Well, If you've got a bass with more than one pickup, use the neck pickup. Thats all I can think of.

NOFX are awesome though.
treble cranked, new NPS strings (for the mettalic brightness) preferably Ernie Ball Slinkies like Fat Mike, also a pick and something like a Sansamp
Gear: 08 Fender MIA Jazz bass,
American Peavey Millenium Plus 4,
GK 1001RBII,
Mesa/Boogie RR215,
Schecter C-1 Classic.