Author Topic: Dylan Wilson  (Read 117 times)

ilan

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Dylan Wilson
« on: September 19, 2017, 09:14:06 AM »
IMHO that is how a 70's maple-neck P sounds at its absolute best (I think he has a DiMarzio there). And some great bass playing.

A bad day of playing bass is still better than a good day of playing cello.

Dave W

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Re: Dylan Wilson
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2017, 04:16:19 PM »
From the few minutes I listened to, it doesn't sound like a stock P.

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Re: Dylan Wilson
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2017, 10:17:26 PM »
There's definitely a preamp and probably a fuzz too.

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Re: Dylan Wilson
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2017, 03:26:13 PM »
There's definitely a preamp and probably a fuzz too.
He's got a pedalboard and there's probably an outboard preamp there. But the basic tone is classic 70s P.
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Re: Dylan Wilson
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2017, 10:52:28 PM »
IMHO doesn't seem focused enough to be a classic 70s P sound.

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Re: Dylan Wilson
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2017, 12:31:13 AM »
I think this is discusses before but i always find it hard to jusdge a bass sound, especially on youtube. Some songs I prefer to listen to youtube cos it's enormous compression made the bass even fatter and bigger than on an album track.

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Re: Dylan Wilson
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2017, 08:54:50 AM »
I think this is discusses before but i always find it hard to jusdge a bass sound, especially on youtube. Some songs I prefer to listen to youtube cos it's enormous compression made the bass even fatter and bigger than on an album track.

^^Agreed. I don't really try to discern whether it's bass A, B or C, or whether it's going through pedal X, Y or Z.  I either like the sound or I don't.  When I play, I don't try to emulate others' sound, I just set up so that I like what I hear from me. I'm just not that curious about telling a P from a J or a 60's P from a 90's P, active or passive.

Boring, I know.   :-[
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Re: Dylan Wilson
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2017, 10:37:23 PM »
I think this is discusses before but i always find it hard to jusdge a bass sound, especially on youtube. Some songs I prefer to listen to youtube cos it's enormous compression made the bass even fatter and bigger than on an album track.

Hey, there was just a discussion here wether or not a mudbucker could be heard or not. Different opinions, but at least we agree to like it!

I can enjoy a 70's maple P whenever I want to (usually I don't - too heavy!) but if I heard this recording and had no visual reference, I'm not sure I could have recognised the P.