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Old 08-19-2013, 08:09 PM   #41
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:42 PM   #42
damienbass
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Join Date: May 2012
General information:
Age: 30
First name: John
Location: Tennessee
Been playing for: 13 Years
Which instruments can you play, except Bass: Guitar, Mandolin, Keyboard

Bass Guitars
Current Bass\es: Ibanez SR 756, Ibanez SR Gio 206, Ibanez BTB 676
Favourite Bass you own: SR 756
Favourite Bass you've played: Yamaha John Myung Signature.
Dream Bass: Ibanez 6 string custom bass with crown of thorns inlay design.

Amps
Current amp\s: Acoustic 600w Head, Bugera 550w BXP, SWR working man 4004. Hartke 210 cab, Acoustic 115 cab
Favourite amp you own: SWR
Favourite amp you've played on: Ampeg SVT
Dream amp: 100000000000w head with a "wall of death" speaker system.

Effects
Do you use effects?, if so, which?: Boss Me-50b multi-fx pedal
Which effects do you own: *Points
Favourite effect: Mixing a bass boost with a chorus


Genres
Genres you play: Everything I can get my grimy little hands on.
Genres you enjoy playing: Progressive Rock, Thrash, Blues, Hard Rock, Classic Rock, Metalcore, Black Metal, Death Metal, PowerGroove, Power Metal
Favourite genre to play: Progressive Rock
Bands you are in: Nu Age Outlaws. Hard rock and Progressive influences.


Knowledge etc
Which aspect of Basses you have the most proficieny in, (Playing and Technique\Building and maintaining\Composing and theory\ Gear: For playing and technique, Its well and good to start with grueling practice sessions. But working for 3-6 hours on the techniques you need to practice has a better effect than working 12 hours on rehashing crap. Refresh and Learn; we are all students of music forever. For maintaining bass, I am very keen on working on my own basses. I have to have the strings slightly elevated for my finger style playing. When composing, I will ask the lead player what scale he or she will be using for a composition. This can help provide a solid sound to a composition.
Favourite famous bass player: John Myung
Famous bass player you think you most resemble in style or personality: Robert Trujillo
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Old 12-28-2013, 03:47 PM   #43
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Join Date: Dec 2013
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Age: 45
First name: Rob
Location: UK
Been playing for: 3 days
Which instruments can you play, except Bass: None

Bass Guitars
Current Bass\es: Harley Benton PB 20 BK
Favourite Bass you own:
Favourite Bass you've played:
Dream Bass:

Amps
Current amp\s: Harley Benton
Favourite amp you own:
Favourite amp you've played on:
Dream amp:

Effects
Do you use effects?, if so, which?:
Which effects do you own:
Favourite effect:


Genres
Genres you play: Anything
Genres you enjoy playing:
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Old 01-05-2014, 02:23 PM   #44
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Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Rhode Island
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Age: 26
First name: Ashley
Location: Rhode Island
Been playing for: 11 years
Which instruments can you play, except Bass: piano, accordion, guitar, flute

Bass Guitars
Current Bass/Favorite: Fiesta Red Fender Mustang
Dream Bass: I love my Mustang.

Amps
Current amp: Peavey Firebass 700 through two custom 2x15s (Peavey Black Widow speakers)
Favourite amp you've played on: I love my set up.

Effects
Do you use effects?, if so, which?: ProCo the Rat
Which effects do you own: Boss R-2 loop pedal, Boss DD-6 Digital Delay pedal, Big Muff
Favourite effect: Rat


Genres
Genres you play: bass heavy rock, indie, folk
Genres you enjoy playing: the above mentioned
Favourite genre to play: bass heavy rock
Bands you are in: Good Lord



Knowledge etc
Which aspect of Basses you have the most proficiency in: Playing, getting interesting sounds
Favourite famous bass player: David William Sims of the Jesus Lizard
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Old 02-06-2014, 03:08 AM   #45
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Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Australia. Mate.
General information:
Age:
19
First name: Steven
Location: Sydney, Australia.
Been playing for: This is my 12th year.
Which instruments can you play, except Bass: Guitar, piano.

Bass Guitars
Current Bass\es:
A pretty decent P-Bass clone, Ibanez BTB200 and lately on the odd occasion a Squier VM Jazz 5 from a guitarist friend.
Favourite Bass you own: Depends on my mood.
Favourite Bass you've played: Fender American Deluxe Jazz. It was one of those ones that just resonated perfectly. Played some nice Foderas, Alembics and Ritters too, but I only liked them aesthetically rather than sonically.
Dream Bass: Custom made 5 String Sadowsky Jazz 5.

Amps
Current amp\s:
Ashdown ABM900, Ashdown Neo410, Ashdown Perfect 10 practice mini stack, Peavey Max158
Favourite amp you own: The ABM900 on the 4x10.
Favourite amp you've played on: Gigged on a SVT through an Ampeg 8x10 once. That was a good gig, tone-wise.
Dream amp: Tonally? SVT stack. Practically? A lightweight Aguilar or Markbass rig.

Effects
Do you use effects?, if so, which?:
Sparingly, I have a chorus, overdrive and wah. Compressor and octave on my amp head too.
Which effects do you own: Cheap Behringher versions of them all.
Favourite effect: Compressor in the studio. Octave live.


Genres
Genres you play:
You name it. Rock, motown, funk, punk, pop, r&B, hip hop, musical theatre. I do a little session work and I help record other people, so I've kinda picked up a lot of genres under my belt.
Genres you enjoy playing: Anything with a nice backbeat.
Favourite genre to play: Pop Rock is always a guilty pleasure. There's something to be said about the comfort of chugging root notes. Tis a nice break.
Bands you are in: On The Way (on hiatus). Also starting up a few projects with people I know. And session stuff where I'm just a hired gun.


Knowledge etc
Which aspect of Basses you have the most proficiency in, (Playing and Technique\Building and maintaining\Composing and theory\ Gear
: All of the above except for building and maintaining. I'm a gear whore, I've been lucky enough to learn under a great session player so I'm a stickler for technique and playing. Plus I've kinda been forced into knowing compositional skills and theory because it's easier and fast to communicate with people in a studio if you have these skills.
Favourite famous bass player: James Jamerson. No contest.
Famous bass player you think you most resemble in style or personality: I have no clue. I'd like to say Adam Blackstone, because he's the faceless man behind so much great work. But I'm a long way off.
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Old 02-08-2014, 11:59 PM   #46
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Join Date: Jan 2013
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Age:15
First name:Brady
Location:California
Been playing for: almost 2 years
Which instruments can you play, except Bass: bongos

Bass Guitars
Current Bass\es: Ibanez Soundgear
Favourite Bass you own:
Favourite Bass you've played:
Dream Bass:

Amps
Current amp\s: Crate GX-15R
Favourite amp you own:
Favourite amp you've played on:
Dream amp:

Effects
Do you use effects?, if so, which?:
Which effects do you own:
Favourite effect:


Genres
Genres you play: Rock, Punk, Indie
Genres you enjoy playing:
Favourite genre to play:
Bands you are in:


Knowledge etc
Which aspect of Basses you have the most proficieny in, (Playing and Technique\Building and maintaining\Composing and theory\ Gear:
Favourite famous bass player: John Paul Jones
Famous bass player you think you most resemble in style or personality: Krist Noveselic
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Old 04-04-2014, 10:50 AM   #47
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Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Edmonton Alberta Canada
General information:
Age: 63
First name:Rob
Location:Edmonton Alberta Canada
Been playing for:40+ years
Which instruments can you play, except Bass:6 string guitar / cigar box guitar

Bass Guitars
Current Bass\es:Schecter Stiletto Studio5, Fender Jazz Bass
Favourite Bass you own:Studio-5
Favourite Bass you've played:Gibson EBO
Dream Bass:Warwick Thumb Bass

Amps
Current amp\s:Peavey Max110
Favourite amp you own:Max110
Favourite amp you've played on:Traynor
Dream amp:Peavey Max410

Effects
Do you use effects?, if so, which?:No
Which effects do you own:None
Favourite effect:None


Genres
Genres you play:Blues, Rhythm & Blues, Classic Rock
Genres you enjoy playing:All
Favourite genre to play:R&B
Bands you are in:None at this time - Weekend Jams


Knowledge etc
Which aspect of Basses you have the most proficieny in, (Playing and Technique\Building and maintaining\Composing and theory\ Gear:Playing
Favourite famous bass player:Tiran Porter (Doobie Brothers)
Famous bass player you think you most resemble in style or personalityavid Santos
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