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Which bass has a "Bigger" sound?!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by RickJames, Mar 3, 2004.


  1. RickJames

    RickJames

    Mar 2, 2004
    Looking to get either a Fender Mexican P bass or a Jazz Bass and wondering which has a better fuller sound. I recorded a lot of dub reggae music, so full, deep sound is crucial. Any opinions?
     
  2. Christopher

    Christopher

    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Most would say the P. I'd say put flatwounds on either, turn down the tone control, and you'd have a pretty good dub machine.
     
  3. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    I'ma go ahead and say P-Bass.
     
  4. has always used Jazz Basses.
     
  5. Hmm, I think both would make great dub axes, as long as you turn down the tone (as Christopher said) and pluck near the base of the neck. On the J, I'd turn both pickups on full, or favor the neck a little.