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  1. New Overwater is all specced out apart from top wood!

    1. DiMarco

      DiMarco

      European black walnut! yum!
      Specs?

    2. Phill

      Phill

      That does sound nice! Still can’t make my mind up! It’s based off of the new hollow body single cut bass. 6 string fretted 👌

  2. Finally working on my specs for a new Overwater 😁😁

    1. Rich

      Rich

      Ooh! Share plz? :) 

  3. Looking for a pedal bridge of sorts from a UK manufacturer, only finding American providers who don't ship to the UK!

    1. HazBeen

      HazBeen

      Ikea shelf insert and some tweaking might work. Will cost an hour and 3 quid.

  4. It's been so long since I've been able to browse the forum properly! I've got a new update blog to share too 👍 https://www.phillcourtmusic.com/single-post/2019/11/16/Bassicly-Speaking-November-2019-Update

  5. Thanks for the help with the driving licence title change guys & gals! My title will remain a mystery but if you like you can call me Lord for now 😂

    1. Teebs

      Teebs

      Yes, your worship!

      smiley

    2. Ricky 4000

      Ricky 4000

      Pictures (of the licence), or it didn't happen! 😛

  6. Does anyone know who is currently playing bass for Rita Ora by any chance?

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    2. Phill

      Phill

      Sibob you genius! Thank you!! And Hiram too! Much appreciated! 

    3. Drax

      Drax

      and not one mention of him playing a Ritter Cora..  

    4. Soledad

      Soledad

      Hot player. And nowt wrong with Rita either. Respect.

  7. Just took delivery of the collectors Joe Dart edition of BGM plus this cool t shirt :)

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  8. Glad I could help out Average White Band! They gave me a few goodies too 👌 hope he gets his Jazz back ASAP! 

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    1. SpondonBassed

      SpondonBassed

      Nicely done.

    2. Marc S

      Marc S

      Very nice indeed! :)

    3. PhilAllGaps1

      PhilAllGaps1

      Nice Phill! I know Freddy V the sax player very well and he mentioned the theft of the instruments, what a drag for Alan and Onnie, however I'm sure Alan was very glad to be leant such a killer instrument!

  9. Alan Gorrie is borrowing my Overwater for the Average White Band gig in Cardiff tonight, as his bass was nicked last night! Glad I could help out though!

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    2. Phill

      Phill

      It already is! 😂

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    3. lowregisterhead

      lowregisterhead

      Any word on Alan's bass?

    4. Phill

      Phill

      Nothing yet mate 

  10. Just put my Moog Sub Phatty up for sale or swap 😏

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  11. Could anyone who has a current Bass Guitar Mag subsrciption do me a massive favour please? 😊

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    2. ead

      ead

      Do you know which issue to look in?

    3. Silvia Bluejay

      Silvia Bluejay

      Happy to help, but you should really give me a more precise description of what I should be looking for! PM me if you prefer. :)

    4. Phill

      Phill

      @ead Either the latest or the one before it 

  12. Heres a post I've written about my new Overwater Custom P5 including pics, videos & specs https://www.phillcourtmusic.com/single-post/2019/05/14/My-Custom-Overwater-Bass

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    1. SICbass

      SICbass

      Thanks for that. Some nice sounds and tight playing.

      You may have ordered/designed what just about adds up to being my dream bass. I hadn't particularly thought about an Overwater before but that really does tick a lot of boxes.

      Enjoy....

      ..and thanks again from the review.

    2. Phill

      Phill

      @SICbass Thank you for the kind words! Originaly I was gonna get a Sandberg VM 5 which is similar, but a lot of my mates have custom/signature Overwaters & I had a great deal on a custom built bass 

    3. SICbass

      SICbass

      You lucky bar steward 😉  Love the surf green btw.

  13. Giving the Mono Betty short strap a go, nice and comfortable so far 👍

    1. ezbass

      ezbass

      I have one of these, very comfy. However, you might find that the buckle slips. What I did was, once I'd found the right length, just put a couple of stitches each end of the buckle - sorted.

    2. Phill

      Phill

      @ezbass It does slip! thanks for the advice I've just stitched it now 👍

  14. Update! Glad to be back! My custom Overwater should be here within the month & I've been successfully nominated to the Musicians Union Exec Committee :) 

    1. SpondonBassed

      SpondonBassed

      Congratulations!

      Because I said congratulations first, would you forgive me for (briefly) harbouring this image of you right now?

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    2. Phill

      Phill

      Of course haha!

  15. String delivery day! Thanks to Optima for my RB Flats, Studio Golds & Protos for double bass. A very happy & proud endorsee!

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  16. I've been working on patches & soundscaping on my Moog Sub Phatty this week. Diallin gin some great sounds for live shows & recording 

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    2. Phill

      Phill

      Give me a message if you want a hand etc

    3. bartelby

      bartelby

      Cheers Phill. It’s part of an ever growing system... I built a new module yesterday, that’s not in this photo, and I have another 6 to build...3CC09450-F1F4-4F44-8D23-E8E7D04CCF2C.thumb.jpeg.b2f8fc65acaeb235c38adb44a6f8f850.jpeg

    4. Phill

      Phill

      Fair play! 

  17. 16 gigs came in today! MD'ing 13 of them too 👌

    1. owen

      owen

      That is a good day.

    2. SpondonBassed
    3. Marc S

      Marc S

      Wow! Great news :)

  18. I'm back after a very long break! Heres what I've been up to & what this year has in store for myself & bass playing career https://www.phillcourtmusic.com/single-post/2019/01/13/Bassicly-Speaking-September-2018---January-2019

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    2. Marc S

      Marc S

      Hello from another fellow South Walian. 
      Nice precis of what looks to have been a busy few months :)

    3. Phill

      Phill

      Hey JapanAxe! Good to know! 

    4. Phill

      Phill

      Thanks Marc!

  19. My custom Overwater will be ready to pick up in the new year!!!! :D 

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    2. Happy Jack

      Happy Jack

      Which new year did you have in mind, Phill? :|

    3. Phill

      Phill

      This coming January :) 

    4. Marc S

      Marc S

      New year..... new custom bass! What a great thing to look forward to :)

  20. Good news! My ear is working again!! Still ave to have another op but I can hear 😁

    1. prowla

      prowla

      It's good to hear!

    2. discreet

      discreet

      Yay! ...I said, 'YAY!'

  21. I've been  very quiet as of late. I've gone profoundly deaf in the right ear due to an infection & have not gigged or undertook any music work in weeks. I've got an exploitative operation tomorrow & my first gig in months Saturday. Look after your ear health.

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    2. Phill

      Phill

      Thanks! No luck so far, but managed to get through a gig earlier 👍

    3. Marc S

      Marc S

      Ooooo, sorry to hear that Phill. Hope you're not suffering, since the gig. And I hope they sort you out, asap :)

    4. Phill

      Phill

      Thanks Marc, The gig went well but there was such an overwhelming amount of noise coming into my good ear, it was hard to concentrate.

  22. Went to the Welsh premiere of Bohemian Rhapsody last Wednesday, really enjoyed it too. A few inconsistencies but overall thourougly enjoyed it 👍 

  23. Great week recording in Weston! Managed to get some articles, remote sessions & plenty of pints done too 😁 back to flooded Wales tomorrow & a new student starting 

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    1. Marc S

      Marc S

      Sounds like you had a cracking week there matey :)  Don't forget to post some links to the recorded material, or snippets of it
      ..... and next time, some beer samples wouldn't go amiss either ;)

    2. Phill

      Phill

      It was tiring but worth it!, Will do when it's released. I filmed a bit but I'm not allowed to post it 🙃 John Smith's was lovely at £2.80 a pint 👌

  24. John Deacon Feature in the next issue of BGM by Mike Brooks!! Can't wait to give it a read 😁

    1. Dood

      Dood

      Oh yes, oh yes! It’s a good’un!

    2. Cairobill

      Cairobill

      Such a great bassist. Any news on how he's doing nowadays?

    3. Phill

      Phill

      He's doing okay, I have very limited contact with him, but he is aware of the article & such. Need to get a few copies of it asap 

  25. My home from home studio for 7 days while working in Weston 👌 going to get a lot of work done on sessions, tracks & articles 🤞I hope!!

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    1. Chownybass

      Chownybass

      Pop up to Bristol and have a play on all our basses ;-)

    2. Phill

      Phill

      I'd love to! I've used one or 2 Chowny's before in the studio too 😁

    3. dodge_bass
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