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breathe

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Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« on: January 12, 2011, 02:33:01 pm »

Any suggestions?  Demeter Tube Direct going into Great River MP-500NV sounds pretty awesome, but I'd like more tools to sculpt the sound.  Manley Vox Box?  How's the D.W. Fearn VT-3?  Little Labs Multi-Z?  I am totally not into mic'd bass amps right now.

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compasspnt

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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2011, 04:37:57 pm »

Get a Wooly Mammoth pedal.
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QUEEF BAG

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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2011, 04:54:13 pm »

the importance of touch for bass sound

is greatly underestimated.


get a GOOD bass player then use anything.
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pete andrews

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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2011, 05:53:11 pm »

QUEEF BAG wrote on Wed, 12 January 2011 16:54

the importance of touch for bass sound

is greatly underestimated.


get a GOOD bass player then use anything.



yes. and yes.

-pete

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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2011, 07:43:17 pm »

Recently tracked Bass through a Reddi Tube DI into a TSL-3 VAC RAC. Great!
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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2011, 10:42:00 pm »

What Queef said and...

Evil Twin, Retrospec or REDDI... straight to tape...enjoy.
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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2011, 01:37:47 am »

Just so we're clear, you're asking what kind of bass rig is the best for inducing orgasm in female audience members? A good loud one, I would say.
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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2011, 07:58:38 am »

Fenris Wulf wrote on Wed, 12 January 2011 21:37

Just so we're clear, you're asking what kind of bass rig is the best for inducing orgasm in female audience members? A good loud one, I would say.


QUEEF BAG wrote on Wed, 12 January 2011 12:54

the importance of touch for bass sound is greatly underestimated.

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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2011, 10:00:28 am »

If you want the most orgasmic Direct Input, you need to get the hard bone nut of a mammoth/walrus/40 yr old camel, then have a good guy stick it in for you!!!! Stay away from the long plastic one you use on a nightly basis!!  You will be nice and happy!!!
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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2011, 12:27:25 pm »

You could try a little HEDD...
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Jim Williams

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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2011, 12:31:49 pm »

Bass  -  line amp  -  limiter -  ADC.

Maybe not orgasmic, but definitely organic.
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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2011, 05:56:44 pm »

Yeah, plus one fer the Woolly Mammoth, it’s absolutely the most insane sounding thing. And since I got my REDDI DI, I don’t feel so bad when I can’t mic my amp. Which is usually the preferred method.
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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2011, 09:23:40 pm »

Jim Williams wrote on Thu, 13 January 2011 11:31

Bass  -  line amp  -  limiter -  ADC.

Maybe not orgasmic, but definitely organic.


For lack of a better word....boring.
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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #13 on: January 14, 2011, 08:15:09 am »

I could see that setup sounding boring if the player is boring.

IME orgasmic tone comes from the player not the little box with wires coming out of it.

The best bass tones I've gotten have been with phenomenal players who knew their listening environment.

Every time I've had to rely on a box of some sort to bridge the tone gap, the results have definitely not been "orgasmic."
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Re: Most orgasmic bass DI setup?
« Reply #14 on: January 14, 2011, 10:57:51 am »

Man, it SO depends on the song.

I've had stellar results with a Jazz Bass > B-15.
Or a hollow-body Epiphone directly into an LA2A.
Totally different sounds, but both great for the songs in question.

But it really does all start with the player.
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