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byPublished on 12-07-2012 11:30 PM Number of Views: 220
I found an interesting article concerning tips for buying a used bass. I couldn't find much recent info on the author, Bruce Robinson, but here's an excerpt from his article:
Looking for a good used bass? You should know some important facts:
1) The neck is the single critical component. All others are easy and cheap (in comparison) to repair, including refinishing.
2) Any bass neck can be ruined within a year (even weeks) if the bass has not been maintained--no matter how expensive the instrument.
byPublished on 11-29-2012 09:55 AM Number of Views: 162
Hey, Parents! Christmas is almost here. Has your young one been hounding you for a bass guitar? What's that you say? Why should you spend a lot of money on something when you don't even know if the kid's gonna stay interested?
A good way to test the ...
byPublished on 11-26-2012 08:00 AM Number of Views: 199
It’s been a rough 12 months for Chuck Rainey, who’s played bass with everyone from Louis Armstrong to Steely Dan, and wife Susan, Bedford residents for the last three decades. Actually, “rough” is far too tepid, too soft a word for the back-to-back blows dealt the couple so close to Thanksgiving this year and last.
Read the rest of the article HERE.
byPublished on 11-25-2012 06:30 PM Number of Views: 206
GENEVA — Grammy-winning jazz bassist Marcus Miller and several members of his band were injured when their bus overturned Sunday on a busy highway in Switzerland, killing the driver, police said.
The German-registered private bus tipped over as it drove into a bend on the A2 highway in central Switzerland and came to a rest on its side, police in the canton (state) of Uri said. The bus was carrying 13 people – two drivers and 11 members of the Marcus Miller Band, including Miller.
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byPublished on 11-24-2012 03:30 PM Number of Views: 694
Thought I'd bring this one around for a second look. One of the most curious basses I've ever seen!
Say hello to Hugh Norton's Wraith Bass.
The Tube frame is our most advanced frame. It consists of machines T 6061 aluminum, augmented with radial wound carbon fiber tubes. The use and application of ...
byPublished on 11-21-2012 04:20 PM Number of Views: 270
Unicorn Bass Ozellman Master Series (Swedish made)
The Ozellman bass has quite a fan club and it's easy to understand why. Its format lies close to the all classic typical 60s basses but performance and versatility is a completely different story. Through careful selection and matching of different types of woods, this bass really has ...
byPublished on 11-15-2012 04:30 PM Number of Views: 212
Americans are gearing up for the holiday season, which typically kicks off with Thanksgiving, football games, leftover turkey sammiches, and a chance to be introspective of all the blessings in life. Family and friends are two of the most important things. Without people with whom we can share our laughter, tears, hopes, dreams, and simple daily ramblings, each of us would be much less likely to smile. Smiles = good vibes.