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Which of these bass clips sound the best to you?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by dbrillha, Mar 30, 2004.

  1. dbrillha


    Apr 18, 2003
    Hi all,

    I'm just curious about what people in this forum would
    consider what is the best sound out of the basses I have access to.

    I recorded a 10 second clip of 7 different basses, all playing
    more or less the same dorky bass line. Some of the basses got
    to have more than one clip, as they had different sounds due to
    multiple pickups, or lots of EQ settings. There are 10 clips in all.
    I recorded everything through a Bass Pod with the "Brit Class A"

    Here is a link to the mp3s of the clips (it also includes a poll, so
    you can vote for which clip you think sounds best):


    I don't want to give away what these basses are right now, because I'm
    thinking that might influence the outcome. If enough people vote or
    are interested, I can post again in a week and let you know what
    basses they clips are of, and how many votes each received.


  2. Knavery


    Feb 24, 2004
    Westminster, CO
    I'm getting a "Page Cannot Be Displayed" error for all of the links. That could be a firewall issue here, but I doubt it.

  3. shreave


    Jul 12, 2000
    Seattle. WA USA
    I like 8 the best. Be sure to tell us which is what later!
  4. Perfect-Tommy


    Mar 28, 2004
    Well I like 7 myself. I whore 4 low end ;)
  5. kazuhank


    Nov 12, 2002
    Portland, OR
    I prefer number 10. So which bass is which? :confused:
  6. sheepdog


    Feb 20, 2003
    Birmingham, AL
    at least 6 of them sounded like mud...I won't give my preferences so as not to influence others.
  7. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer


  8. Limo


    Sep 22, 2002
    Reykjavik Iceland
    Hehe you suckers, it's his first post and asks which bass he should use on his recordings or he should buy or something, he is very smart and you guys are not:p
  9. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I liked 9.

    Bet yer gonna tell us it was all one bass.
  10. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Clip 2.
  11. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
  12. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon

    May 10, 2000
    Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Product Designer

  13. I'm going with Brendan on this one.

    Most of them sounded like there was minimal EQ setting changes.

    I liked 9 because it was dark and kind of thumpy.

    The bassline reminded me of the movie Jaws.

    When are you going to tell us?

  14. cods


    Sep 16, 2003
  15. kris pung

    kris pung

    Jul 25, 2003
    Chicago, IL
    I liked 4 the best, I dug 10 as well.
  16. Saorex


    Mar 7, 2004
    Quebec City
    I liked 7 and 10 best...
  17. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Liked: 2 and 10

    Disliked: 5
  18. fiebru1119


    Mar 2, 2004
    Orlando, FL
    i liked 7 and 10 as well..

    what was up with 6?
  19. keb


    Mar 30, 2004
    7 through 9 sound a little... piezo-y, or something.
  20. #3 I liked the best..the cleanest sounding one to me..sounded like a fender jazz.

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