Tweet Oh dear, I’m having a complete gear victim moment. Normally if a bass is a bit beaten up, you’d pay less for it. That is, unless it is one of those vintage treasures of course. But what about a bass that isn’t vintage, but is still beaten up enough to look road worn? Well, [...]
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Tweet Accugroove were busy with news at NAMM too… The new Accugroove Synergy power amp was on display, along with a cabinet featuring carbon fibre (graphite) coned 6 inch mid-range speakers (so now you can have graphite in your cabinet as well as graphite in your bass’s neck). You’ll have to hurry though – it is a [...]
Tweet Ah… a blast from the past. I used to own an Ashbory bass. It is definitely one of the most unusual instruments I’ve ever had in my bass collection. It’s the tiny bass that thinks it is a giant upright. It does deliver that URB acoustic bass sound, but in a most unusual way. In true upright style, [...]
Tweet A bit more NAMM2009 bass news, with thanks to Alun Vaughan, who posted about the new Mark Bass pedals on twitter. Here is a YouTube clip about them, via Bass Guitar magazine, showing the new range. They look solidly built to say the least!
Tweet The music world is strutting its (new) stuff at NAMM 2009. Steve Lawson will be playing for Looperlative, Modulus and Accugroove, and around and about with Lobelia – I’m hoping we might get a few wonderful Steve-social-media video clips coming in! A few picks from the new gear so far… I like to look of the [...]
Tweet I do, it has to be said, have a bit of a soft spot for single cut basses. So when I came across the home of Aquilina Basses (French site here, English here) I dug in. Single cut basses have just one cut out, compared to the more usual double cut away model. If you [...]