguy Supporting Member

    Feb 8, 2004
    maplewood, nj, usa
    I used my warwicks for everything. Maybe not the best for blues ...
  9. I-Love-Ratm


    Feb 24, 2003
    Warwick makes me think Hard/Alternative Rock or Metal.Mostly makes me think Dirk Lances tone.....Droolage...
  10. Jeffrey A-Bomb

    Jeffrey A-Bomb Drink Coffee & Destroy

    Oct 14, 2000
    Silver Spring, MD
    I sorta think of emo when I hear warwick.. *shrug* :crying:
  11. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    P-Nut from 311. Although he mainly plays an SSII.
  12. Depends how its played.
  13. Petary791


    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    I personally think heavy music.
  14. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    I think my thumb, and then think funk :).
  15. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Depends on the model. Streamers, funk. Thumbs, sadly i think nu-metal. Corvettes, dont really see them in the industry too often on a 'professional' levell ,so i think 'talent' :p
  16. +1 :bassist:
  17. Johnny Mac

    Johnny Mac Riff-finder General Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2005
    Springfield, MA
    I usually think rock (Dirk Lance) or metal (James Lomenzo).
  18. spalka621


    Jul 26, 2005
    Sioux Falls, SD
    Everybody who has a warwick in my school is part of a "jam" band, so thats what i think of. I mean every high school kid i know who has a warwick plays jam music and not just from my school. Has anyone else noticed this
  19. Knavery

    Knavery Supporting Member

    Feb 24, 2004
    Westminster, CO
    This is stereo-typing man. Hehe. You guys wouldn't get away with this if you were talking about a group of people.

  20. FenderHotRod


    Sep 1, 2004
    Even guys in Country are using Warwick basses....