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Forum: Bass Guitar Today, 06:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 339
Posted By Ziphoblat
I think that one contributing factor to the...

I think that one contributing factor to the floating thumb debate can be the size of one's hands. If you happen to suffer from twelve-year-old-girls-hands "syndrome" as I'm aware that a few regulars...
Forum: The Pit 02-24-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,905
Posted By Ziphoblat
Well, the Royal Family are clearly Reptilian...

Well, the Royal Family are clearly Reptilian Overlords, but that goes without saying.

Also, the Twin Towers incident was actually the result of a rift in the space time continuum caused by George...
Forum: The Pit 02-24-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 784
Posted By Ziphoblat
http://i.imgur.com/fIifqIi.png

http://i.imgur.com/fIifqIi.png
Forum: The Pit 02-24-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,374
Posted By Ziphoblat
I was 15, public drinking in town with mates on a...

I was 15, public drinking in town with mates on a Saturday afternoon. Got drunk... was on my way to catch a bus home. Needed a piss, but didn't have enough change to pay to use a public bathroom and...
Forum: Bass Guitar 02-23-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By Ziphoblat
Bad idea, imho. Unless you A-weighted the the...

Bad idea, imho. Unless you A-weighted the the signal before measuring it on a dB meter, you'd not be factoring the likely vastly different frequency content of each pedal against the way that the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 02-21-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Ziphoblat
:p: OP... if you don't know what you want, and...

:p:

OP... if you don't know what you want, and based off of your preferences, go and buy a PJ bass. There are some decent options by Squier in that department. The offerings of Yamaha and Ibanez...
Forum: Bass Guitar 02-07-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Ziphoblat
You have three options, as I see it. You can rip...

You have three options, as I see it. You can rip out/bypass the crossover in your cab, but it's unlikely to have a vast amount going on above 4kHz anyway. You can try experimenting with mic positions...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-26-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By Ziphoblat
Being content with your playing leads to...

Being content with your playing leads to complacency. Don't beat yourself up over it, but as long as you're able to identify areas where you need to improve, you will keep growing as a player. It's...
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-14-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 55,589
Posted By Ziphoblat
Dat tone. Now I definitely need a P-bass again....

Dat tone. Now I definitely need a P-bass again. Will somebody buy my Jazz?
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-06-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By Ziphoblat
I doubt that the specific pedals he's using are...

I doubt that the specific pedals he's using are vastly important to the Royal Blood sound than the general principle behind the sound. I've experimented with similar sounds and find that the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-18-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By Ziphoblat
The main advantage to playing with your fingers...

The main advantage to playing with your fingers is the freedom to get around your instrument more fluidly. You can jump from fingersyle to tapping to slapping, and really get more control over how...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-07-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Ziphoblat
Minotaur straps are worth a look if you're...

Minotaur straps are worth a look if you're anywhere near Europe.
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-05-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Ziphoblat
You actually only have two pickups. The neck...

You actually only have two pickups. The neck pickup is a split coil precision-style pickup, but there's just one of them. Three pickups is not something you encounter all too often on bass (can only...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-05-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 6,693
Posted By Ziphoblat
Subjectivity is fine when you're an artist, less...

Subjectivity is fine when you're an artist, less so when you're head of marketing at a business. For that you need to know what's going to have the broader mass appeal, and there's a level of...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-04-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By Ziphoblat
+1 I don't see the need for two cabs of this...

+1

I don't see the need for two cabs of this size in most situations. If the venue is big enough that you'd need to be that loud, they're sure to have their own FOH gear that should diminish any of...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-31-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 6,693
Posted By Ziphoblat
I just don't get Fodera.

I just don't get Fodera.
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-29-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 6,693
Posted By Ziphoblat
"We've started using ash... y'know, that...

"We've started using ash... y'know, that wood with the horrible figuring. How about a clear finish?"
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-29-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Ziphoblat
That's a synthesised sound - it's not an acoustic...

That's a synthesised sound - it's not an acoustic sound that's been manipulated. The only way you're going to really nail that sound with a bass guitar is by converting the signal into MIDI....
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-29-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 6,693
Posted By Ziphoblat
Good lord... I love Warwick, but that^ is an...

Good lord... I love Warwick, but that^ is an abomination. A befitting instrument for U2, I suppose.

Talking of bad string purchasing experiences... I always go to my local Music Room for strings......
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-28-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Ziphoblat
Warwick Corvette. From a 5'4 guy with a 12 year...

Warwick Corvette. From a 5'4 guy with a 12 year old girls hands... a slim necked Warwick Corvette is the best purchase I ever made. The "your guitar is almost as big as you" comments reduced in...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-26-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 6,693
Posted By Ziphoblat
That would be pretty criminal.

That would be pretty criminal.
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-22-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By Ziphoblat
"8x10" and "practical" don't...

"8x10" and "practical" don't belong together in the same sentence.
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-17-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Ziphoblat
P-bass it is, in that case (without any further...

P-bass it is, in that case (without any further information anyway).
Forum: The Pit 09-30-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,755
Posted By Ziphoblat
Their attitude towards Islam/immigration is...

Their attitude towards Islam/immigration is uncalled for... their opinion on Christianity is downright disturbing.
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-29-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Ziphoblat
+1 to this. A compressor is to be used subtly, or...

+1 to this. A compressor is to be used subtly, or for an effect... it's not the best approach to controlling your playing (that lies in your fingers).

http://www.ovnilab.com/ - this is the place to...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-09-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By Ziphoblat
2004-2005 actually, so 10 years old at the most,...

2004-2005 actually, so 10 years old at the most, which makes the rubbed off paint a little odd looking, especially as the finish is still glossy. It's likely an artificial "relic" job, which is a...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-05-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Ziphoblat
The one I hear the most is Chris Wolstelholme (or...

The one I hear the most is Chris Wolstelholme (or "that guy from Muse" as he's most often communicated to me), but I suspect that that's just because I use a few interesting fuzz sounds in some of...
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-29-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Ziphoblat
If the amps are the same circuit-wise and...

If the amps are the same circuit-wise and dimensionally then I don't see what difference it makes. Could be a factory error, or the result of someone messing around with it. I don't think you'll get...
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-29-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Ziphoblat
The lower-tier lines (RockBass and Legend) of...

The lower-tier lines (RockBass and Legend) of both brands are over-priced for what they are. The Warwick is probably preferable to the Spector, though still not a great buy. Conversely the used...
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-18-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By Ziphoblat
If you're living in the UK anyway, Rotosound are...

If you're living in the UK anyway, Rotosound are a great option because they're pretty cheap over here. Just don't buy the Swing branded ones (with the silk-coated ends) - you can get the same...
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