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byPublished on 10-21-2012 03:00 AM Number of Views: 808
Short scale basses can often be more comfortable than their full-scale big brothers. Look what Rob Allen has to offer!
Many studio pros know the secret of how unique short scale basses sound. The lower string tension provided by the short scale has several benefits - easy playability, sweet upper register tones and fat blooming low end, not to mention the added nuance that comes naturally ...
byPublished on 10-19-2012 07:35 PM Number of Views: 306
Hi, folks -
Over the past few weeks a number of people have approached us about the idea of establishing a scholarship fund for an especially deserving TMBG owner. Toward that end, one member has already offered to donate $500 which the Learning Dock will match, should the fund be created. It is our idea that the recipient of the award will be selected in a blind drawing from among those nominated by contributors. Please give us your thoughts.
byPublished on 10-17-2012 07:46 PM Number of Views: 300
byPublished on 10-17-2012 11:30 AM Number of Views: 264
Music Radar Online offers up essential tips for those who play bass onstage. Here's an excerpt from the article:
"We've all been caught out at gigs for some of the most stupid reasons. Assuming that you've arrived with all gear present here are a few suggestions to help prevent a gig from becoming memorable for all the wrong reasons.
byPublished on 10-16-2012 02:00 AM Number of Views: 189
From the New York Daily News:
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Musician B.B. Cunningham Jr., a member of Jerry Lee Lewis' band, was killed in a Memphis shootout early Sunday, police said.
Police said Cunningham was working as a security guard at an apartment complex on Memphis' southeast side, when he heard a gunshot at the neighboring Cherry Crest apartments and went to investigate about 2 a.m., according to The Commercial Appeal.
For the full article, click HERE.
byPublished on 10-15-2012 03:00 PM Number of Views: 1037
Since tomorrow (16 October) is bassman Fred Turner's 69th birthday, I figured we'd give him some limelight.
Charles Frederick "Fred" Turner (born 16 October 1943 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian rock bassist, vocalist and songwriter, and was a founding member of the 1970s rock band Bachman Turner Overdrive (BTO). He is credited on early Bachman Turner Overdrive and B.T.O. ...
byPublished on 10-12-2012 04:30 AM Number of Views: 576
NECK: 6 x bolted. Canadian hardrock maple
FRETBOARD: 24 frets or fretless
SCALE: 864 mm 34", also available with 889 mm 35" for 5-string
BODY OPTIONS: European ash
FINISH OPTIONS: matt
PICKUP: 2 Sandberg ...
byPublished on 10-10-2012 09:00 PM Number of Views: 597
The Exclusive is our proposal of blending together the simple and accurate principles known from the Essential with the elegance and charm of all the additional finish and build options.
byPublished on 10-10-2012 12:30 PM Number of Views: 288
Orange Cable Line
Reprinted from the Orange website.
In a segment where newcomers aim for anything but generic, British amp icon fits the bill.
Whether it’s the screaming orange surfaces or just the psychedelic logo, an Orange amplifier is impossible to mistake ...