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Who has your favorite bass sound ?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by okc-zee, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. I've always been amazed at John Entwistle's sound and ability...He was my fave...McCartney right behind him in a very close second...
  2. Donald Duck Dunn and Phil Lesh.
  3. CnB77


    Jan 7, 2011
    Duck Dunn, John Paul Jones

    the bassist from Indigo Jam Unit whose name I forget
  4. rushmaniac15


    Mar 6, 2012
    I love geddy lees tone from power windows when he used the wal bass
  5. jmattbassplaya

    jmattbassplaya Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2008
    Tampa, FL.
    Justin Chancellor is definitely up there. I just love the fact that he's unique and that he has a really punchy and aggressive sound. I also love Flea's recorded tone, although his live sound is yuck!
  6. klaus486


    Jun 27, 2009
    portland or
    sales geek Portland Music co.
    I love Kai Eckhardt 's sound on his P-bass and his regular 5 strings both fretted & fretless.
  7. Bullitt5135


    Nov 16, 2010
    SE Michigan
    Geddy / Moving Pictures, especially Limelight and The Camera Eye.
  8. I'm going to get spit on for this one, but mine's Mike Kroeger from Nickelback.
  9. Right now I really like Pino's tone with the John Mayer Trio and Carmine Rojas' tone on the Joe Bonnamassa at the Royal Albert Hall DVD.
  10. Johnny Crab

    Johnny Crab ACME,QSC,Fame/Hondo/Greco user & BOSE Abuser Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2004
    South Texas
    Duck Dunn, Martin Turner, Mike Kroeger, Marco(Nightwish), Geddy, Jamerson.
  11. BassmanM


    Feb 17, 2011
    Hamburg, Germany
    The four greatest bass players in reggae music - Flabba Holt, Robbie Shakespeare, Aston Familyman Barrett & Leroy Sibbles
  12. Deaky


    Oct 24, 2006
    John Deacon both live and studio tone.

    I really like Geddy Lee's tone too.
  13. Stuart Zender
  14. Flyingfrets


    Dec 25, 2011
    Chris Squire & Paul McCartney
  15. Dan B

    Dan B

    Oct 19, 2008
    Amherst, MA
    Justin Chancellor and Michael Manring.
  16. FellowBass

    FellowBass Bass Player Extraordinaire. OK, just ordinaire.

    Jan 22, 2011
    Nashville, Tennessee
    Always liked Tim Commeford's tone. Along with many of the ones mentioned above -- he's the only new name I have to add :)
  17. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Nathan East.
  18. Winemule

    Winemule Guest

    Feb 27, 2005
    George Porter, Jr.

    As one of my favorite drummers says, "Just do that boom-boom-boom and you'll be all right."
  19. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    I always thought Chris Squire had the perfect bass tone.

    dUg Pinnick's bass tone could give you internal injuries.
  20. IronLung1986


    May 19, 2010
    Exeter, NH
    right now it's probably jaco.