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by LeChat
Mon Sep 12, 2005 8:25 am
Forum: OTHER DUB PRODUCTION TOPICS
Topic: Ganja smoke in the studio?
Replies: 22
Views: 34881

Ganja smoke in the studio?

a tale i read by phil brown, while recording burnin' was while doing an edit on the mulitrack master of i shot the sherrif, he was so damn high from the wailers' huge joints, that with the joint hanging out of his mouth, the cherry dropped right on the tape, and fried about a bar. he had to do some ...
by LeChat
Thu Apr 28, 2005 11:51 pm
Forum: INSTRUMENTS : BASS
Topic: Playing with your thumbs?
Replies: 8
Views: 14171

Playing with your thumbs?

The right hand has a remarkable amount of control over tone. I always use the thumb on bass that I want to sound deep like dub bass. It's just easier for me to get the sound thataway. I usually hit the string where the neck meets the body. I think it's best to try and get as close to the tone and v...
by LeChat
Thu Apr 29, 2004 2:48 am
Forum: INSTRUMENTS : BASS
Topic: Bass in Mix down
Replies: 14
Views: 22642

Bass in Mix down

the dod pedal sounds pretty cool, playing with the 'sens' knob during mixdown is neat-o. sometimes, a teeny little bit of distortion goes a long way, for bass that seems too dry, or not sitting right in the mix. i use an old stereo spring reverb on bass. on everything, actually, it's really subtle,...
by LeChat
Thu Mar 11, 2004 12:14 am
Forum: EFFECTS : REVERB : SPRING REVERB
Topic: utilizing a sansui ra-500 reverb amp as an effect.
Replies: 22
Views: 52579

utilizing a sansui ra-500 reverb amp as an effect.

the spring reverb tanks that are in guitar amps sometimes have wierd input/ouput impedances. maybe try putting it back in the amp and sending the signal out through the preamp output.
by LeChat
Thu Mar 04, 2004 5:29 am
Forum: INSTRUMENTS : BASS
Topic: bass strings and tune
Replies: 7
Views: 12877

bass strings and tune

the best dub bass tone ive gotten was with a cheap yamaha p-style bass with very old roundwounds, i think they were even light-guage. so who knows? you can just get a single low B string and restring your 4 string as B-E-A-D, 'cause that low b is nice. also, old organ speaker amps sound cool. perso...
by LeChat
Thu Mar 04, 2004 4:10 am
Forum: RECORDING MACHINES (ANALOG TAPE, HD MULTITRACKERS, ADAT, ..)
Topic: Reel-to-Reel tape multi-track: advice, recommendations, expe
Replies: 13
Views: 19210

Reel-to-Reel tape multi-track: advice, recommendations, expe

The mx50-50 is a great machine. at my school, we have one that the recording class uses, (abuses) and it only needs to get maintained about once a year. a very sturdy and good sounding machine. great low end, for sure.