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Posted by Al (188.8.131.52) on March 04, 2003 at 14:15:40:
In Reply to: Best set up for slap bass posted by BassPhil on February 20, 2003 at 22:03:31:
Cut the mids, boost the low and high frequencies on your amp. I personnaly use a Trace Elliot SMX head with EQ presets on it. The n°1 is just the best slap sound I've ever had. Get an active pick up bass (I personnaly use a Warwick thumb bass) and new strings (lighter gauge than usual). And work on your right hand technique. The sound may change a lot according to the way your thumb actually hits the string. Try different things.
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