#1
I dont really know too many examples of good bass tones. I'm a total noob at the bass tone wise and dont know where to begin either. Especially when it comes to using effects with the bass, somehow, I can't seem to dial a decent tone in basically because I don't know what sort of tone it is that I'm looking for.

Could someone post up examples of good distorted tones or where the chorus/delay/phaser etc have been used to good effect? Or songs where the tone has really stood out.

The one guy whose tones I think I'm in love with is the bass player from Jamiroquoi. That guy does some crazy stuff with his rig man!
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#4
Paul Turner is pretty interesting. He runs an octave pedal all the time from what I could see. Very nice Aguilar amps as well.
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#5
Ryan Martinie from Mudvayne has a pretty awsome bass tone. (imo)
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the most celebrated distorted/fuzzy bassline has got to be Hysteria by Muse, mainly because you hear this epic buildup that starts with just that line, but also because it truly is a nice sound.

Jaco Pastorius, in addition to being awesome, makes great use of the chorus pedal. The first 3 notes from his Slang solo wow me every time. whether or not he was up to par that day, it's a lovely sound.

a few nice bass tones with the same playstyle/tone as Jamiroquai have got to be P-Nut from 311 (try the song Creatures (for a While)) and the first Incubus bassist, Dirk Lance (Are You In? is a classic).
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Thats a killer tone man!
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