The design of the bass has been pretty much set in stone since its birth. There have been one or two notable exceptions over the years, so when I saw and read about the Orchid bass, it really caught my attention. The bass was designed and built by Luthier Rich Toone. It has a 32″ neck, a Trapezoidal Neck [...]
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Not heard of the three finger technique before? Steve Lawson pointed me to this lovely Qik interview he did with Alex Webster , bassist with death metal band Cannibal Corpse.
I like stories that have a happy ending – they aren’t as plentiful as I’d like though. So, here’s one for you…
www.mutantbass.com has produced this rather fantastic introduction to frethand leading… Mind bending and a brilliantly produced video too…
I’ve played a various Music Man basses, including the Stingray 5 (of which I’ve been an admirer for a long while) and the curiously named Bongo (strikingly modern looking), but I’ve never played a Stirling. So, I was very pleased to find this video with Ed Friedland (aka The Bass Whisperer), which gives a nice walk through of [...]
It’s been a little while since we’ve had a video on the blog, and I’ve not posted a Bass Duo before, so Steve Lawson sorting through his video collection and posting this live improv with Michael Manring turns out to be very timely! Enjoy!