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byPublished on 02-25-2011 05:35 AM Number of Views: 276
My son-in-law, Jordan - a Marine Staff Sergeant - just returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan (where he had a copy of TMBG and practiced on his Ibanez Acoustic). We're proud of him, and grateful he's home and safe with his wife and kids.
byPublished on 02-23-2011 03:30 PM Number of Views: 703
Anybody who knows me will testify that I occasionally like to play my bass with a bow. It's a one-off, specialty sound at best, since not many songs refer to the bass parts as "Hammer On," "Pull Off," and "Bow Through a Delay/Echo Chamber."
Playing with a bow is pretty much a sound effect ...
byPublished on 02-22-2011 04:30 AM Number of Views: 315
I saw this handy little gizmo at the NAMM Show in LA. While I didn't have time to try it out, I was impressed with the features and thought those among you who are aspiring George Martins would be interested in what KORG has to say about this palm-sized recording studio.
The highest fidelity recording, right in the palm of your hand
We live in a “point and shoot” ...
byPublished on 02-17-2011 11:30 AM Number of Views: 1280
The Crescent EA-10 is a little desktop amp that is nice for quiet practice - whether in an apartment, or when the other members of the household are asleep.
No frills - just a volume, bass and treble knob, and a headphone jack. The cab is about ten inches by ten inches, by five ...
byPublished on 02-16-2011 03:00 PM Number of Views: 364
I want one of these like I want my next breath...
If you think the Red Ripper is just another bass fuzzbox, you don’t know Jack. This all-analog distortion effect features aggressive tones and vintage filter-style effects, all completely under your control for truly custom sounds.
More than a simple distortion box, the Red Ripper responds to the dynamics of your individual touch. ...
byPublished on 02-15-2011 06:00 AM Number of Views: 344
Do you/have you used any of the following practice amps? If so, a lot of our readers would love to hear your opinion. Be sure to include an approximate price and, if possible, a link to the manufacturer or a reputable retailer.
VOX Pathfinder 10
Fender Rumble 15 V2
Peavey MAX 158
Roland MICRO CUBE
byPublished on 02-15-2011 05:15 AM Number of Views: 420
We encourage our members to share their comments - good, bad, ugly, or indifferent - on bass-related equipment they've bought and/or used, for the benefit of our readers. This week, our own Stanton Lawrence ...