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Can anyone identifythis bass?


Skiroy

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I think it might be Tony Russell playing the bass. The sounds I'm hearing don't sound like they are coming out of that abg (acoutic bass guitar).

 

Jay-Z also often doubles the bass with a synth, so buying that model bass is not going to get you that sound.

 

I couldn't keep watching that video because the lyrics were pretty offensive to me.

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I think that audio was inserted into that video as I don't hear any of the other instruments shown or that backup singer that was wailing (in a good way) in the beginning. I agree with Jeremy that the bass in the video doesn't sound like an ABG. To me it sounds like a Fender, probably a jazz bass with some flatwound strings on it.

Lydian mode? The only mode I know has the words "pie ala" in front of it.

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Okay let me first apologize for the music. Yes it doesnt not have the correct audio. I just posted that one because it has the best visual of the bass. Here is a video to hear it.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7y-LZ-tgQU

 

It does not have any synth. This concert whole concept is all acoustic. And I actually agree with the offensive content, but I dont follow Jay-z I am a fan of the roots. The band playing the music are very talent.

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I was thinking an Epiphone El Capitan, but I'm not sure if there is a non-cutaway version.

 

I believe that's what it is as I saw a non-cutaway version on Ebay in sunburst. So most likely an older model El Capitan.

 

http://cgi.ebay.com/EPIPHONE-EL-CAPITAN-ACOUSTIC-ELECTRIC-BASS-W-HARDCASE-/170638188953

Lydian mode? The only mode I know has the words "pie ala" in front of it.

http://www.myspace.com/theeldoradosband

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Yeah they did. I think this is it. Any guess on guage strings for this sound and if he has bronze strings?

 

No clue. I doubt they are bronze ones though. I currently have some old D'Ardario(spelling?) chromes flatwound strings on my ABG that sound really good but most likely you'll have to experiment with strings and find the ones right for you.

Lydian mode? The only mode I know has the words "pie ala" in front of it.

http://www.myspace.com/theeldoradosband

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Be careful about putting tapewounds on an ABG. A friend of mine put some on his Michael Kelly, and busted the nut, messed up the saddle & bridge, and sounded crappy after he fixed the other bits. They were much thicker than the other strings he had used.

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