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Forum: Bass Guitar 04-04-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By sam_ofzo
Steve Bailey, he seems like a great teacher as...

Steve Bailey, he seems like a great teacher as wel as a fellow 6-string bass player.
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-07-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By sam_ofzo
Bass clef is definatly something to teach. Chord...

Bass clef is definatly something to teach.

Chord structure and how it transposes to basslines by arpegio's and scales.
Improv over common chord porgressions can always help, II - V - I, I - IV - V...
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-21-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By sam_ofzo
I would play a natural D in this progression. Or...

I would play a natural D in this progression.
Or have the rest change the chord to Eb7.

Or you could avoid the problem altogether and play something that doesn't involve the 7th.
For example: Eb Bb...
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-15-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 640
Posted By sam_ofzo
I've got a 121 mini combo and it's great. Never...

I've got a 121 mini combo and it's great. Never had any issues being heard in my band, even with 2 4x12 guitar stacks, a drumset, keyboard, trombone, trumpet and alt saxophone. And it's got a great...
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-13-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By sam_ofzo
An Ibanez ATK is also worth checking out, if you...

An Ibanez ATK is also worth checking out, if you don't mind the fact it might not look like a stingray. Especially if you can find a japanese ATK second hand, they have a very stingray-like sound.
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-12-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By sam_ofzo
I change them every 2 months or so. If I had a...

I change them every 2 months or so. If I had a steady income instead of being a student, I'd probably change them every month.
I just love the low-mid growl I get with a brand new set of rotosounds.
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-29-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By sam_ofzo
You should get whatever you think sound best. On...

You should get whatever you think sound best.

On batteries: I'm using passive pickups, with an active preamp and change the batteries every 9 months or so, and that's just to be sure, it could...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-25-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,652
Views: 38,918
Posted By sam_ofzo
I found this on another (dutch) bass forum and...

I found this on another (dutch) bass forum and though it might interest some users on the bass forum.
Quite fun to see these great basses being compared in the same song. While I was expecting to...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-30-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,597
Posted By sam_ofzo
General information: Age: 24 First name:...

General information:
Age: 24
First name: Sam
Location: Brussels (kinda) - Belgium
Been playing for: 6-7 years
Which instruments can you play, except Bass: Guitar, ukelele, some double bass, some...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-25-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By sam_ofzo
Agreed, his work with the Nadishana trio is truly...

Agreed, his work with the Nadishana trio is truly amazing
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-25-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By sam_ofzo
Outside of those mentioned, take a look at Evan...

Outside of those mentioned, take a look at Evan Marien, Hadrien Feraud, Michael Manring, Yves Carbonne, Steve Bailey and Armin Metz
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-21-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 822
Posted By sam_ofzo
Maruszczyk Custom Frog 6-string Warwick Rockbass...

Maruszczyk Custom Frog 6-string
Warwick Rockbass Alien Deluxe 6-string
Defretted Ibanez GSR180 (my first bass)
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-20-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By sam_ofzo
It was pretty good straight out of the box....

It was pretty good straight out of the box. Except for the small issue with the output jack, that soldering was pretty poor. Other than that I've encountered no issues so far. I'd love to have a...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-20-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By sam_ofzo
I've always wanted to try a bass with fanned...

I've always wanted to try a bass with fanned frets. What's it like for playing chords?
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-20-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By sam_ofzo
NBD: acoustic 6-string content

I got this bass in january but I never got around to taking pictures.
Now that I have, here's a slightly delayed NBD thread on my Warwick Alien deluxe...
Forum: Bass Archives 03-15-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13,644
Views: 285,629
Posted By sam_ofzo
Great choice, I love my alien 6-string for...

Great choice, I love my alien 6-string for exactly the reasons you state (except the busking part, I still have to try that).

Shame mine doesn't seem to be grounded properly, there's a slight hum...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-14-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By sam_ofzo
This is probably the best advice you can get...

This is probably the best advice you can get regarding EQ.

Unless you're looking for a specific sound, start out flat and make some minor adjustments if necessary.
Forum: Bass Guitar 02-08-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By sam_ofzo
If you're happy with your setup, don't add...

If you're happy with your setup, don't add anything.

If you get the feeling you're missing something, or have some complaints, you can look into getting additional equipment.
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-25-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By sam_ofzo
Do they still feel like a metal string? If they...

Do they still feel like a metal string?
If they don't they are probably black nylon strings (galli, fender, rotosound and la bella are some manufacturers of those)
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-21-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By sam_ofzo
I think he'd be better of learning on an...

I think he'd be better of learning on an electric, unless he really has his mind set on playing acoustic.

Unlike an acoustic guitar an acoustic bass guitar is quite a niche instrument. In most...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-20-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 866
Posted By sam_ofzo
I would go for the Cort out of those options, odd...

I would go for the Cort out of those options, odd nobody else picket that one in the poll, it's a great bass after all.

I might be a bit biased, though, because I love basses with a MM style...
Forum: Bass Archives 01-15-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,824
Posted By sam_ofzo
Although it hasn't been my month for 8 months...

Although it hasn't been my month for 8 months now, I just got a new bass an thought I'd update this thread instead of making a NBD-thread.

A year ago I noticed that this bass was going to be made...
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-23-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By sam_ofzo
The marleaux will probably be considered as the...

The marleaux will probably be considered as the 'best' out of those options.


But if it was for me, I'd get that clover. Especially if it's a walnut finish with a black pickguard / pickup covers,...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-30-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By sam_ofzo
Aside from the thing mentioned, "Battlestar...

Aside from the thing mentioned, "Battlestar Scralatchtica" and "Are You In" by Incubus got some great grooves.

Edit: Also check out some hip-hop, D'angelo, Erykah Badu and Hocus Pocus are some...
Forum: Bass Archives 11-06-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,824
Posted By sam_ofzo
I love the tone on my markbass mini 121. It's...

I love the tone on my markbass mini 121. It's really portable and it's got a great sound without touching anything of the eq. It cost me somwhere between 900 and 1000 euro's, not too sure...
Forum: Bass Archives 11-03-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,824
Posted By sam_ofzo
you could also order direct from public peace....

you could also order direct from public peace. That's what I did anyway :)
Forum: Bass Archives 10-30-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,824
Posted By sam_ofzo
That's their standard matte blue. They also got...

That's their standard matte blue. They also got Bruno blue, that's a lighter shade of blue.

Like...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-29-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,678
Posted By sam_ofzo
Most britpop makes me want to pick up my bass and...

Most britpop makes me want to pick up my bass and start playing.
Tony Kanal & Adrian Young (No Doubt's rythm section) both influence me very much in my playing in my band.

But my biggest inspiration...
Forum: Bass Archives 09-07-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13,644
Views: 285,629
Posted By sam_ofzo
Here you...

Here you go
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTS7LsKeRxM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2bFizJfvi8&feature=relmfu

These do it for me, anywat :p:
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-17-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By sam_ofzo
Congrats, that looks like a great bass!

Congrats, that looks like a great bass!
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