Bassix folding upright bass in good working order, has a few battle scars and a rattle which don't affect playability. Sturdy and sounds good through an amp with the included pickup. More images of marks to follow when I pull it from storage at a relatives house, it just isn't getting used at the moment.
Bass'd in Chorley Lancashire
piccies ( more to follow soon)
Hi. Looking for a West Midlands bass player (aged 25-30 male or female) with backing vocals. Not interested in current trends as it’s time for music with a punch! Have an album made & experience. Don't worry about social media likes etc, we'll sort that with team work and gigs. Key influences: GNR, Black Crowes, Grunge, Lenny Kravitz, Zeppelin & Classic Soul. Commitment, passion & image are very important. Please don’t get in touch if you have too many things going on. Ideally, music is your top priority. Rehearsing once a week is the plan. For music & video please search Junk Antique band.
bass guitarist required to complete line up. currently two guitars and drummer. we do originals and covers of 60's type stuff.. kinks stones beatles etc
if interested I can forward some more of the original stuff (to add to the ones on here) to let you hear the style
no egos in our bunch just good fun although the music is of quite a high standard.. looking at few jam nights first then poss festival charity stuff before who knows what!
any age or sex... were all 50+ but act like we're 13...
07803138662 if interested....
6. children of the night.mp3
1. saddest man in town.mp3
5. i will.mp3
I have a super nice Bulgarian upright bass, a custom built - but not for me - instrument with some strange dimensions.
The scale is 4/4, but the body is 3/4, built with massive tone wood. It is nothing short than huge. I had to get a new car to be able to transport it smoothly.
Anyway, the bass is huge, the tone is huge. The instrument is built 2012, so I wonder how the tone will be in a hundred years when it is this big and full now...
I've used a David Gage Realist on the bass, but it didn't work well. A lot of ugly "mid artifacts" that demanded heavy filtering to sound decent amplified.
I sold the Realist and bought a Realist LifeLine and an adjustable bridge. The bass loved the LifeLine; it was the opposition to the Copperhead...
I've used the bass with a Fishman Platinum Pro EQ/DI, and with my BasSwitch preamp, but when I got my little Quilter BassBlock 800 I could amplify
the bass without preamp. Then I got a Vanderkley Spartan, and that one did NOT like the piezo pickup at all. The input impedance on the amp was a real mis-match to the LifeLine.
Then my eye caught the little Redeemer Beltpack from Creation Audio Labs. It has an input impedance over 20 Mohms(!!!) making any pickup work well with any amp.
I ordered one, and Lo and Behold! The tone is big and full. No gain problems. No need for eq-ing other than cutting some low bass. Best preamp I've ever used.
So far the Beltpack isn't finally mounted on the tailpiece of the bass, I have to think a bit more before I get the proper design for the fastener. Anyway, the bass hasn't sounded petter amplified...