mark beem
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mark beem

Male, 47, from New Hope, Alabama

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I'm a Blackstar. Jan 11, 2016

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      I'm a Blackstar.
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      So many basses, so little money....
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      Low expectations mean everyone's happy!
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      I'm in a new band called 1023MB. We haven’t had any gigs yet though.
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      Another Valenti in the planning phase!
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      S = k log W
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      Hopeless G.A.S. victim!
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      Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication
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      In Valenti heaven right now!!
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      Eagerly awaiting the arrival of my Valenti 55P 5 string!
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      Swapping out the stock electronics in my 55-01 with Bartolini MK5CBC & NTMB pre.
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      Today's word is "Chordature". Don't be scared away by upper structures in chordature. You've really been doing these voicings for a while.
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      Shameless gear vulture
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      Needs more lessons..
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      Selling US Peavey Millennium 5 Plus
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      Selling Spector Rex 5 Holo. $625 shipped to lower 48
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      Selling Spector Rex 5 Holo. $635 shipped to lower 48
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Dec 22, 1968 (Age: 47)
    Home Page:
    http://thornmoon.blogspot.com/
    Location:
    New Hope, Alabama
    Occupation:
    Telecommunications
    Current Setup:
    Basses:
    Mike Lull M5V
    Lakland Skyline 55-64 (maple fb)
    Lakland Skyline 55-64 (rosewood fb)
    Lakland Skyline 55-60
    Lakland 55-01 Deluxe
    Valenti VTP5 '55 P
    Fender '63 American Vintage Precision Bass
    Cincity Customs Fender "Pino" Precision Custom
    Music Man Sterling 5

    Electric Guitars:
    PRS SE Santana
    PRS SE Singlecut

    Amps & Cabs:
    Carvin BX1600
    Carvin BX500
    Carvin BX250
    Carvin DCM1000L
    Crown XLS1000
    A-Designs REDDI
    Greenboy Audio fEARless f112
    Markbass CMD 151P Jeff Berlin Signature Combo Amp
    Markbass New York 151 Extension Cab
    Tech21 VT Bass (rackmount)
    BBE B-Max Bass Preamp
    Eden USM-EX112 Cab
    EarCandy Sovereign 1x12 Cab
    Line 6 LowDown Studio 110
    Carvin BX250 + Peavey Delta 210 TX

    Effects:
    Peterson VSS‑C Strobotuner Stomp Classic
    TC Electronic Polytune
    Pigtronix Philosopher Bass Compressor
    MXR M-80 Bass DI +
    EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Distortion/Compressor Pedal
    Aguilar Tone Hammer
    BBE Sonic Stomp
    BBE VariComp Compressor
    Tech 21 Sansamp Bass Driver DI
    Digitech Bass Multi Chorus
    Digitech DigiVerb

    Misc. Gear:
    DR Strings PB5-45 Pure Blues or Black Beauties 45 ~ 125 roundwound nickels on all basses
    Rattlesnake Cable Company cables
    GruvGear / Mono / Protec hybrid cases
    Pedaltrain pedalboards
    Planet Waves straps
    Favorite Genres:
    Prog, rock, jazz, fusion, new age, experimental, metal, world music
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    "Green Star Relief Station" - Progressive Rock
    Marty Williams and the Ain't Half Bad Band - Country / Rock
    "Transcendant" - Melodic Metal
    Studio work - SMC Studios
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Lots of stuff!
    G.A.S. List:
    Basses:
    Valenti S24FJ6 - 6 string, Ash/Maple, 35" scale, Greenburst finish
    Valenti VPT5 - 5 string, Ash/Maple, 35" scale, Mary Kay finish
    Valenti SMJ5 - 5 string, Ash/Maple, 35" scale, Tobacco Burst
    Lull P/J 5 - 5 string, Ash/Maple, 35" scale, Black with red tort pg
    T. Shepard 5 string Jazz Style, Ash/Maple, 35" scale, Seafoam Green
    Warwick Rockbass Star Bass 5 string in Daphne Blue
    Fender CS Pino Palladino signature


    Amps/Cabs
    Another Greenboy Audio fEARless f112
    Greenboy Audio fEARless f115
    Influences and Teachers:
    Anthony Jackson, Geddy Lee, Sting, Ross Valory, Tony Levin, Lee Sklar, Roger Waters, Gene Simmons, Mick Karn, Guy Pratt, Chris Squire, Steve Harris, Dave LaRue, Bob Daisley, Eddie Jackson, Jeroen Paul Thesseling
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Biking, hiking, kayaking, fishing, classic movies, Old school video games
    • Born and raised in New Hope, Alabama.
    • Graduated High School and College with Honors
    • Earned a degree in Electronic & Mechanical Drafting and Design
    • U.S. Navy Veteran
    • Served as an Electronics Technician aboard the U.S.S. Eisenhower
    • Currently employed as a Telecommunication Engineer / Technician tasked to install/maintain & support MetaSwitch softswitch equipment, Calix Fiber transport & propagation equipment along with legacy Seimens & Fujitsu equipment.

    Soundcloud: Thornmoon's profile - Hear the world’s sounds



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