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Check out Municipal Waste, they have plenty of sweet bass lines.
I like 10s best with MAGs but if you're after a 115 try Peavey. I'm not a big fan of the Ashdown 115.
Great purchase, by the way.
I don't know what to think of these suggestions really...I've heard polar opposite ones also. I talked about flatwound strings, and the bass instructor at the music shop said it would actually take out the grit in my tone, and be a lot flatter and warmer. Like a jazz/R & B tone. I also just bought my strings maybe a month ago. And whenever I run my bass straight into the amp, the sound is absolute boredom. I'd at least want to run my compression pedal for the attack value.
I'll look into a different amp situation....though it frustrates me greatly because I just bought the Ashdown in January. To give an idea of the tone I long for, listen to Detroit Rock City, and hone in on Simmon's bass tone. Something like that.
And the crybaby I use is just a general, old fashioned crybaby.
Also.. For a speaker cable, does it make any difference whether I buy a $90 monster cable, or a cheap ass $20 cable? Sound clarity? Static/fuzz reduction? What's the big difference? Or is it just a gimmick..
The specs say 17hz response because it has a sub-harmonic generator, which is really just an octave pedal built into the amp. It plays one octave below the note being played simultaneously.
Yes. EB is starting to go the way of Rickenbacker, and is getting rather exclusive about their product. They have discontinued their own SUB line and have canceled their licensing contract with OLP
Yup...I'd been putting off visiting a friend in Brighton because I knew I'd inevitable visit GAK and spend all my money...now I have no choice
You want GAK.
Speaking of which...guess what I've just seen:
Are Speakon cables generally Speakon/Speakon (on both ends)? I have a weird shaped hole in my SVT3-Pro which I believe is for a Speakon cable, but my cab only has 1/4" jacks.
So I guess my question is, does this mean I can't use Speakon cables w/ my setup?
Also, I remember when a local guitar store told me that using an instrument cable for connecting a head to a cab is fine. I was like "Are you SUUUUUURE?!" and they're like "Oh yeah. No worries. Instrument cables are shielded so they're actually better in protecting your tone."
I was really sketched out by them (only went to them cuz they're like 5 blocks away) so I went to the store I usually go to. I told them that some other store had said speaker cables are no diff from instrument cables and they were like "WTF?!"
Why exactly is an instrument cable dangerous?
I'm gonna wish good luck, but don't get your hopes up. I don't think there are many 17 year old sessions musicians about the place. It's very much a "who you know" as opposed to "what you know" as well.
I know that's hard, I'm trying to do it. Just damn annoying the bass is so low, and the drums dominate.
As for the music book, Teh-Bassman, it's wrong. I know it is, I've looked at it. It's missing parts. There is no bass solo in it, and it does NOT have the odd time signature written in. If I'm correct, it has them make a tuplet instead, with something like 5 or six notes maybe crammed at the end of a bar of 4/4, and that's wrong. That's why I chose not to buy the MoP sheet music. It was done badly. RtL and KEA were well done, but MoP was a huge let-down, sheet-music wise.
That being said, I'm still going to try and count it out. just wish I could adjust some levels. Damn Lars has to piss me off. I'm pretty sure the timing is three bars 4/4 and one bar 9/8.
Now to get the rhythm down...
The most important thing at the beginning is to maintain their interest levels. One way is by a blend of learning from books, and songs. Learning new stuff will improve self-confidence and learning songs with help keep learning relavant to them.
This is downright hyporcritical, but I must say it whenever I can.
I saw the Stealth Bongo and I think I may be in love. Maybe infatuated, but definitely interested in takin 'er out for a spin.
I saw Tony Levin play one (not knowing what it was called) and he looked so impossibly cool. Then, I saw one used for $940 in a store, all black and satin, and it looked just so incredible. It had steel strings and such an incredible meaty acoustic tone. Didn't get to plug it in, though.
Also, the 4-band EQ is interesting.
I wish to hell EB put out a 24 fret Musicman--I'd be all over that like white on rice.
I love my SR800 for the reasons you mention, though I would love an Urge II or a Jazz V 24 as well. The Fender Jazz necks are thinner than their Precision brothers, but not as quick and thin as the Ibanez line. My advise, as always is try a few basses out and see what works for you.
all right, sounds good.
Oh and I saw someone mention about what type of genre i'm wantin to play. Definitely heavy metal. Maybe death/black metal if I can find anyone, so if that helps to give me a better idea, that would be greatly appreciated!!
To joe_ayr: I have the Boss SYB-5 synth pedal and I actually like it a lot. It sounds okay and it's really good for jamming funk/rap stuff. Also, I got mine for $60 on ebay. Paying full price for it is kind of ridiculous, so just watch ebay for one if you want one. I found it to be a good investment. Also, Mike Gordon (formerly of Phish) has an SYB-3, the older Boss synth model.
I rarely use effects. If you want a pedal that can alter your tone a lot, though, look into the Boss GEB-7. I have one, and you can dial in some nice sounds with that many bands of EQ (and a look at thefitz's EQ rants). My brother has an ODB-3 overdrive, which sounds good, although bass overdrive can be hit-or-miss. I also have a Morley Dual Bass Wah. Stay away from it. It has an annoying feature where it turns off in the fully-rocked back position, so you can't get the full low-only thing you can with other wahs. Compression sounds really good too though it can take the character out of your bass.
True confession time. I've done this and while its not a great long term solution for a practice or gigging situation, it does work in a pinch and handles the low end better than most guitar amps. If you don't "crank it" it will be fine. I used a friends for a "coffee shop" gig a while back.
But why are you asking? If you are looking for a good portable bass amp that runs on batteries for practice etc, Roland now has the Roland Micro Cube Bass RX amp, which is a Micro Cube built just for Bass.
Fascinating fact of the day: Hartke and Behringer are part of the same company.
Ahh... i'll just let you continue to argue about it!
To those who said about my amp not being able to handle it, It is a crap amp but it is in Northern Ireland and i'm in Middlesbrough, so it's not involved here really.
As much as my distaste for GKs live on, even I couldn't pass up that. That's a real good deal. If nothing else, I'd probably sell it on eBay for close to double