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Frat-Pack Sympathizer, Male, from Capital District of NY State, USA
Still learning. Mar 8, 2021
- Bassist4Eris was last seen:
- Apr 16, 2021 at 9:13 PM
- Home Page:
- Capital District of NY State, USA
- office worker
- Current Setup:
Main bass: Carvin LB76W.
Pedalboard: TC Polytune2, Digitech Bass Synth Wah (mainly as an octaver), Boss line selector, Way Huge Green Rhino (mk II) OD, Stomp Under Foot Civil Unrest fuzz, EHX QBalls autowah, EHX Bass Clone chorus, Source Audio Orbital Modulator (as a phaser only), Markbass Compressore, MXR Bass Pre, Pedaltrain 2, Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+.
Main amp: Carvin BX500 head on a pair of Carvin BRX10.2s (2x10s).
Other basses: Carvin LB76, Carvin BK40A, Rickenbacker 4003, Fender Precision (MIJ), defretted Aria Pro II Cat, Schecter Stiletto Studio 8, Epiphone EBM-5.
Other pedals: Boss OC-2 octave, Boss AW-3 autowah, Boss ME-50B bass multi, Boss CEB-3 bass chorus, Boss SYB-5 bass synth, MXR Stereo Chorus, Arion Bass Chorus, Source Audio Soundblox Bass Envelope Filter, Source Audio Multiwave Bass Distortion, Voodoo Lab Sparkle Drive, EHX Nano POG, EHX Glove OD, Big Game Bedlam OD, Saturnworks Order Swapper, Peterson Strobo Stomp, Radial Bassbone, EHX Switchblade, EHX Switchblade Plus, Boss DD-8 delay.
Other bass amps: GK MB115 combo, GK 400RB head (2 of them).
Electric guitars: Squier Surf Strat, Epiphone Les Paul
Acoustic guitar: Ovation Celebrity Deluxe
Guitar amp: Vox VT20X.
Keyboard: Casio WK-200.
- Favorite Genres:
- Jazzy stuff, funky stuff, bluesy stuff, heavy stuff, weird stuff.
- Gigs and Ensembles:
- Uneven Steven (original jazz-funk) and lots of experimental recording projects.
- Previously Owned Gear:
Basses: Aria Pro II XRB Series, Fender Jazz V (MIM), Ibanez BL-800 Blazer P-Bass.
Bass amps: Carvin Pro Bass 500 head.
Bass cabs: Carvin V410T (4x10), Carvin V118 (1x18)
Pedals: MXR Bass Distortion, MXR Flanger, MXR Bass Envelope Filter, Wounded Paw Expression Blender, EHX Micro Q-Tron, EHX Bass Big Muff Pi, EHX Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi, Fulltone OCD, Zoom 506 multi, Pigtronix Envelope Phaser, DOD FX56 American Metal distortion, Yamaha CO-100 compressor, Dunlop Bass Cry Baby Wah, Homebrew Electronics Hematoma overdrive.
Guitars: Hondo Deluxe Series 766 flying V, Westone (I forget the model).
Guitar amps: Peavey Pacer
- G.A.S. List:
- Kiesel Osiris 6. GK 2001RB head. Mutron Mictro-Tron III. Better pickups for my Squier Strat.
- Influences and Teachers:
- Zappa, Zorn, and Miles. Not bass players, but they're my biggest inspirations.
- Hobbies and Interests:
- Cooking, camping, bicycling, books, films, occultism, spirituality.
- Available for Instruction?:
- Bass Guitar Instruction
I started in punk and metal, but mostly play funk fusion now. I play a little guitar too. I play for artistic rather than commercial reasons. I take it far more seriously than a mere hobby, but I don't do it for a living.
- Teaching Credentials:
- Playing since 1989, gigging since 1994. Not actively seeking students, but willing to share what I've learned if someone is really interested.
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