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What kind of distortion setup do I use to make my bass sound like Les Claypool's?

What kind of pedal setup do I have to use to make my bass guitar sound like Les Claypool's? I want to make it sound like it does in the begining of the song "Aminitas" Can someone help?

It's not easy trying to match somebody's sound. In my opinion, you would be much bettor off coming up with your own unique sound. That's what Less did, you know? But, if you insist ...

Here is Les Claypool's Equipment List. All of this stiff going into the making of his unique sound.

Les has switched from his 2 Mesa 2x15" to 2 +Ampeg 4x10" and 4 single
15" pro cabinets. He also has a Whamola, the one string upright he
beats with a drum +stick.

1.1 Basses
1. Carl Thompson fretted 4 string. Includes a black Kahler tremolo.
2. Carl Thompson fretless 6 string. Nicknamed the "Rainbow bass", It
has a 36 inch scale. The body contains strips of walnut, curly
maple, padauk, purple heart, ebony and cocobolo. The strings are
threaded through the back of this rear extension - near where the
strap pin is. They're stretched over a one-piece, hand-made wooden
bridge and anchored by Schaller tuning machines. The basic part of
the neck is made of quartersawn hardrock maple. The center of the
fingerboard is Indian ebony, with 1/8-inch-wide strips of padauk,
cocobolo and ebony on either side. The serial number, which is the
day the bass was finished, and also Carl Thompson's bithday, is
2-5-91. Les got this just in time to record "Sailing the Seas Of
Cheese". It has a single active EMG mode 45P.
3. Carl Thompson 4 string fretted. It's the same as his other Carl
Thompson 4 string, except without the tremolo, and it's maple. He
uses it as a backup for the above 4- string.
4. Fender fretted 4 string Jazz bass in white. As seen on the Sausage
"Riddles..." video
5. Kay acousic upright, which he bought for $300 in a pawn shop.
6. Eko beatle bass, which he bought from some store which acquired all
of Eko's stock.
7. Tune 6 string fretless, which he used before he got his Carl
Thompson. It can be seen in "Bill and Ted's bogus Journey", and at
the '91 Roskilde Festival.
8. Carl Thompson fretted 6 string, which Les bought toward the end of
Pork Soda. Thompson claims it is the first fretless six string made.
In 1992-93, Carl added frets and sold it to Les Claypool.
Carl Thompson had it sitting around his house, and Les asked
him to put a real light gauge of strings on it. Carl Thompson didn't
like it because the neck was so thin. The "C" string is unwound like
a guitar's. The body is maple, and it was made in 1978.
9. Dan Maloney 4 string fretted bass banjo. It was made by Les's
high school friend.
10. Dan Maloney electric stand-up. It's actually made by Zeta systems,
and retails for $5295 according to the '95-'96 Guitar and Bass
buyer's guide.
11. Rickenbacker 4001 (White) which was given to Les by Alex Lifeson, when
they were sitting in Alex's house drunk.
12. Five string upright bass made by Ned Steinberger.
13. 4-String fretted bolt on with a 1/8 layer of Madagascar Ebony
covering the whole bass. It has 24 frets, 2 pickups, 36" scale, and a
black Kahler tremelo bar.
14. An Ashobry bass, which is essentially a small 18.5" scale
fretless bass with Silicon strings. It is supposed to sound
just like an amplified upright.

1.2 Studio Rig (Pork Soda)
1. ADA MB-1 bass preamp
2. Meyers EQ
3. Alesis Micro Limiter
4. ADA Stereo Tapped Delay
5. Systech Harmonic Energizer
6. Alesis ADAT recorder (4)

1.3 Live Rig
- ADA MB-1 Bass MIDI Pre-amp
- ADA MP-2 Guitar MIDI Pre-amp (Modified by ADA's Todd Langer)
- Digital Music MIDI Ground Control footpedal
- Mesa/Boogie Bass 400 Plus power amp
- Mesa/Boogie 2x15 cabinet (2)

1.4 Pickups
- DC pickups with the EMG-BTC systems

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