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byPublished on 03-18-2011 09:45 AM Number of Views: 307
Ladies, from a company press release posted by our friend Dave Molter on musicgearreview.com, here's a bass with great basics, plus fashion sense. Guys - are you sufficiently confident in your manhood to play one of ...
byPublished on 03-16-2011 02:00 PM Number of Views: 407
Eastwood Airline Short Scale Basses - Reissued
The Airline bass was made in the USA from 1958 - 1968 by Valco and sold through Montgomery Ward. Valco also made National and Supro brands. A re-issue version is now available and looks as good as ever! Modern improvements to an old style!!
Model Name: Airline Bass
Body: Tone Chambered Mahogany
Neck: Bound Maple, Bolt-on
Fingerboard: Rosewood, Block ...
byPublished on 03-14-2011 11:15 AM Number of Views: 874
The Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh owns a special custom version of the Ritter Jupiter Bass. One of the finest, most unusual instruments ever to grind out a low note!!
His custom made version is called "The Eye Of Horus." Lesh refers to it as the "Stradivarius" of basses.
byPublished on 03-11-2011 01:15 PM Number of Views: 363
The octobass is an extremely large bowed string instrument constructed about 1850 in Paris by the French luthier Jean Baptiste Vuillaume (1798-1875).
It has three strings and is essentially a larger version of the double bass (the specimen in the collection of the Musée de la Musique in Paris ...
byPublished on 03-10-2011 09:45 AM
We got to London at about 6:00 this morning. Rough on a someone like me who, being a moon, is a night person. The Bass Show starts Saturday, which gives us a couple of days to get over the jet lag. Ed's already gone to bed, but Ashley insists I take her shopping ...
byPublished on 03-08-2011 05:30 PM Number of Views: 322
This is not the old Hagstrom Concord from back in the Sixties, but rather a brand new item from the artists at Veillette Guitars out of New York.
The Veillette Concorde Semi-Hollowbody Bass
From the Veillette website:
The newest addition to our bass range, the Concorde has the most "acoustic" look, feel, and tone of any of our basses yet.
The 14" wide body is heavily chambered, ...
byPublished on 03-03-2011 11:15 AM Number of Views: 671
When I finally get my new Ibanez Jet King, I've decided to treat myself to an upgrade in my bass case as well.
There are so many out there to choose from, but I've been doing a lot of shopping around, and one case has come up on my radar as a front runner.
The Mono M80 is called a HYBRID case because it's somewhere between a hard shell and a padded gig bag. ...
byPublished on 03-01-2011 01:45 PM Number of Views: 446
Why does the song, "Brick House" come to mind when I see this amp?
From the Mesa Boogie website:
- 300 Watts @ 4 Ohms (165 @ 8), Trans-Class™ Power / 8 Power MOSFET’s, 1x12AX7
- Vacuum Tube Preamplifier featuring: Gain, Active Bass ...
byPublished on 02-28-2011 10:25 AM Number of Views: 425
Not so much a lesson this week, as a sample of some tasty blues riffs in Dm. Play ...
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