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A Cinderella story, Male, from Texas

Is this where I left my keys? Jul 16, 2015

BioDriver was last seen:
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    1. BioDriver
      Is this where I left my keys?
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  • About

    Current Setup:
    J bass with Aguilar SC and OBP-1

    Ampeg B100 (mic'd)

    FuzzHugger(fx) Bass Bloom fuzz
    TC Electronic Nova Repeater

    DR Strings: Nickel Lo-Riders and Legend fretless

    Recording: Focusrite 2i2 into a Macbook Pro
    Favorite Genres:
    Rock, funk, jazz, classical, electronica
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Ninjas kidnapped my family. Need gigs for karate lessons.

    Former bands/ensembles: The Houston Playhouse (house bassist), University of Oklahoma symphony, Little Haus (dub/jazz trio), Pink Cadillac (hard rock revival), Daniel Christian quintet
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Yamaha RBX260 (with EMG PJs) (sold for the Ibby)
    Ibanez SR885 (with Basslines pups/EQ) (Didn't like the neck)
    Fender Hot Rod P Bass (lost in fire)
    Fender P Bass Lyte (traded for Spector)
    Spector Legend 4 (sold for PT costs)
    Fender Am. Std. J Bass (sold for the Thumb)
    Yahmaha TRB5-II (too scooped)
    Warwick Corvette fretless (too heavy)
    Warwick Streamer LX Redwood (not my sound)
    Warwick Thumb BO (I'm an idiot who doesn't know a good thing until it's gone)

    Fender Rumble 15 (died)
    Carvin Pro Bass 200 (Fire)
    Ampeg B115 (Upgraded to GK)
    Gallien-Krueger 700RB (Wanted tubes)
    Genz-Benz Streamliner 600 (Car repairs)
    SWR Goliath JR (pre-Fender) (Car repairs)

    Boss CEB-3 chorus (Fire)
    Dunlop 105-Q bass wah (Fire)
    Frantone Lo-Tone bass fuzz (Fire - pain in the backside finding a replacement)
    MXR M108 10-band EQ (Fire)
    Electro-Harmonix Bass Blogger (DO NOT BUY THIS POS)
    Electronix Messdrive fuzz (not my sound)
    Fuzzrocious The Walking Delay (died)
    Moog MF-102 Ring Mod (car repair)
    Electro-Harmonix microPOG (POG2 replaced it)
    Tech21 SansAmp bass drive (ignorantly traded for BassDrive)
    DOD FX72 bass flanger (car repair)
    Electro-Harmonix POG2 (downgraded for MXR BOD - I miss the POG2!)
    Fuzzrocious Munch the Muffin (triangle Muff d(x)) (trade for Musket)
    Fulltone Bass Drive MOSFET (sounded like poop)
    Source Audio Multiwave bass distortion (too digital)
    Blackout Effectors Musket (didn't cut enough)
    Moskova Count Bassy (tube OD) (didn't need it)
    Subdecay Echobox (wanted more flexibility)
    Way Huge Pork Loin (didn't need it)
    Maxon CP-9 Pro+ phaser (replaced by the Pigtronix EP-2)
    3 Leaf Audio Groove Regulator (replaced by the EP-2)
    MXR Bass Octave Deluxe (sold to get the Moog LPF)
    Pigtronix EP-2 (sold to get the Moog LPF)
    Strymon Timeline (Was like fishing with a nuke)
    Earthquaker Devices Disaster Transport (wanted tap tempo)
    T-Rex Fuel Tank Jr (needed more powah)
    Moog MF-101 Low Pass Filter (Too big and annoying power requirements)
    Korg Pitchblack (stopped playing for a while)
    MXR M87 Bass Compressor (stopped playing for a while)
    Iron Ether Subterranea (Didn't dig it)
    Iron Ether Xerograph Deluxe (Entire envelope > LPF)

    Thompson Plywood Hybrid RM-200 3/4 (rental bass I used through high school)
    Pollmann Maggini 5/8 (bass I used while playing for the OU symphony, had to give it back when I graduated)
    G.A.S. List:
    AKA Overhaul Plan (once I have money)

    Nicer/less banged up J bass
    P bass
    Fretless J

    Eden WT550
    Avatar B2126 Deltalite II or Eden 410

    Cioks DC8
    TC Electronic Polytune 3
    Empress compressor
    3 Leaf Audio Wonderlove
    3 Leaf Audio Octabvre
    Earthquaker Devices The Depths
    Boss RC-3

    An upright bass + German bow
    Influences and Teachers:
    Reason I started playing:
    Flea, John Entwistle, Geddy Lee, Jaco, P-Nut

    Other people I look to for inspiration:
    BG: Nathan East, Tony Grey, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Chris Wood, Mic Todd, Stefan Lessard, Roscoe Beck
    DB: Peter Washington, Stanley Clarke, Charles Mingus

    Other musicians:
    Billy Gibbons, Cedric and Omar, Duane Allman, Eric Johnson, SRV, Chick Corea, Hiromi

    David Klingensmith, Dr. Michael Alexander
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Golf, gym, cooking, rugby, SCUBA diving
    I drink more coffee than your neighborhood combined.
    Not currently gigging or recording, just noodling
    Formerly soonermatt