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Forum: Bass Guitar 08-23-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By JKing138
Even budget gear can produce some nice sounds....

Even budget gear can produce some nice sounds. Learn what your equipment does and can do, and how to produce the sounds that you like. There are tonnes of reading material for bass setup, EQ, etc, on...
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-22-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By JKing138
What amp are you using first off? If you want a...

What amp are you using first off? If you want a bigger bass sound you need a bigger amp with the power to handle and produce the low frequencies.
If you want a solid body sound, you need a solid body...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-14-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 599
Posted By JKing138
I would say Bi-amp. Use the Vibrolux for the...

I would say Bi-amp.

Use the Vibrolux for the high end (treble/mid focused) and get a bass amp combo for the low end. After you've split the signal to your amps, put an octave pedal in front of the...
Forum: The Pit 07-13-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,779
Posted By JKing138
This isn't really a new idea. They're like a more...

This isn't really a new idea. They're like a more radio friendly (if I can say that) version of Death From Above, so it doesn't stop anybody else doing it.
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-29-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By JKing138
What do you mean inconsistent? I can't tell from...

What do you mean inconsistent? I can't tell from the audio what your referring to.
Things like inconsistancy with string volume, tension, etc, usually come down to correct setup.
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-26-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By JKing138
Damn you for posting this. They are nice looking...

Damn you for posting this. They are nice looking basses.
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-13-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By JKing138
I don't personally but there are plenty of people...

I don't personally but there are plenty of people that do. On the talkbass forum the joyo ultimate drive gets a lot of love. They sound like sturdy pedals, mainly boss clones, I advised our guitarist...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-09-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 718
Posted By JKing138
I'm chilled, just after a few years on forums it...

I'm chilled, just after a few years on forums it just seems that there's always one guy who goes in to threads about effects and says 'I don't use effects' (ok, slightly different in this case). It's...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-08-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 718
Posted By JKing138
This wasn't an attack at the poster either but...

This wasn't an attack at the poster either but its not really relevant, its not the idea of the thread. I'm completely for freedom of speech and having an opinion but its contrary to the topic. If...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-07-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 718
Posted By JKing138
Why reply to a thread about pedals if you don't...

Why reply to a thread about pedals if you don't like pedals?
Its not a 'Do you use pedals?' thread last I checked.
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-06-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 718
Posted By JKing138
Maybe a cheat but my Zoom B3. To be specific the...

Maybe a cheat but my Zoom B3. To be specific the M-comp (EBS bass compressor sim) or the 160 comp (based on the dbx 160a compressor).

For a more interesting answer than a compressor, the thing I...
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-20-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By JKing138
You have vintage and modern. Its changes the...

You have vintage and modern. Its changes the voice (sound) of your amp between the two. Vintage, traditionally has more mids (middle) and modern has more bass.
Bass - low sound that makes the room...
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-19-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By JKing138
No problem. Yeah a $10 cable will work well...

No problem. Yeah a $10 cable will work well enough for practice. Keep the excitement and you'll be fine.
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-19-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By JKing138
Any music store will stock an instrument cable,...

Any music store will stock an instrument cable, they don't need to be expensive or bass specific, just get a 3 or 4 meter one and you'll be fine. Hook it up from the output on the bass to input on...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By JKing138
No problem, hopefully that sorts it out, if the...

No problem, hopefully that sorts it out, if the feedback is from your rig.
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-21-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By JKing138
A few possibilities... Gain Is there only...

A few possibilities...

Gain
Is there only feedback when the ODB3 is on?
If so the gain might be too high (this is the usual feedback problem with guitar, not so much for bass)

Placement
Is there...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-10-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By JKing138
Try it, if it doesn't work then it might be...

Try it, if it doesn't work then it might be something else. A screw is a very simply mechanical thing, theres not a lot that can go wrong with it.
Try holding the saddle while you turn the screw. If...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-07-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By JKing138
Depends what music your playing, if its metal or...

Depends what music your playing, if its metal or hard rock with 2 guitars then your gonna need another 2x10 cab. Genz-benz have a good reputation and are one of the more popular compact/light weight...
Forum: Bass Guitar 02-25-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,264
Posted By JKing138
A blend knob is key to keeping a clean low end,...

A blend knob is key to keeping a clean low end, pedals that come to mind are:
Dave Lomenzo Hyper drive, Mad Professor Blueberry, Billy Sheehan Signature OD, Big Muff Deluxe Fuzz. Forgot to include my...
Forum: Bass Guitar 02-09-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By JKing138
Nope, theres nothing wrong with doing it that...

Nope, theres nothing wrong with doing it that way. You might not progress as quickly as people who use the videos and other tools, especially when they start getting more technical, music theory and...
Forum: Bass Guitar 02-04-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By JKing138
For a round sound, get some flat wound strings,...

For a round sound, get some flat wound strings, any bass will do. Eq a Slight sad face if you have a graphic eq, otherwise turn the treble down a touch, mids up and leave the bass as it is. Its the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-17-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By JKing138
Depends what bass the bassist of the bands you...

Depends what bass the bassist of the bands you posted use, although jazz basses are versatile they sound different to a music man or a P bass. The tone is as much about he bass and how you play as...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-04-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By JKing138
What bass do you have? Pedals? And finally, whats...

What bass do you have? Pedals? And finally, whats wrong with using your ears?

I don't mean to sound harsh but this has been done to death in other posts, just check in the forum search. Its a lot...
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-25-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By JKing138
If its what you want to learn then learn it. Bass...

If its what you want to learn then learn it. Bass is as much of a stand alone instrument as most other instruments, listen to victor wooten, jaco pastorius, marcus miller, they use the bass as much...
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-25-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,088
Posted By JKing138
What?1!?!?!? you don't have to play root notes in...

What?1!?!?!? you don't have to play root notes in 16ths????
Or is there more to this question then we realise.
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-25-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By JKing138
The amp models on garage band are passable but it...

The amp models on garage band are passable but it all adds to bringing the overall quality down. I would see about getting a decent XLR/usb which you can get a 4 track for less then 100, which will...
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-24-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By JKing138
I haven't listened to the songs yet, I'll check...

I haven't listened to the songs yet, I'll check them out later.
What bass amp are you using or are you going straight from bass to Tascam? Then is it the Tascam to GarageBand? Who else plays the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-24-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By JKing138
The pick-ups are generally only a small part of...

The pick-ups are generally only a small part of the sound, especially when recording. I doubt that there would be a great difference in quality at the end.
Obviously you want the best quality to...
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-21-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By JKing138
I would still consider why you want to upgrade....

I would still consider why you want to upgrade. What is it you are expecting?
Sometimes an upgrade won't achieve what you want. As you mentioned noiseless pick-ups, I thought you have an excess noise...
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-19-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By JKing138
Why do you want to upgrade the pick-ups? Most...

Why do you want to upgrade the pick-ups?
Most J-pups would fit though and yes the quality of wiring has an influence on the sound. You can hear bad wiring as there will be more hum, hiss and...
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