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Re: Bass players - what's a good stomp pedal for FAT tone?

Sounds like you are going for the dubby sound.
Flat wounds will help a lot.
Even more so than the pedal.
Get it right as close to the source as possible.
A good  player and instrument will get you closer to that sound than a 

Here's a good read.


Let me know when it's finished.
Would love to hear it.



On Wed, January 27, 2010 2:42 pm, Per Boysen wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 7:30 PM, ditch wrestler <ditchwrestler@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
>> What do you mean by "fat tone", Per?  Can you give an example of
>> someone's tone that you're trying to emulate?
> Jah Wobble's tone is a good example.
>> Then there's the bass synth way - a nice square wave makes things good
>> 'n' groovey.  And there's the Bill Laswell trick and run an envelope
>> filter but set threshold so the gate doesn't open which gives a very dub
>> sound.
> Yep, I use that trick when mixing. Did it on this bassist as well in
> the studio. Great trick! :-) Would be nice to find a stomp box that
> does it for her live.
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
> www.boysen.se
> www.perboysen.com