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Fuzzbass
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Code monkey

Fuzzbass

P5 with overdrive, Male, from Maryland, between Bawlmer & DC

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Guitar is for the head, drums are for the chest, bass gets you in the groin -- Suzi Quatro Mar 24, 2015

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      Guitar is for the head, drums are for the chest, bass gets you in the groin -- Suzi Quatro
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      Latest GASquisition: Reiner Amplification Studio 1200
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      Got my new Martin Keith Elfin Plus fiver!
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    April 22
    Location:
    Maryland, between Bawlmer & DC
    Occupation:
    Code monkey
    Current Setup:
    Basses:
    Sadowsky P5 (x2)
    Sadowsky custom MM5
    Martin Keith Elfin Plus 5
    Nordstrand custom Nordy "PP5" (dual P)
    Benavente 51-5 (x2)
    Locally built custom Precision 5 string (2015)
    Still waiting on a Darrin Huff Z5 ordered April 2003

    Pedals/boxes:
    Brimstone XD2, Ashdown Lomenzo Hyperdrive, Darkglass B7K, Empress Compressor, Empress Multidrive, Darkglass Vintage Deluxe, VFE Triumvirate, Origin Cali76 G-P, IdiotBox Blower Box, JohnK Foundry, Darkglass B7K Ultra, DSMNoisemaker OmniCabSim, Creation Audio Grizzly Bass, Damnation Audio MBD-1 Tech21 Oxford, Tech21 Leeds, Tech21 SansAmp BDDI
    Voodoo Labs ISO-5 power supply
    Countryman DI

    Amps:
    Reiner Amplification Studio 1200 head -- Best. Amp. Ever!
    Aguilar TH500 head

    Speakers:
    Bergantino NV610, Bergantino HG310 (x2)

    Combos:
    Fender Rumble 100 1x12 (sweet!)
    Fender Bassman 25 1x10 (retired)

    Rack gear (now backup):
    SansAmp RBI, SansAmp RPM, SansAmp VT-RM
    Stewart World 2.1 power amps (x2)

    Misc:
    Dunlop Dual Design Straplocks -- best I've ever used, got 'em on all my basses
    Dunlop Tortex or Ultex picks (when I use 'em)
    Hercules stands
    Mogami cables
    Favorite Genres:
    Playing: nearly every kind of rock, plus Stax/Motown R&B, funk, blues, country, and more
    Listening: pretty much everything
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Nitro Crush (modern/classic hard rock)
    Too Many Daves (Stax/Motown R&B, classic rock, funk, blues)
    Speakeasy (classic rock, R&B)
    Spitfire (classic and modern rock, country, pop, alternative)
    Sub gigs with various other projects
    Once upon a time: http://evacassidy.org/eva/methodactor.htm
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Basses: Fender, Music Man, Modulus, Lull, Warwick, MTD, Spector, Jackson, Charvel, Hamer, many more.

    Amps: Acoustic 150/301, 360/361, 370; vintage Ampeg SVTs, AMP BH-420 and SL-1, Ashly BP41, Alembic F2B and F1X, Read Purity, various Mesa/Boogie, EV, Marshall, Hartke, SWR, Ampeg; Epifani UL115, UL410, UL210; Bergantino HT212, HT310, HT210, HT115, NV115, HT112ERx2, HS210x2, CN112x2, CN210x2; Sadowsky SA410, Ampeg SVP-Pro, SWR Interstellar Overdrive, Rane DC-24 Dynamic Controller, Reiner Amplification "Rock" preamp
    G.A.S. List:
    Darkglass Alpha Omega pedal, Tech21 Q Strip pedal, Reiner Amplification VHF 700 amp, Reiner Amplification speaker cabs, Tech21 dUg 1000 amp
    Influences and Teachers:
    Mostly old-school: John Entwistle, John Paul Jones, John Wetton, Mars Cowling, Joe Macré, James Jamerson, Sir Paul, Jack Bruce, Geezer Butler, Bob Daisley, Geddy Lee, Flea, Bill Laswell. Teachers: Robert Fiester, Mark Houser
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Learning new tunes for my regular bands and various sub gigs. Relaxation time: video games, Netflix
    Jack of many bar bands. Support player, not soloist. Five string basses, mostly Precision-style. Dirt pedals.

    "Guitar is for the head, drums are for the chest, bass gets you right in the groin" -- Suzi Quatro, Rolling Stone, 1975

    Signature

    Ken Fiester
    Nitro Crush: classic and modern hard rock
    Spitfire: classic/modern/alternative rock, modern country, R&B, dance pop
    Too Many Daves: Motown/Stax R&B and classic rock, with Hammond B3 and 5 piece horn section
    Speakeasy: Too Many Daves without the horns