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Amateur Pickup Reviewer
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Last Activity: 06-15-2013 08:20 PM
|fretless bass, passive pickups, raw exotic woods |
Warmoth Club #51 - Warmoth Gecko Club #2 - Oregon Bassist Club #51
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- Current Setup:
- 12 Warmoth Gecko 5-string fretless basses, with various woods and pickups
Fender Squier "classic vibe" 50's style P-bass (Tele)
Carvin LB75F fretless bass with Lane Poor pickups and Aguilar pre-amp
Carvin B800 amplifier
Acme Low-B1 and Low-B2 speakers
- Previously owned gear:
- SWR vintage amp (SM-400) and cabinets (2x10, 2x12, 4x8)
SWR "Mr. Tone" EQ
Trace Elliot "V-Type" tube pre-amp
Zon Legacy Elite Special 5-string bass
Modulus Quantum 5 "Sweet Spot" 5-string fretless bass (with Lane Poor pickup)
Ibanez SR1206TK Soundgear 6-string bass, converted to fretless, EMG pickups and electronics
Warwick Corvette 5-string bass
- G.A.S. List:
- A good 5-string P-bass equivalent.
- Gigs, Bands, & Ensembles:
- None at the moment.
- Influences and Teachers:
- Pop/Rock: Geddy Lee, Tony Levin, Dean Dinnings, Jimmy Johnson, Guy Pratt, Pino Palladino
Prog/Metal: John Myung, Colin Edwin, Shunji Saegusa, Ray Shulman
Jazz/Fusion: Gary Willis, Steve Rodby, Michael Manring, Kai Eckhardt
I've never had any lessons in electric bass. I did play classical violin for 10 years as a child, which include some experience with double bass. I also took some acoustic guitar lessons in high school. Otherwise, I am self-taught. I have lost most of my background in music theory and gained the ability to play by ear. I learned bass by playing along with the "classic rock" stations on the radio.
- Favorite Genres:
- A bit of just about everything.
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