Two of my favorite Phil moments!

Two of my favorite Phil moments!

Postby zambiland » Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:25 pm

Happen in the same song. Check 3:11 and 5:11.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qr_zYS2ZzF4

I'm trying to figure out how to get a similar overdrive sound to the second part of the clip. I've been working with an Earth Drive, but I am losing some of the low end.
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Re: Two of my favorite Phil moments!

Postby moonliner » Wed Dec 12, 2012 11:33 pm

Hey Edwin,

lovely moments there.

This is probably not what you are looking for, but for distortion with gobs of bowel moving low end I love my ZVex Wolly Mammoth pedal. Whenever I use it people always ask me after the show how I get that sound. Again, it's not quite what Phil has going here, but I thought you might be interested.
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Re: Two of my favorite Phil moments!

Postby spacebassed » Thu Dec 27, 2012 6:16 pm

While we're recounting "Great Moments in Phil," I'll add this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgTpELkfRaA

This is one of those times when the AUD is preferable.
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Re: Two of my favorite Phil moments!

Postby ugly rumor » Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:43 pm

Have to agree with you on that one, edwin. Check out the second set opener "Scarlet Begonias" on the Phil & Friends Essex Junction, Vermont, 7/12/2006. The opposite dynamics, but oh, so good!
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Re: Two of my favorite Phil moments!

Postby BassPlayerLB » Sat Dec 29, 2012 11:18 pm

I had been trying to find a good pedal for Phil like distortion tones for awhile. Lately I've been using the Soundblox Pro Multiwave Bass Distortion pedal and love it! I can get everything from late 60's Phil tone, to 73-74 Phil distortion, to his modern distortion, and even some synth like space effects... While on the subject, one of my favorite Phil distortion moments is 9-11-73 in between Dark Star and Morning Dew there is a good 3 minutes or so of just Phil and his distortion tone is awesome!
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Re: Two of my favorite Phil moments!

Postby Rowjimmy151 » Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:29 pm

Thanks for posting Zambiland, I haven't heard or seen this Dew in ages. I think 5:53 may be the best Phil-bomb of all time, and his facial expression is pure joy. I miss that tone!
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Re: Two of my favorite Phil moments!

Postby tigerstrat » Tue Jan 01, 2013 11:22 am

this show has perhaps the best of the "Philo Stomp" bass solos: 10/18/72 St. Louis

not to mention some "Godzilla-destroys-Tokyo"-type Dark Star carnage. Darkscarnage?
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