Koshchei's Recent Activity

  1. Koshchei replied to the thread NBD - Kinda bass guitar (viol).

    Sadly, I don't have the apparatus to record it faithfully! But, for those who don't know how a viol sounds (up here in Canada, there...

    May 22, 2024 at 8:59 AM
  2. Koshchei posted a new thread.

    NBD - Kinda bass guitar (viol)

    Just picked up this guy. It's a Lu-Mi Meares bass viol. Sounds and plays magnificently. It's constructed of spruce and sycamore...

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    Forum: Basses [BG]

    May 22, 2024 at 8:21 AM
  3. Koshchei liked 5StringBlues's post in the thread Nbd Epiphone Japan.

    Very curious to the sound of this bass, given the choice of pickups

    May 18, 2024 at 10:27 AM
  4. Koshchei replied to the thread Mesa amp…….do it?.

    Two simple questions: 1) Can you afford it? 2) Do you actually have a use for it? If both are true, go for it. If not, spending a...

    May 18, 2024 at 10:19 AM
  5. Koshchei liked basmansam's post in the thread The Rickenbacker Club Part Twelve.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] You guys and gals see the 4004 walnut body with the trapezoid pickups, 4 strings, Maple fingerboard, jazz bass pick up...

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  6. Koshchei replied to the thread How to respectfully turn down free drinks.

    If you want to subordinate yourself to the venue as "the entertainment" in the same way that your dysfunctional band's endless drama is...

    May 16, 2024 at 5:14 PM
  7. Koshchei liked DrThumpenstein's post in the thread Tip the sound tech?.

    No, not really. We get the price beforehand, which they set and we pay in full at the gig. For most business/professional arrangements,...

    May 16, 2024 at 7:59 AM
  8. Koshchei replied to the thread How to respectfully turn down free drinks.

    No, the band works for the audience, and I work for the band. The bar benefits by having the audience show up. The band makes that...

    May 16, 2024 at 4:34 AM
  9. Koshchei liked smurfco's post in the thread How to respectfully turn down free drinks.

    Well I admire your dedication to keeping your artistic integrity intact.

    May 16, 2024 at 4:32 AM
  10. Koshchei replied to the thread How to respectfully turn down free drinks.

    I gig plenty. I don't waitress though. They hire us to attract people. If they can't sell beer, that's on them.

    May 15, 2024
  11. Koshchei replied to the thread How to respectfully turn down free drinks.

    You don't work for the bar and are not a glorified beer salesman. If your fans want to spend some money to memorialize the night, sell...

    May 15, 2024
  12. Koshchei liked StyleOverShow's post in the thread How to respectfully turn down free drinks.

    Sorry man, I don’t drink anymore but thank you.

    May 15, 2024
  13. Koshchei replied to the thread Complaint: bad service from Guild Guitars.

    It's just 1/4" mild steel rod. You can get it anywhere.

    May 15, 2024