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I suspect that it's not 'real' bass on that album, as it sounds very similar to the programmed bass on the 360 Degrees album. Exactly what software was used, I couldn't say. Leo generally used a Steinberger bass when playing live though, if that's any help.
Thanks for that. <BR> <BR>The bass on 360 degrees is clearly not real. <BR>But on Second Light it is much improved and sounds a lot more real. The bass player is not pictured on 360 degrees but he is on Second Light. I'm prepared to believe it is clever programming though. <BR>The bass on Moving On on Biological Radio would be very difficult to do by non-real bass, but maybe it is all synth though, very clever if it is. <BR> <BR>When I've seen them live the bass didn't sound different to the recordings. <BR> <BR>By coincidence I play the cheaper version of the Steinberg bass, made by Honer (licensed by Steinberg) which I bought in 1987. <BR> <BR>My bass sound has developed since my original post. Its very close to what I want now (I'd still like to know what Dreadzone used thought).
You could always send them an email and ask. They're usually very friendly - although I've not been in touch with them for years, when I was working on their merchandising stand. Of course they've changed the line-up since the Second Light days and I don't think they even use a bassist when playing live these days. Shame!