Ian Perge
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Ian Perge

Male, 38, from Evansville, Indiana

Laptop: A'sploded. Online Time: Severely Diminished... May 3, 2014

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    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Jan 11, 1976 (Age: 38)
    Home page:
    http://www.facebook.com/ianperge
    Location:
    Evansville, Indiana
    Occupation:
    Bassist/"Professionally Disabled" & Advocate
    Current Setup:
    Absolutely Out-Of-Date (circa August 2009) Basses, Effects Pedalboard & Amplification Signal Chain: http://ianperge.com/images/My_gear/rig_diagram_8_03_09.jpg

    Chapman Stick:
    -2014 Chapman Stick 10-String SN#6287 made of compressed Laminated Light Bamboo, Stainless Steel "Fret Rails", Linear Inlays in Red Recon Stone, ACTV-2 EMG Pickup Block switchable from Mono to Stereo via a two-way Mini Switch, *4*-way Adjustable Truss Rod & Black Hipshot Tuners strung in "Baritone Melody" Tuning.

    (The "Ultimate Stick Rig" will be the ACTV-2's Stereo Melody & Bass Pickup into a Line 6 POD HD500X Multi-Effects Processor running dual parallel Amp and Effects Modeling signal paths for both the Melody & Bass Pickup outputs into a QSC K12 (Molded ABS Cab) or KW122's (Laminated Birch Cab) w/ 1000W of lightweight Class D Power & Neodymium Speaker. Flexible for multiple musical applications, powerful for non-PA shows and extremely light considering its wattage and built-in audio options... but certainly not *inexpensive* :-/ )


    Basses:
    -2012 Epiphone Custom Shop Jack Casady Signature Semi-Hollowbody Bass in Ltd Ed Silverburst. Upgrades include Black Hipshot SuperTone 3-Point Bridge & HB6C Ultralite Cloverleaf Tuners
    -2005 Fender Jazz 24 4-string x2: Fretted in Cherry Sunburst & Lined Fretless in Tobacco Sunburst with Flame Maple veneer tops and Alder body, Maple Neck & 24-fret/less Rosewood fingerboard, Bassline SJB-3/5 "Quarter Pounder" 5-string Pickups, Duncan Designed 3-band Preamp w/ Mid-Cut "Slap Switch", Hipshot Ultralite Tuners and String-Thru-Body/Top-Loading High-Mass Bridge (Aguilar OBP-3SK/PP 3-band Preamps Upgrades upcoming...)
    -2004 Mike Lull Modern 4 with Maple Neck & 24-fret Birdseye Maple Fretboard, 4A Flame Maple top and Swamp Ash Body in Transparent Red with Lindy Fralin Pickups & Bartolini NTBT 2-band Preamp w/ Passive Bypass & Tone Control, Hipshot Ultralite "Cloverleaf" Tuners, Bass Xtender & A-Style Bridge
    -2002 Mike Lull Modern 5 with Maple Neck & 24-fret Birdseye Maple Fretboard, 4A Flame Maple top and Swamp Ash Body in Transparent Amber with Aero J-Bass 5 Type-1 Pickups & Bartolini NTMB 3-band preamp with 250/500/750hz Midrange Selection & Boost, Passive Bypass & Tone Control, Hipshot Ultralite "Y-Key" Tuners, Bass Xtender & A-style Bridge
    -Spector Euro Bolt-Ons/aka "ReBop4/5DLX" FM (Flame Maple Top) or EX (Zebrawood "Exotic Top") and Alder Back, 3-Piece Maple Necks w/ Graphite Reinforcement, Rosewood Fingerboards & MOP Crown Inlays with custom-wound/sized Nordstrand Big Single Pickups & Aguilar OBP-3SK/PP 3-band Preamps: Vol/Vol/Stacked Treble & Bass/Push-Pull Midrange Frequencies @ 400Hz and 800Hz at 18V (EMG 5-String 40P5 & 40DC Pickups in Black Cherryburst "Spector American DLX P/DC" reproducing Fender's 1995-2008 "American Deluxe" Precision Bass with 5-string Precision & Dual Coil pickups)
    *2007/08 NOS Euro Bolt-On (aka"ReBop4DLX FM") 4-String Deluxe Flame Maple (Natural Oil & Wax Finish) w/ stock EMG-HZ & Spector TonePump electronics ("EFX Bass" Project: Spector "ReBop 4 DLX FM" 4-String fitted w/ Kahler 2400 Forward Saddle Bass Tremolo, Maniac Music Bass Sustainer @ end of fretboard, custom-sized Nordstrand Big Single and/or MusicMan-type Pickups & Aguilar OBP-3SK/PP with Active-Passive Push/Pull Control for "Std Bass/EFX Bass" switch)
    *2008 Euro Bolt-On (aka "ReBop4DLX EX") 4-String Deluxe Zebrawood (Natural Finish)
    *2008 Euro Bolt-On (aka "ReBop5DLX EX") 5-String Deluxe Zebrawood (Natural Finish)
    *2007 Euro Bolt-On (aka "ReBop5DLX FM") 5-String Deluxe Flame Maple (Black Blueburst Lined Fretless with HG Thor Fingerboard Epoxy Coating. Custom color & fretless build: Thanks, Stuart & PJ!)
    *2007 Euro Bolt-On (aka "ReBop5DLX FM") 5-String Deluxe Flame Maple (Black Cherryburst with EMG 40P5 & 40DC pickups, reproducing Fender's '95-'08 "American Deluxe" P-Bass with 5-string Precision & Dual Coil pickups)
    -1992 Ibanez SR-800 Lined Fretless 4-string in Jewel Blue with Japanese Basswood Body, 3-piece Maple Neck & Rosewood Fingerboard, AFR ("Active Full-Range") P/J pickups and Vari-Mid II 2-band Active Preamp (First "Quality" Bass, professionally defretted in 2002)
    -1996 Ibanez SR-1206 6-String with Flame Maple top and Mahogany back in Natural, 5-piece Maple/Walnut neck & Wenge fretboard, AFR Soapbar Pickups (Internal Precision Bass Pickup structure) Pickups and Ibanez 3-band Vari-Mid III Preamp)
    -2005 Music Man SUB Sterling 4-string with Poplar body in Textured Cinnamon (1 of *6* 2003-2006 USA-Made SUBs produced with the Cinnamon Rust Red/Green/Gold Pearlescent "Flip-Flop" Finish according to EBMM) w/ Active 3-band Preamp and Ernie Ball White Pearloid pickguard (tuned to C/C# Standard)
    -1996 Taylor AB-2 four-string Acoustic Bass Guitar with Natural Imbuia (Brazilian Walnut) Body & Top, Mahogany Neck and Imbuia headstock w/ Fishman ABGP-2 two-band preamp & piezo pickup (Upgrade to newer Piezo/Internal Mic & Acoustic Preamp to come...)

    Electric Guitars, Effects & Amplifiers:
    -2010 Paul Reed Smith SE Special 25th Anniversary Custom 24 in Scarlet Red modified with Grover 406 Locking Tuners, TUSQ XL Teflon Nut, Q-Parts Rippled Pearl Knobs, DiMarzio Crunch Lab & LiquiFire Pickups & Tremol-No trem-stop
    -2010 Paul Reed Smith SE Singlecut NOS hardtail in Transparent Grey-Black w/ SE HFS & VB Pickups, Fixed-Intonation Bridge and modified with Grover 406 Locking Tuners, TUSQ XL Teflon Nut & Q-Parts Black Pearl Knobs
    -2006 Jackson DXMGT hardtail in Transparent Black Cherry w/ EMG-HZ passive pickups ("Dr Better-Halfs", but she lets me use it from time-to time ;)
    -1993 Fender Squire Strat in Black with Maple fretboard, custom Silver Pearloid pickguard with upgraded Tex-Mex overdriven single-coil pickups and standard Fender tremolo tuned to E standard (currently being reassembled/rewired)
    -DeltaLab DGFX1 Guitar Multi-Effects Pedal (w/ USB Output for Digital Recording & Effects Unit)
    -Peavey Vypyr 15 Digital Modeling Guitar Amplifier ("Downstairs" practice amp & USB Output for Digital Recording)
    -Line 6 Spider IV 75 1x12" 75 Watt Digital Modeling Guitar Amplifier w/ FBV Express MKII Guitar Amplifier Footswitch & Expression Pedal ("Studio" and Gigging Amp with USB Output for Digital Recording)

    "Expanding Hands" Tony Levin-Licensed Funk Fingers: Natural Light and Red Heavy versions

    Strings: D'Addario Custom Progressive Tension 4 & 5-String sets from "Bass Strings Online": ProSteels on Fretted Basses, XL Nickels on Fretless Basses & Spector "American DLX P/DC" 5-String, Balanced Tension XL Nickels on Euro Bolt-On Natural Oil 4-String & Fender Jazz 24s, EXP Coated Phosphor Bronze on Taylor AB-2 Acoustic Bass Guitar, Nickel Wound Light Top/Heavy Bottom 10-52 Electric Guitar Strings. Many thanks to Jason Mendelson of BSO for working out *my* personalized Progressive Tension String Gauges with me over the phone and fantastic Customer Service!

    For Sale:
    -Aphex Punch Factory (earlier "Orange Box" version) Optical Compressor
    -EMG-HZ35 (4-string) & HZ40 (5-string) Passive Ceramic & Steel Soapbar Pickups: 2 pickups per set, 1 set of 35s, 2 sets of 40s
    -Spector TonePump 2-band Boost-only Preamps near-completely wired together w/ Spector Knobs: 2 units
    -Korg DT-10 Chromatic Tuner
    -Q-Parts Mini Dome Knobs in Rippled White Pearl shell, Blue Abalone Shell with Black plating (much closer to Cosmo/Smokey Chrome such as Ibanez uses) - *4* of each color

    Outboard ("Front-of-Rig") Effects:
    Pedaltrain PT-2-HC Pedalboard #1 (EFX 'Board) modified by Ed Reed for underneath mounting of Power Supply containing (in Signal Chain order):
    -Aphex Punch Factory Optical Compressor
    -Loop-Master 6-Loop Effects Switcher Strip (Example of effect in loop: "L#")
    -L1: Electro-Harmonix Micro POG
    -L2: Xotic Effects Bass BB Preamp/Overdrive
    -L3: Tech-21 XXL Bass Overdrive/Distortion
    -L4: MXR M288 Bass Octave Deluxe
    -L5: MXR M82 Bass Envelope Filter
    -L6: T-Rex The Sweeper Bass Chorus
    -Xotic Effects Bass RC Booster
    -Dunlop Cry-Baby 105Q Bass Wah w/ MXR "Prime Distortion" in its own Single Loop for automatic "Distorted Bass Wah"
    -Dunlop DVP1 Volume Pedal
    -Korg Pitchblack Chromatic Pedal Tuner w/ signal from DVP1's "Tuner Output"
    -DigiTech JamMan Looper (in preamp effects loop)
    -SWR Interstellar Overdrive Preamp Clean/Dirty Footswitch

    Amplification:
    -SWR Mini Mo' Preamp with Onboard Effects: Overdrive/Distortion, SubWave (Octave), BassSynth, Mo' EQ (2nd post-preamp shelving EQ section to modify tonality of the internal effects) & Chorus w/ 4 Preset Groups of Effects, Effect Bypass, Tuner Mute, & "Dual Mode": splitting of Clean and Effects signals to separate cabinets, and various preamp functions controlled by Mo' Control 2 Master Footswitch
    ~or~
    -SWR Interstellar Overdrive tube Preamp/Power amp (2 x EL84s) with Blend control for mixing Clean and Overdrive signals and Overdrive On/Off Pedal control
    -QSC PLX 1602 Power Amp
    -Avatar B210 2x10; Neo Cabinet ("Clean" cabinet in Mini Mo' "Dual Mode")
    -Avatar B212 2x12" Neo cabinets ("Effects" cabinet in Mini Mo' "Dual Mode")
    -SKB Roll-X 5-space rack (3U Mini Mo' Preamp and 2U Power Amp)
    -SKB Standard 3-space rack (1U Interstellar Overdrive Preamp and 2U Power Amp)
    -Auralex GRAMMA Riser
    ~or~
    Ibanez Promethean P3110 300 Watt 1x10" Bass Combo Amp for Chapman Stick amp/Taylor AB-2 ABG Acoustic Bass Practice, Rehearsal, Home Recording & Small Gig &amp)

    Practice, Randomness, and Recording:
    Audio-Technica ATH-M50s & ATH-M40fs Studio Monitor Headphones and Shure SCL3 Sound Isolating Earbuds/IEMs, Dunlop Dual-Design StrapLoks in Black & Chrome, GarageBand 3, Gator / Pro Tec / Spector Gig Bags & Hardshell Cases, Korg BT-2 "Bass" Tuner (bought in 1991, on my pedalboard for *15* years and STILL my Practice Tuner!), M-Audio FireWire 410 interface/M-Audio Axiom 49 MIDI Keyboard Controller & Key Rig Virtual Keyboard Rack into TASCAM DP-32SD Digital 32-Track Portastudio, Mono GS1 "The Betty" / Neotech Super & Mega Bass Straps / Comfort Strapp and various other weight-relieving straps, ProTools M-Powered 7.1 & Various plug-in/drum/loop software (upgrading), Tascam CD-BT1MKII Bass Trainer & Tascam CD-SP1 CD Trainer Travel Case w/ speakers for Road/Vacation practicing... and no Behringer ever!
    Favorite Genres:
    "Music". There's "Good" & "Bad", and whatever genre it's supossedly in means nothing to my listening pleasure.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Basses:
    -1989 "Pro Session"-labeled Precision copy
    -1992 Fender Jazz Plus V five-string in Black (bought in 2002, first Jazz Bass purchase in 13 years of playing & made me a near-complete convert to bolt-ons... :)
    -1994 Washburn MB-2 P-bass tuned BEAD (early live work only)
    -1997 Yamaha BBN5A (Nathan East Series, used for Studio Work in late '90s)
    -2002 MIM Fender Jazz Standard passive four-string in Midnight Wine modified with Bassline SJB-2 "Hot" Jazz Bass pickups, Hipshot Ultralight Tuners, Gotoh 201 Bridge and White Pearloid pickguard. Fantastic Modded Passive Bass,... (the first of my two "Regretted Sales")
    -2002 Spector ReBop 4 Natural Oil with EMG 35-DC/CS pickups and BTS preamp system. Sold to upgrade to my Euro Bolt-On 4 DLX EX "ReBop" Zebrawood-top
    -2003 Yamaha RBX-775 five-string Fretted in Flat Silver & Custom Lined Fretless w/ matching blue fretlines in Flat Blue. Michael Tobias gave me props on the professional-looking/sounding defret and installation of matching Blue inlaid fretlines! :-D
    -2004 Ibanez Prestige RKB-900 with Basslines SPB/SJB-3 "Quarter Pounder" P/J setup in Vintage Sunburst (the 2nd "Regretted Sale")
    -2003 to 2006 Music Man SUB 4 & 5-strings & SUB Sterling 4-string
    -2009 Epiphone Special Run Thunderbird-IV Limited Edition in Silverburst with Mahogany body, Chrome hardware & pickup covers
    -2005 to 2010 Fender Jazz 24 4 & 5-strings with Alder body, Basslines SJB-3 and 5 "Quarter Pounder" Pickups & Duncan Designed 3-Band Active EQ w/ Mid-Cut "Slap Switch". Still own two 4-strings (one Fretted, one Lined Fretless) and the 5 was a Great Deal but a bit too heavy & wide string-spacing for my hands
    2010 Schecter Diamond-P Custom-4 P/Dual Coil (splitable to Single J) 4-string in Vintage White

    Amps:
    -Peavey MAX-110 1x10" Practice Combo
    -Peavey TNT-150 1x15" Gig/Recording Combo used with the above TKO as a "dirty" effects amp

    Effects, Random Randomness:
    Akai Deep Impact Bass Synth (oh, to reverse this sale as well... )
    Boss Bass BE5B multi-effects unit
    Digitech Bass Whammy (this back in a Loop to cut down on the engaged noise factor but I mainly used it for the Octave Up which my Micro POG handles far better, so I'm not weeping about it...)
    Digitech Bass Multi-Chorus
    Digitech DigiDelay
    Electro-Harmonix POG
    Hipshot Ultralite tuners & Bass Xtenders (Various models/types)
    Hipshot "A-Style" Bass Bridges
    Korg DT-10 Tuner (moved to a Korg PitchBlack simply for pedalboard space, but still a fantastic tuner)
    Pedaltrain JR-SC
    Tascam CD-BT1 & 2 Portable CD Bass Trainer
    Yamaha Magicstomp EB multi-effects unit ("Regretted Sale" as I grabbed it while discontinued and should have kept for various odd effects and studio/demo/recording purposes)
    G.A.S. List:
    -Completion of long-awaited "EFX (Effect) Bass" Project: Spector Euro Bolt-On 4 DLX FM fitted w/ Kahler 2400 Forward Saddle Bass Tremolo, Maniac Music Bass Sustainer @ end of fretboard for eBow-esque root & harmonic sustain or notes, harmonics, rhythmic noises and combining w/ Effects, Nordstrand "Bigman 4" (2 Big Singles in a MusicMan-type casing) Bridge Pickup and "Big Single" Neck Pickup if needed with Aguilar OBP-3SK/PP (4-Knob Vol/Vol/Push-Pull Low & High Mids/Stacked Low & High) with Volume 2 Push/Pull Control for Active/Passive & "Std Bass/EFX Bass" switch ("Bowed Cello" tone with Clean Sustainiac, Peter Steele "Chorused Distortion" and pedalboard effects with Overdriven Sustainiac.

    -Speaker Upgrade: two 1x12" for "Coffeehouse/Practice/Small Rig", 4x10"/6x10" & 2x12" for "Rock Rig" w/ Neodymium Speakers for weight savings and tone (G-K or Greenboy Audio "Fearless" Speakers w/ Colored Tolex/Line-X & Brushed Aluminum "Modern Grill"?) or decide on flat-EQ Powered Monitors (QSC K12 molded ABS Cab or Birch Cab KW122)...

    -Custom Mike Lull Basses:
    1) M5 Fretted with Alder Body, Flame Maple Top with "Black Denim Stain (or Red if possible) w/ Thin Blackburst Edge" finish (Suhr's "Charcoal Burst" in Black or Red) & matching headstock, (Baked) Maple Neck, Birdseye Maple Fretboard & Stainless Steel frets, Lull Custom Bassline Jazz Pickups & Aguilar OBP-3SK/PP preamp, Black Hardware including Dunlop Flush-Mounted StrapLoks, Hipshot Ultralite Y-Key Tuners with eXtender Key on B-string, A-style Aluminum-based string-thru-body Bridge with Piezo Saddles and Buffer/Electronics/EQ

    2) M5 Fretless with Alder Body, Flame Maple Top with "Blue Denim Stain w/ Thin Blackburst Edge" finish (Suhr's "Charcoal Burst" but Blue opposed to Black) & matching headstock, (Baked) Maple Neck & Lined Ebony Fingerboard, Lull Custom Bassline Jazz Pickups & Aguilar OBP-3SK/PP preamp, Black Hardware including Dunlop Flush-Mounted StrapLoks, Hipshot Ultralite Y-Key Tuners with eXtender Key on B-string, A-Style Aluminum-based string-thru-body Bridge with Piezo Saddles & Buffer/Electronics/EQ

    3) PJ5-24: "M5" 24-fret P/J Jazz Bass body top-routed with custom Pickguards & Control Plate routed for P or J Neck Pickup, Alder Body and Unfigured Maple Top with "Candy (Apple) Orange" finish & matching headstock. (Baked) Maple Neck, Birdseye Maple Fretboard, Black Acrylic Blocks & Stainless Steel frets, Lull Custom Bassline Precision & Jazz Pickups on pre-loaded quik-connect Pickguards (Black & Silver Pearl) for "P/J" or "J/J" setups & Aguilar OBP-3SK/PP Preamp. Black Hardware including Dunlop Flush-Mounted StrapLoks, Hipshot Ultralite Y-Key Tuners with eXtender Key on B-string, A-style Aluminum-based string-thru-body Bridge with Piezo Saddles and Buffer/Electronics/EQ

    4) JT5-24: "M5" 24-fret Jazz Bass body with Mike Lull T-Bass Pickups, Mahogany or Alder Body w/ Unfigured Maple Top in "Tungsten Metallic w/ Thin Blackburst Edge" finish & matching headstock ("Lull Silverburst" unless "Real Silverburst" available). (Baked) Maple Neck, Birdseye Maple Fretboard, Stainless Steel frets, Lull Custom T-Bass Pickups & Aguilar OBP-3SK/PP Preamp. Black or Chrome Hardware including Dunlop Flush-Mounted StrapLoks, Hipshot Ultralite Y-Key Tuners with eXtender Key on B-string, A-style Aluminum-based string-thru-body Bridge with no piezo

    -Godin A5 (Ultra?): Fretless 5-String Semi-Hollowbody Bass & Tan Soft-Case

    -Fender Basses
    1) Troy Sanders Signature Jaguar P/J Bass in Silverburst w/ matching headstock. Upgrade to Hipshot A-Style Fender Direct-Mount Bridge, Ultralite Tuners & Aguilar OBP-2TK 2-band Active Preamp

    2) Tony Franklin Signature Fretless Precision Bass (Used). Black Alder Body, Maple neck w/ unlined Ebony Fingerboard & side dot position markers. American Series Precision & Tony Franklin Sig. Jazz Pickup. Vintage tuners w/ Hipshot Bass Xtender and 3-way Strat-style Blade Switching between P, J and P/J. Upgrades: Hipshot A-Style Fender Direct-Mount Bridge & Ultralite Tuners, P/J Pickups, Aguilar OBP-2T (Vol/Vol/Stacked Treble-Bass) setup on new Silver Pearloid pickguard

    3) Fender Victor Bailey Signature 4-String Jazz Bass (Used). Downsized body w/ Koa Bookmatched Top & matching headstock, Rosewood Middle and Mahogany Back. 22-fret Rosewood & Maple Neck w/ Abalone dots, 2 Samarium Cobalt Noiseless Pickups w/ Master Volume, Pan Pot and 3-Band Active EQ, Gold-plated Bridge, Hardware & Schaller Dlx Lite tuners
    Influences and Teachers:
    Rick Allen, Michael Anthony, Nick Beggs, Bryan Beller, Frank Bello, Rex Brown, Justin Chancellor, Adam Clayton, Bootsy Collins, Gail Ann-Dorsey, Nathan East, Colin Edwin, Jon Evans, Tony Franklin, Simon Gallup, Tony Gray, Tom Hamilton, Amy Humphrey (of "Clatter"), Mikes Inez & Starr, Eddie Jackson, Mike Keneally, Geddy Lee, Tony Levin times Infinity, Doug Lunn, Sean Malone, Bear McCreary of "Battlestar Gallactica" scoring fame, Justin Meldal-Johnsen, William Murderface, John Myung, Jason Newsted, Benjamin Orr, Pino Palladino, Trent Reznor's live & studio playing & synth bass programming, Troy Sanders, Rick Savage, Billy Sheehan, Daniel Shulman and all the "Garbage" live & studio bassists, Muzz Skillings, Peter Steele, Sting, John Taylor, Pete Trewavas, Roger Waters & Doug Wimbish. And Bryan Beller again, 'cause it can't be said enough. ;-)
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Fiction & Non-fiction writing (read as well as producing) & literature, Good stouts/vodkas/the occasional "Shine", cinema, comedy, Disability Activism, Sci-Fi...

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