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About BassBus

  • Birthday 13/05/1961
  1. Your Dream Bass.?

    This one covers everything I have dreamt of in a bass and I'm lucky enough to own it. I had Status put the bridge pickup 20mm from the bridge instead of the standard 10mm. Makes all the difference to the tone.
  2. Sampling.. but is it proper music making etc?

    I haven't seen jazz mentioned yet. The OP used the example of Puff/P Diddy/Daddy/Doddy's use of Every Breath You Take. Half the jazz tunes out there use exactly the same chord progressions as a lot of other jazz tunes. They just right their own tune over the top. Just the same sort of use in a different time.
  3. Line 6 Helix.

    Problem solved on the Line 6 forum. Go to command centre and select one of the 'lightning bolts' at the top. Then just enter all the midi details that correspond with the channel and patch of the Strymon, save and job done. Each time I solve a problem like this I marvel at how good the Helix is. Probably the best designed piece of kit I have ever used.
  4. Line 6 Helix.

    Yes and that's all sorted. Midi works fine. I just need to know if switching the Big Sky patch when I switch the Helix patch is possible.
  5. Line 6 Helix.

    A small query about external patch changes via midi. I'm using my Strymon Big Sky in a stereo effects loop and have set a switch to select the patch I want on the big Sky. That works fine. What I would like to happen is the Big Sky patch being selected automatically when I select the patch on the Helix without having to press the button once I have selected the Helix patch. I hope that makes sense. Anyone any idea if this is possible and/or how to set it up.
  6. Line 6 Helix.

    I love the possibilities you have in the Helix to play around with the order of effects. Tried putting a multi repeat delay into a reverb and then a filter. Gives this lovely washy ambient sound. Wonderful piece of gear.
  7. Trs patch splitter cables...

    I recently faced exactly the same problem. All you need is a standard stereo (TRS) cable and a right angled adaptor. Sorted the problem for me and works really well. Cost pennies on ebay. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/6-35mm-STEREO-Jack-Male-Plug-to-Female-Socket-Right-Angle-Adapter-90-Degrees/360438521355?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649
  8. I like to leave the negative comments so everyone can see the poster for what they are. At least they care enough to post a comment. I enjoy the whole process and that's all that's important for me. If other people like the music that's a bonus. If they don't, there's plenty of other music on the net they will enjoy.
  9. When I start recording a video I always snap the G string onto the figerboard. All cameras have their sound recording on and I record the proper sound for use in the video on Cubasis. Doing this gives me a point on the sound track from each camera that I can line up in the editing software. I then group all the tracks together so I can't move any of them out of sync and edit from there. It's a bit like the use of a clapper board used in shooting a film for cinema. Nothing really more complicated than that for me.
  10. Line 6 Helix.

    I think I have the answer to this. There is no specific auto volume but there are a couple of delays that can swell the tone in and work very well. They sound a bit glitchy sometimes when playing chords but still not too bad.
  11. Just a bit of fun playing around with the Line 6 Helix and Status Series 3
  12. Clearly you haven’t played an ACG. If you had you would know how good they are. I too own a Cort bass and I know how good it is but I also own an ACG and it is many times better than the Cort.
  13. Line 6 Helix.

    In the process of updating now, all going well. I’m having to step up from 1.06.5
  14. Line 6 Helix.

    Having problems installing 2.30 but that seems to be common place judging by other fora. Rainy day today so plenty of opportunity to have a go at it.
  15. Line 6 Helix.

    Ehm, yes.