Mystic Michael
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Mystic Michael

Hip No Ties, Male, from New York, NY

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    January 6
    Location:
    New York, NY
    Current Setup:
    BASS GUITARS
    Carvin B25S (Bromberg) - fretted
    Carvin B25PF (Bromberg) - fretless
    Carvin Icon 5 - fretted
    Carvin Icon 5F - fretless
    Carvin SB5000 - fretted
    Carvin LB75 - fretted
    Carvin LB70 - fretted
    Carvin LB70F - fretless

    BASS AMPS
    Euphonic Audio iAmp Pro amp head
    Gallien Krueger 700RB-II amp head
    Eden Nemesis RS700 amp head
    Gallien Krueger MB800 amp head
    Gallien Krueger MB500 amp head

    BASS CABINETS
    Acme Sound Low B-112 Full Range 1x12 cabs (8 ohms)
    AudioKinesis ThunderChild 1x12 cab (4 ohms)

    BASS EFFECTS
    Aguilar TLC compressor
    Aphex Bass Xciter
    ART Bass Command Center multi-effects processor
    Diamond BCP-1 compressor
    Dunlop 105Q Crybaby bass wah pedal
    EBS MultiDrive
    EBS UniChorus
    EBS Bass IQ
    EBS OctaBass
    SFX Sound micro-Thumpinator (2)
    Zoom MS-60B multi effects pedal
    Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI

    VOCAL EFFECTS
    TC Helicon VoiceTone Create XT vocal effects processor
    TC Helicon VoiceTone Synth vocal effects processor
    TC Helicon Switch-3

    MICROPHONES
    Shure SM58
    Shure SM57 (4)
    Sennheiser e835 (3)
    AKG D112
    Audio Technica AT2020

    ACCESSORIES/MISCELLANEOUS
    Phil Jones Bass Buddy
    Novation Launchpad Controller for Ableton Live
    Korg BT2 tuner
    Bayou Audio heavy-duty custom Speakon cables (4)
    HAVE, Inc. heavy-duty custom Speakon cables (4)
    Bayou Audio instrument cables (3)
    HAVE, Inc. instrument cables (12)
    Carvin speaker cables
    Carvin 13-pin 20-foot MIDI cables (6)
    CBI 5-pin 20-foot MIDI cables (6)
    SKB 3-space shallow X rack
    SKB 2-space regular rack (4)
    Pedaltrain 2 pedalboard
    Pedaltrain Junior pedalboard
    DR stainless steel Lo-Riders strings
    DR Fatbeams strings
    DR Hi-Beams strings
    D'Addario ProSteels strings

    AFTERMARKET COMPONENTS
    SGD Series 3 Neo wide-aperture humbuckers (2 sets)
    Custom SGD Sidewinders (2 sets)
    Custom Nordstrand Dual Coil humbuckers (wired in parallel) (1 set)
    Delano JMVC 5 FE humbuckers (1 set)
    DiMarzio Ultra Jazz humbuckers (1 set)
    DiMarzio Model J humbuckers (1 set)
    Audere 4-band onboard preamp with Z-mode switch (2)
    Audere Classic 4-band onboard preamp (2)
    Audere JZ6D-VB-3B Jazz plate onboard preamp
    Aguilar OBP-3 3-band onboard preamp (2)
    Bartolini NTMB 3-band onboard preamp (1)
    GraphTech Acousti-phonic piezoelectric transducer (2)

    GUITARS
    Carvin DC127C
    Carvin DC135C
    Carvin SH65
    Carvin CT424M

    KEYBOARDS
    Roland RD-700NX digital stage piano / MIDI controller
    Roland XP-80 workstation/synthesizer

    ELECTRONIC PERCUSSION
    Roland HPD-15 digital hand percussion controller
    Roland Octapad SPD-30 digital percussion pad

    ACOUSTIC PERCUSSION
    tambourines
    cowbells
    shakers
    claves
    bongos
    doumbeks

    OTHER AMPS/CABS/MONITORS
    Traynor K4 keyboard stereo combo amp
    Line 6 Spider IV 120 guitar stereo combo amp
    Roland PM-10 V-Drum monitor/amplifier
    Carvin V3M micro guitar amp head
    Carvin TS100 100-watt stereo tube amp

    RECORDING GEAR
    Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56 Firewire Audio Interface
    PreSonus FireStudio Mobile Portable Audio Interface
    MOTU MIDI Express XT USB MIDI Interface
    MOTO Micro Lite Mobile USB MIDI Interface
    Mackie Onyx 2x2 USB Audio Interface
    Avalon U5 DI
    Radial JDI Passive Direct Box
    Radial JDI Duplex Stereo Passive Direct Box
    Hughes & Kettner Red Box Classic DI
    DBX DB12 Active DI Box
    Favorite Genres:
    contemporary experimental rock, neo-psychedelic rock, post-rock, ambient/electronic/groove/trance, avant garde, fusion
    Previously Owned Gear:
    1992 Carvin LB70 fretted stereo bass
    1966 Fender Precision bass
    1979 Rickenbacker 4001 bass
    1978 Gibson RD Artist bass
    Fretless '70s Fender Precision Bass
    '70s Fender Jazz Bass
    Gallien Krueger Neo 112-II cabinets (2)
    Eden Nemesis NC210 combo amp
    Carvin RSP stereo rackmount bass preamp
    1996 Eden Nemesis NC410 combo amp
    1977 Carvin SC2000 125-watt solid-state head
    1977 Carvin TR1000 2x15 cabinet
    Peavey TNT100 bass combo amp
    Hartke HyDrive HX112 cabinet
    Delano Sonar 3-band 3 MS/E onboard preamp
    SKB 2-space & 3-space shallow X racks
    SKB PS-45 powered pedalboard
    G.A.S. List:
    BASS GUITARS
    Peavey TL5 (2nd Gen) - fretted
    Peavey B-Quad 5 - fretless
    Carvin LB75
    Carvin AC50F fretless five-string electric/acoustic
    Spector Euro 5LX custom 34-inch scale NT
    EBMM Bongo Stealth 5 HH fretted
    EBMM Bongo Stealth 5 H + piezo fretless
    Warwick Thumb custom fretless five-string NT
    MTD 534-24 NT fretted five-string
    Walnut Fender Precision Special

    BASS AMPS & SOUND REPRODUCTION GEAR
    Mesa Boogie Bass Strategy amp head
    Carvin B2000 amp head
    Ashdown ABM 1000 amp head
    Peavey MiniMega amp head
    Gallien Krueger MB Fusion 800 amp head
    JamHub TourBus
    Lexicon Jam Man 32-bit sequencer/digital delay
    Aphex Aural Exciter w/Optical Big Bottom
    TC Electronic Ditto Looper
    Xotic SP compressor
    Empress ParaEQ pedal
    Aguilar Octamizer
    FDeck Series III high-pass filter
    one-space rackmount parametric equalizer
    one-space rackmount optical compressor
    Sennheiser MD 421 II dynamic cardioid microphones
    Electro Voice RE20 dynamic cardioid microphones
    Monster PowerCenter PRO 1000 surge protector

    GUITARS
    Parker Fly Deluxe MIDI guitar
    Brian Moore i1P.13 iGuitar

    KEYBOARDS
    Alesis Ion virtual analog synthesizer
    Clavia Nord Lead 3 virtual analog synthesizer
    Oberheim OB12 virtual analog synthesizer

    OTHER INSTRUMENTS
    Chapman reciprocally tuned 10-string Stick Bass
    Chapman 8-string Stick Bass
    NS Design 5-string electric upright bass
    Influences and Teachers:
    Chris Squire
    Paul McCartney
    Jack Bruce
    John Entwistle
    Greg Lake
    Michael Rutherford
    John Lodge
    Peter Cetera
    Jon Camp
    Bruce Thomas
    Paul Denman
    Mick Karn
    Mark King
    Michael Manring
    Jaco Pastorius
    Tony Levin
    Jonas Hellborg
    Doug Wimbish
    Ralphe Armstrong
    Andy West
    Bill Laswell
    Patrick O'Hearn
    Colin Edwin
    Gary Thain
    Nathan East
    Dave LaRue
    Trey Gunn
    Hobbies and Interests:
    mystical poetry, analytic philosophy, international travel and cultural experience
    Apprentice revelator, seeker of the sublime. I am a musician, writer/poet, metaphysical theorist, and explorer of abstract being. I am independent, iconoclastic, intuitive, impressionistic, intellectual and intense. I am an INTP.

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    AIM:
    Michael V Kniat
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    MysticMichael

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    Carvin basses / Audere preamps / Eden & GK amps / Acme & Audiokinesis cabs / Aguilar, EBS, SFX, TECH 21 & ZOOM effects / DR strings