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mark beem
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New Hope, Alabama
Occupation:
Telecommunications

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mark beem

Male, 46, from New Hope, Alabama

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I'm in a new band called 1023MB. We haven’t had any gigs yet though. Apr 21, 2015

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Viewing thread For the first time, I'm actually satisfied (NBD), May 23, 2015 at 11:02 AM
    1. mark beem
      mark beem
      I'm in a new band called 1023MB. We haven’t had any gigs yet though.
    2. mark beem
      mark beem
      Another Valenti in the planning phase!
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      mark beem
      S = k log W
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      mark beem
      Hopeless G.A.S. victim!
    5. mark beem
      mark beem
      Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication
    6. mark beem
      mark beem
      In Valenti heaven right now!!
    7. mark beem
      mark beem
      Eagerly awaiting the arrival of my Valenti 55P 5 string!
    8. mark beem
      mark beem
      Swapping out the stock electronics in my 55-01 with Bartolini MK5CBC & NTMB pre.
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      mark beem
      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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      mark beem
      Shameless gear vulture
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      mark beem
      Needs more lessons..
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      mark beem
      Selling US Peavey Millennium 5 Plus
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      mark beem
      Selling Spector Rex 5 Holo. $625 shipped to lower 48
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      mark beem
      Selling Spector Rex 5 Holo. $635 shipped to lower 48
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Dec 22, 1968 (Age: 46)
    Home Page:
    http://thornmoon.blogspot.com/
    Location:
    New Hope, Alabama
    Occupation:
    Telecommunications
    Current Setup:
    Basses:
    Mike Lull M5V
    ESP LTD B205SM FL
    Lakland Skyline 55-64
    Lakland Skyline 55-60
    Peavey Millennium 5
    Lakland 55-01 Deluxe
    Valenti VTP5 '55 P
    Fender '63 American Vintage Precision Bass
    Ibanez SR5BBLTD
    Fender Road Worn '60s Jazz in Fiesta Red

    Electrics
    PRS SE Santana
    PRS SE Singlecut

    Amps & Cabs
    Carvin BX1600
    Greenboy Audio fEARless f112
    Markbass CMD 151P Jeff Berlin Signature Combo Amp
    Markbass New York 151 Extension Cab
    BBE B-Max Bass Preamp
    Line 6 LowDown Studio 110
    Carvin BX250 + Peavey Delta 210 TX

    Effects
    TC Electronic Polytune
    Pigtronics Philosopher Bass Compressor
    MXR M-80 Bass DI +
    BBE Sonic Stomp
    Tech 21 Sansamp Bass Driver DI
    Digitech Bass Multi Chorus

    Dunlop nickel roundwound Medium Strings on all basses
    Favorite Genres:
    Prog, rock, jazz, fusion, new age, experimental, metal, world music
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    "Stompbox" - Covers / Party Rock, "Transcendant" - Melodic Metal, Studio work SMC Studios, "Lychesis" (Prog/Metal)
    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


    Amps/Cabs
    Carvin B1000
    Greenboy Audio Bassic 15
    Carvin HD3000 Power Amp
    Influences and Teachers:
    Anthony Jackson, Geddy Lee, Sting, Ross Valory, Tony Levin, Gene Simmons, Mick Karn, Chris Squire, Steve Harris, Dave LaRue, Bob Daisley, Eddie Jackson, Dominic "Forest" Lapointe, Steve DiGiorgio, 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