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Forum: Bass Guitar 07-04-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By anarkee
I have loved the Ampegs I've played through, but...

I have loved the Ampegs I've played through, but they can be underpowered in the lower wattage models. I'm not a huge GK fan, so I'm not a good judge; the tone has never set my pants on fire so to...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-04-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By anarkee
Ran across this recently. Les really put it...

Ran across this recently. Les really put it nicely on how we all feel about Chris

http://www.musicradar.com/us/news/guitars/les-claypool-10-bassists-that-blew-my-mind-621199/3
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-04-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
Having a low key 4th--BBQ and hanging at the...

Having a low key 4th--BBQ and hanging at the house I've got a mild summer cold and I'm trying to squelch it before we fly out to Germany next weekend.

Happy 4th to all the American Yanks. Eat,...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-04-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By anarkee
Music isn't instant coffee, keep at it and with...

Music isn't instant coffee, keep at it and with enough dedicated practice, it will come together. Harmonics can be tricky on fretless, it takes some time to have them flow naturally in your playing.
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-30-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By anarkee
I remember getting Yessongs in Middle School and...

I remember getting Yessongs in Middle School and just listening to it over and over again. Even at that age, I was blown away by Chris Squire's bass lines.

Its a big loss. Chris, John Wetton and...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-28-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
RIP Chris Squire :sad:

RIP Chris Squire :sad:
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-26-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
So nice SCOTUS decided to finally come to their...

So nice SCOTUS decided to finally come to their senses.
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-23-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
http://www.bumwine.com/bumwine/md2020.jpg You...

http://www.bumwine.com/bumwine/md2020.jpg

You forgot Mad Dog 20/20
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-22-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By anarkee
It takes a bit of adjustment, but its not that...

It takes a bit of adjustment, but its not that much harder to play. The advantage is greater fretting hand efficiency and you don't have to drop tune on certain songs.
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-19-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By anarkee
Let's settle down children, or warnings will...

Let's settle down children, or warnings will ensue. You're off topic.

If you are looking for a workhorse bass, Rics are not a great choice. They have a very distinct tone that doesn't work well...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-17-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
After losing two friends in one month, I'm ahead...

After losing two friends in one month, I'm ahead of you on that game.

Dave Grohl's post after the surgery, complete with photos, was nice and somewhat funny though. He's what my grandmother would...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-17-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
http://youtu.be/T-RjmUFec40 Some bass riffy-ness...

http://youtu.be/T-RjmUFec40

Some bass riffy-ness to start you off this morning
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-16-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 18,927
Posted By anarkee
And with different configurations, and in one...

And with different configurations, and in one case, a completely different bass.

All to play rather simple basslines for U2. :shrug:
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-15-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By anarkee
I believe Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam plays a 12...

I believe Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam plays a 12 string on occasion. For instance on Jeremy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS91knuzoOA


Tom Petterson was always my favorite Cheap Trick member, even...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-11-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
I've used Everclear as well as 100 proof Vodka ...

I've used Everclear as well as 100 proof Vodka

And I can't wait to go to Belgium to drink beer
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-10-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By anarkee
Bassist: Les Claypool .080 guage E and A strings...

Bassist: Les Claypool

.080 guage E and A strings and .040 gauge D and G strings, roundwounds, various brands (Early Primus albums)

Dean Markley Blue Steel strings (.45-.100) as well
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-10-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
The last batch had along with juniper berries,...

The last batch had along with juniper berries, various citrus peels, cardamom pods and whole coriander seeds. It was a bear to filter but it tasted really nice.
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-10-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
Love gin. I have made gin at home. gin is...

Love gin. I have made gin at home. gin is wonderful.
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-09-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
Back on the forum. Thanks for all the...

Back on the forum. Thanks for all the condolences, guys, it means quite a bit. He was one of those people who when you hung out with them, it always ended up being a "story" that was never...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-02-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
Guys, I'm going to be AWOL for a bit. A really...

Guys, I'm going to be AWOL for a bit. A really good friend and musician passed away this weekend past.

The time some of us grace this earth is far too short. Celebrate those you love and who are...
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-31-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
I can abide hurricanes. Daiquiris just remind me...

I can abide hurricanes. Daiquiris just remind me of bad 80s memories.

And c3powil, you need to drink better absinthe.
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-30-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
Not a big fan of rum. Mr. Tam lioves rum, but...

Not a big fan of rum. Mr. Tam lioves rum, but the only way I'll drink it is in a well done mojito or a Cuba libre
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-27-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
Before I forget, Happy Birthday to the bass...

Before I forget, Happy Birthday to the bass forum's coolest moderator and snack food, Tostitos! Hope youre out drinking lots of beer and getting new ink!
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-27-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
...

http://bassmusicianmagazine.com/2015/05/five-5-star-cheap-bass-guitars-under-200-that-wont-break-the-bank/

Interesting choices here. But god, there are some butt ugly basses in that group.
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-22-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
http://youtu.be/1nX-2NFMVl8 RIP Louis Johnson :(

http://youtu.be/1nX-2NFMVl8

RIP Louis Johnson :(
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-20-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 18,927
Posted By anarkee
:mad: What's worse than a ego fueled lead...

:mad: What's worse than a ego fueled lead guitarist? A passive aggressive ego driven lead guitarist.
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-15-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
The Thrill is Gone. :(

The Thrill is Gone. :(
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-14-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By anarkee
oooooh nice. Congrats!

oooooh nice. Congrats!
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-13-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3,744
Views: 74,797
Posted By anarkee
Still here Dan! I've been following CoS. Good...

Still here Dan! I've been following CoS. Good stuff :)
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-12-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By anarkee
Since most of the questions have already been...

Since most of the questions have already been answered somewhat, I will throw in one thought.

When picking out a bass its always good to get opinions, but what might work well for me is not going...
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