Well look what just arrived! I’m calling the bassbuds Earphones rather than Headphones, a) because they go in your ears, rather than round your head and b) because, quite frankly, I’m very confused about what we call these gadgets these days, as you’ll see there’s a lot more to them than tiny speakers and wire. […]
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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), […]
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 […]
Much as there is joy in playing bass, sometimes it is also nice to indulge in a bit of bass culture. With many thanks Steve Lawson, I am sitting down reading “Bass Culture – The John Entwistle Bass Collection” (on Amazon US and UK).
If you are on the UK bass scene, you will undoubtedly have heard of (or encountered!) Steve Lawson (aka solobasssteve in the social media world). If you haven’t, then check out his blog and his music. Steve is an extra-ordinary solo bass player, as anyone who has heard him with his modulus 6 string and his looperlative looper with testify. If you […]
This fellow looks rather nice. The Spellbinder Bass II marks the return of the model from the synonymous Spellbinder corp (I’ve been desperate to use that word for weeks). The model has had a long break, it is almost three decades since the first batch of Spellbinders were built in the early 80′s. So […]