Ever thought of playing without an Amp? The last set up in the Bass Amp Set Ups list is one that doesn’t use an amp at all – the ampless set up. Actually there is an amplifier, but it is just for some headphones, so it isn’t big and heavy to carry around.
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The New Year tends to be a time for fresh starts and clear outs (happy new year by the way!). It is for me, time to thin the bass stable and find a new home for one or two basses. I’m very blessed to own more than one bass – I know that not everyone […]
Sometimes you want a bass that is totally unique to you, and the only way to get it is to build it yourself. This labour of love was created by John Garncarz:
After I wrote about using in-ear headphones for Monitoring Your Bass, Daniel East of Future Sonics got in touch with me. A Future Sonics user had pointed him at my post, and Dan suggested that I audition their Atrio professional earphones. I’ll write up the complete “amp-free” set up in the next post (completing the Bass Amp Set Ups posts), […]
It has been a while since I had a Zon of my own, although rarely a day goes by without me hearing one – using via Michael Manring playing (see Manthing.com). Zon enthusiasts might want to check the latest addition to the Zon Guitars website. Zon now have their very own online store (store.zonguitars.com). Current […]
Having talked about Gifts and Presents for a Bassist, you’d generally put a bass guitar and an amp as a bit on the pricey side. But what about the bassist just starting out? Maybe it is a sign of my old age, but of late I’ve had a number of conversations with friends that run along […]