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  • adjective Describing the reproduction of sound that overemphasizes low-frequency sounds


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  • His 'bassy' voice looms wonderfully above the acoustic guitars and pianos, and sometimes a strings orchestra.

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  • It is particularly "bassy", giving the sound of the 60's Burns "Legend" used by Hank Marvin in the mid-60's.

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  • Essential MixBrilliant crash course in bassy house and post-dubstep shizzle.

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  • From the living room come bassy voices of Bob Barker or Wink Martindale.

    Lunch Hour

  • But its point is its guitar sound or sounds - a primer coat of scratchy distortion topped by some free-form arpeggio, with drumstick ticks and bassy thumps added for texture rather than beat.

    No Age Shrieks And Soothes On 'Everything In Between'

  • 'Whole Lotta Love,' for instance, needs a big, bassy wine, while 'The Rain Song' would need a wine with a more citrusy kind of taste.

    A Filmmaker Toasts His New Tastes

  • In retrospect, the cheaper pair is bassy, muddy, and uneven, and their rubber earbuds don't provide enough isolation against outside sounds.

    Eliot Van Buskirk: Yes, You Should Spend Over $100 on Headphones

  • Starting out primarily as a dubstep label, it's embraced the post-dubstep ethos of genre cross-pollination – notably house, meaning many of Hessle's recent releases come across as house records, albeit with a spacious, bassy quality.

    Tim Jonze On Shuffle … House

  • Fans of the bleepy, bassy, get-on-the-dance-floor-now sound of the "Dutch house" musical style know that Afrojack is the rising star of the anything-goes electro-house scene.

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  • The single they're using to launch him in the UK, Cooler Than Me, finds him cooing seductively over a bassy electro riff (sorry, irate email person) while on his enjoyable version of ELO's Evil Woman he goes "yeah, yeah" a lot, before giving up and singing, his voice so husky yet high it would suit a cartoon (a wisecracking mouse, say).

    Mike Posner (No 809)


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