The best post-rock bass

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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by Aussie Mark » 12 Feb 2014, 20:42

Wikipedia has a page that lists dozens of post-rock bands. One of them is PIL, which means I've apparently already been a fan of post-rock for around 35 years LOL

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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by Rude_Mechanical » 12 Feb 2014, 22:21

I'll nominate a Bass VI of some sort.

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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by Heath » 12 Feb 2014, 23:00

Cole Clarke LL5, Yamaha 425x, Warwick Corvette5, Fender CS 57P, Musicman Sabre, Sandberg Ida
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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by Wwolof » 12 Feb 2014, 23:31

Well, that is cool.

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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by BassLine » 13 Feb 2014, 01:01

If bass players don't know, then anything that looks good and you can hear it.... which both depend on what you like and what fits with the other instruments.
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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by jezzamac » 11 May 2014, 01:02

something black

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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by evilgus » 11 May 2014, 13:34

A Stingray would be the most appropriate, given that style?

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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by PilbaraBass » 11 May 2014, 14:04

This is like a high-brow version of those "best bass for metal" threads.

I don't know what model, but I think orange is the best colour for a post rock bass, because they more closely resemble carrots.
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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by El Raro » 21 May 2014, 10:43

I've seen everything from Fender Jazz/P's to EBMM Stingrays to Spectors to Gibson Grabbers used in post-rock bands. Really, there's no definitive bass for a post-rock sound. You can't go wrong with a Jazz bass for its warmer tone but I personally prefered using active basses for the extra grunt. It also depends on how intense your post-rock sound is. SOme post-rock bands, like Mogwai, are fairly tame but bands like sleepmakeswaves play a bit more of an aggressive style of post-rock.
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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by Veldar » 01 Mar 2015, 21:43

P bass with flats.
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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by vin-tone » 01 Mar 2015, 22:09

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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by Wrenn » 02 Mar 2015, 07:24

A bit of a zombie thread but I only found out about post-rock in this thread :ROFL:. I'd go Stingray or a Jazz :)
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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by Veldar » 03 Mar 2015, 16:40

^ Fun fact, Jeff of Isis used both of those basses during the band's existence.
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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by DanMan82 » 25 Mar 2015, 07:00

Veldar wrote:^ Fun fact, Jeff of Isis used both of those basses during the band's existence.
If we're being genre nazis though, Isis are post-metal not post-rock... the bassist from Cult of Luna also pretty much exclusively played Jazz basses too.

In terms of post-rock, for me it's gotta be a P bass.
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Re: The best post-rock bass

Post by PilbaraBass » 25 Mar 2015, 07:25

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