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byPublished on 03-03-2011 03:12 AM Number of Views: 490
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 05:45 AM Number of Views: 344
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 02:25 AM
Not so much a lesson this week, as a sample of some tasty blues riffs in Dm. Play ...
byPublished on 02-24-2011 09:35 PM
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 07:30 AM Number of Views: 457
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 02-21-2011 08:32 PM
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 ...
byPublished on 02-17-2011 03:31 AM Number of Views: 1080
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 ...