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Forum: Bass Guitar 03-19-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Ziphoblat
A pickup. :haha: With there just being the one I...

A pickup. :haha:
With there just being the one I don't see the need to worry about how it's classified. This is speculation, but perhaps Fender's clarification of it as a middle pickup stems from the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-18-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 304
Posted By Ziphoblat
In your shoes I'd keep using the Sansamp as a...

In your shoes I'd keep using the Sansamp as a preamp, and I'd buy a lightweight class D power amp (Crown make some good ones) to power a neodynium light-weight speaker as a personal monitor...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-18-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Ziphoblat
It's more intuitive to name them based on the...

It's more intuitive to name them based on the individual instrument. On a Jazz, there are two pickups - naming one of them the "middle" pickup without a pickup either side of it would be confusing to...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-12-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By Ziphoblat
Wolfmother have some songs with organ in the...

Wolfmother have some songs with organ in the place of the bass.
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-12-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Ziphoblat
^ I have a board, but I don't have a photograph...

^ I have a board, but I don't have a photograph of it handy.

Pretty sure there's already a thread for this somewhere, but haven't seen it for a while. I'll chime in...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-04-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 629
Posted By Ziphoblat
Unless I misunderstood the question, this is one...

Unless I misunderstood the question, this is one brand alone to cover everything? That would be a tough one. I think I'd have to go for Fender. They don't make my favourite amps or pedals, but my...
Forum: Bass Guitar 02-27-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 734
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: 108
Views: 2,222
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: 868
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: 1,540
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: 256
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: 637
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: 343
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: 1,057
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: 3,495
Views: 60,073
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: 1,307
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: 635
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: 377
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: 459
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: 268
Views: 9,613
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: 1,508
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: 268
Views: 9,613
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: 268
Views: 9,613
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: 337
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: 268
Views: 9,613
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: 398
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: 268
Views: 9,613
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: 334
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: 413
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: 1,786
Posted By Ziphoblat
Their attitude towards Islam/immigration is...

Their attitude towards Islam/immigration is uncalled for... their opinion on Christianity is downright disturbing.
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