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byPublished on 04-04-2011 05:00 AM Number of Views: 604
As I await the arrival of my Jet King bass, I decided to sink a few bucks into an item that will help to complete the entire retro-package look. It's the Bullet coiled cable - classic black.
I've been testing it out on my other basses, and so far, am duly impressed.
First, a description from the manufacturer's website:
BULLET CABLE - CLASSIC BLACK
The Original Vintage Coil Cable that helped the resurgence of retro-coil cables in the market. A modern improvement on the classic "telephone cord cables" loved by rock legends, ...
byPublished on 03-31-2011 06:25 AM Number of Views: 302
Sizzling With High Voltage Style!!
The Electric Blue 15-180 1 x 15" combo uses a 180 Watts RMS fan-cooled fast-transient power stage, and a fully-featured bass preamp with inputs for both active and passive instruments.
There's a 5-band EQ with Bright and Deep switches, a front panel-mounted balanced DI output for connection to a PA or recording console, an FX loop, and a tuner/line output.
byPublished on 03-29-2011 07:00 AM Number of Views: 1398
Anybody who has seen John Paul Jones play with Them Crooked Vultures
has probably seen the unique purple guitar/bass combo instrument used on
“No One Loves Me and Neither Do I.”
Based on the design of the Melobar (above), which is a slide guitar
you can play while standing up, ...
byPublished on 03-29-2011 12:41 AM Number of Views: 303
An Elmeaux poem, and some good-natured humour at the expense of our brothers and sisters, the players of drums and lead guitar.
A musician who played lead guitar
Said I’ll take this group very far.
My axe, it will grind,
And I’m sure you will find
That I’ll be the one they call “Star.”
The drummer said it’s about me!
The beat and the rhythm are key!
Just watch as I pound
With my foot to the ground
And the listeners will love it - you’ll see.
The singer thought he was the best.
Much slicker than all of the rest.
So he took centre stage
With a face full of rage
In spandex was how he was dressed!
Then the man with the ...
byPublished on 03-25-2011 09:32 AM Number of Views: 333
If you don’t have a five string bass, but would like to be able to hit some of those lower
notes offered by the four-string’s bigger brother, you might want to look at
getting a de-tuner for your bass.
These replacement pegs have levers on them that - when shifted from one
position to another ...
byPublished on 03-24-2011 02:01 AM Number of Views: 638
From the depths of the underworld comes a bass that will surely shake you to your core.
Warwick's Vampyre BO Dark Lord is a 35-inch, extra-long scale bass that is tuned, from low to high, F#, B, E and A.
That .175 gauge low F# is bone-shatteringly heavy and has become the weapon of choice for bass players who want to explore subterranean frequencies.
But there is more to this bass than just an extended lower range. The French Ash top and Ovangkol back are lightly sandblasted ...
byPublished on 03-21-2011 07:30 AM Number of Views: 734
Alex Choub was born in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. He grew up in the city area and began playing piano at 6 yrs old.
Alex started playing bass at age of 14 and main influences was Jaco, Stanley Clarke, Mark King, Tony Levin and other bass heroes. He then attended the School of Music in Krasnoyarsk, and played in the Krasnoyarsk Philharmonic. ...