Bass Guitars

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Bass guitars

What kind of Bass Guitars does Bootsy Collins use?

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Fender Jazz Bass

Fender Jazz Bass

"...once I landed my first real gig with James Brown the Godfather of Soul, h... more

Needs Review Warwick Bootsy Collins Infinity Signature Bass

Warwick Bootsy Collins Infinity Signature Bass

This Bass Player interview states that Collins uses a Warwick Bootsy Collins ... more

Warwick Bootsy Collins Spacebass

Warwick Bootsy Collins Spacebass

Bootsy Collins wanted a bass in the shape of a star. more

Needs Review Fender Modified Precision Bass (P-Funk)

Fender Modified Precision Bass (P-Funk)

"...I still got my uh- this is my original "P-Funk" bass, but I had it painte... more

Amplifiers

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Amplifiers

What kind of Amplifiers does Bootsy Collins use?

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Needs Review Alembic F-2B Preamp

Alembic F-2B Preamp

This interview states that Collins uses an Alembic F-2B Preamp. more

Effects Pedals

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Effects pedals

What kind of Effects Pedals does Bootsy Collins use?

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TC Electronic Alter Ego X4 Vintage Echo

TC Electronic Alter Ego X4 Vintage Echo

Bootsy uses an Alter Ego x4 Vintage Echo pedal, according to TC Electronic's ... more

ZVex Woolly Mammoth Fuzz Bass Effect Pedal

ZVex Woolly Mammoth Fuzz Bass Effect Pedal

"Ahh the name is Bootsy baby, & I like um Fuzzier than a Cactus with 9 inch ... more

Needs Review Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi

Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi

"The original funk 'n' roll wild child, Bootsy Collins, puts bass in yer face... more

Needs Review Electro-Harmonix Bass MicroSynth Effects Pedal

Electro-Harmonix Bass MicroSynth Effects Pedal

This Bass Player interview states Collins uses this pedal. more

Microphones

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Microphones

What kind of Microphones does Bootsy Collins use?

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Needs Review AKG C214

AKG C214

Bootsy uses this mic "for recording of lead vocals and solo instruments in st... more

Needs Review AKG D7 WL1

AKG D7 WL1

Used "for loud and demanding lead vocals", according to AKG's official website. more

Other Gear

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What kind of Gear & Equipment does Bootsy Collins use?

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Needs Review SWR Mo' Bass Preamp

SWR Mo' Bass Preamp

This Bass Player interview states that Collins uses this pre-amp. more

Needs Review Ampeg SVT

Ampeg SVT

You can see Bootsy playing over this amp with a number of speakers attached t... more

Gear Guides

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Mason Hoberg

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Buyers Guide: Best Bass Guitar for Beginners

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Mason Hoberg

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5 Best Bass Strings: Choice Wires to Bring the Bass

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Mason Hoberg

Updated October 2020