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Which bass (and effect) used Mike Inez in Alice In Chains MTV Unplugged?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by CaracasBass, Jan 9, 2005.


  1. CaracasBass

    CaracasBass

    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    I know it´s an acustic/electric, looks like fretted but it sounds like fretless, o it is a chorus effect??

    What I love about it is that BIG sound and endless sustain.

    Discuss.

    P.S.: The bass has the mesage: "Friends don´t let friends... have friends haircuts" It´s about Metallica´s image change (1996)????
     

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  2. Jmann

    Jmann

    Apr 29, 2003
    Lexington, Ky
    it is an alverez bass & some kind of $10 chours pedal he bought before the show
     
  3. Lockout

    Lockout

    Dec 24, 2002
    Illinois
    Heh, interesting coincidence... I just watched that DVD last night. ;)

    I think I would have liked his tone better without the chorus, to be honest.
     
  4. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    Awsome concert. I really liked Mikes's playing and tone that night.
     
  5. sloppysubs

    sloppysubs

    Nov 24, 2002
    Swansboro, NC
    did they record it twice? the show i mean. cause ive got both the cd and the VHS (im old school) and on the cd there is stuff that aint going on in the tape ie when layne messes up. i know they can cut and paste stuff in and out and what not. but another thing is that ive seen all sorts of pictures of the guys wearing different clothes but the same show.

    and i wouldve prefered the tone sans chorus myself too.
     
  6. Ian Perge

    Ian Perge Supporting Member

    May 11, 2001
    Evansville, Indiana
    I don't own either the DVD or VHS, but the CD release does contain several tracks that didn't make the broadcast version.

    In addition, I know that during the taping the band can do several takes of the same song due to mistakes, sound issues, etc. As for pictures, I'd account that to simply having a photo shoot on a different date than the taping.
     
  7. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    That bass was really sounding like a fretless, what kind of pedal?.
     
  8. CaracasBass

    CaracasBass

    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    Do you know which chorus pedal???

    I did a search in Alvarez´s web site and didn´t find a single acoustic bass guitar model.... are they discontinued or am I blind???
     
  9. Lockout

    Lockout

    Dec 24, 2002
    Illinois
    I see one Alvarez bass model, it's under the "Traditional Instruments" section of their site.
     
  10. CaracasBass

    CaracasBass

    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    You´re right!!!!

    Then I´m blind!!! :cool: