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Derek Balonek
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  • About

    Birthday:
    Jan 7, 1989 (Age: 25)
    Location:
    USA, CA, Sacramento Metro area
    Current Setup:
    Guitars:
    Fretless Squier Jaguar Special in Sunburst with JFET preamp based on a Fender tube gain stage.
    Fretless Epiphone EB3 with custom made pre, tuned CGDA.


    Amps:
    "Little Gem" by runoffgroove modified for bass
    The cab from some Vox combo amp.

    Behringer Ultrabass BX600 60-watt w/ 12" speaker (power amp only)

    Fender Frontman 25R modded for use as a bass preamp.

    Pedals:
    Korg Pitchblack
    F**box (RAT)
    M-Audio Fast Track Computer interface
    Favorite Genres:
    Sludge Metal, Post Rock, Progressive Rock, Ambient, Trip-Hop
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Paranthesis(1 [solo project], Fighting for Pineapples [defunct], Reasonable Approximation [solo project],
    Previously Owned Gear:
    A few squier jazzes
    Gretsch Electromatic Junior Jet
    Dean ABG
    Digitech BP200
    Digitech Flanger
    BBE AM64
    Epiphone Jr Guitar
    Trace-Elliot BLX80
    ZVEX Fuzz Factory
    EBS Multicomp
    Boss ODB3
    EHX Freeze
    Squier P-bass
    Epiphone Thunderbird
    Acoustic B260
    G.A.S. List:
    A good DAW
    Semi-hollow piezo-equipped fretless
    HWY1 P-bass
    Perhaps a stingray or sterling
    Fuzz pedals
    Sansamp VT-Bass or other Sansamp Character pedal
    fEarful 12/6 or 15/6
    Audiokinesis cabs
    Boss OC2
    Influences and Teachers:
    Justin Chancellor, Greg Burns, Brian Cook, Mike Sullivan, Dave Turncrantz, Colin Edwin, Jenny Lee Lindberg, Paz Lenchantin, Nathan Navarro, Zander Zon, Mogwai, Portugal. The Man, my old friend Trevor.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Electrical, shiny things, penguins

    Signature

    fretless club #652