Ryan in PDX's Recent Activity

  1. Ryan in PDX replied to the thread The "Tour" T-shirt.

    In the mid 90s, my dad's band (all dads) sold their tapes as merch. Not their own recordings, just oddball stuff from their personal...

    Dec 5, 2022 at 10:30 PM
  2. Ryan in PDX replied to the thread My Pedals - Need Pedalboard and Power.

    If you were playing ampless or always on a mystery backline, a preamp makes total sense, but I try to keep a simple/minimal philosophy...

    Dec 5, 2022 at 10:15 PM
  3. Ryan in PDX liked RASHOSS's post in the thread My Pedals - Need Pedalboard and Power.

    I greatly appreciate your comments. I think I will absolutely start with the HPF/LPF and take it from there. Your experience in the...

    Dec 5, 2022 at 10:03 PM
  4. Ryan in PDX replied to the thread Advice - Paranormal for a beginner?.

    Jazz basses are scooped with both pickups fully on. Favoring one or the other is a mid bump. I have played hard rock, classic rock, pop...

    Dec 5, 2022 at 10:02 PM
  5. Ryan in PDX liked TheArchitect's post in the thread Advice - Paranormal for a beginner?.

    You may want to consider some of the deals ProAudioStar is offering on their site and on Reverb right now on a variety of Squiers. A lot...

    Dec 5, 2022 at 7:50 PM
  6. Ryan in PDX replied to the thread My Pedals - Need Pedalboard and Power.

    If you love your amp and cab, I don't see a reason to add a preamp. The GenzBenz rigs I've heard and played through have all been very...

    Dec 5, 2022 at 6:58 PM
  7. Ryan in PDX liked ~M.o.M~'s post in the thread The Fifths Tuning Club.

    Circle K Strings has singles that do the job great. I'm currently using .124 .082 .055 .035 (36.9 37.2 37.7 36.1 lbs of tension per...

    Dec 5, 2022 at 5:00 PM
  8. Ryan in PDX replied to the thread My Pedals - Need Pedalboard and Power.

    I've played in a few ska/rocksteady/reggae bands. For those bands, I have never used more than a tuner, and today I would probably only...

    Dec 5, 2022 at 4:26 PM
  9. Ryan in PDX replied to the thread Another Mode to Learn! The Goblin.

    "Goblin Mode?" Back in my day, we just used "Orco."

    Dec 5, 2022 at 2:38 PM
  10. Ryan in PDX liked bassically_eli's post in the thread Red Eye Preamp.

    I think @Chris Fitzgerald should hold on to the Red-Eye for another gig. I for one would like to hear more of his thoughts. How it plays...

    Dec 1, 2022 at 11:19 PM
  11. Ryan in PDX replied to the thread 2022 Spirocore Challenge.

    I've had very few public double bass excursions this year, but recently participated in a workshop. I had the least experience as a...

    Dec 1, 2022 at 11:16 PM
  12. Ryan in PDX liked abaguer's post in the thread 2022 Spirocore Challenge.

    I"ve been out because i don't have spiros on my classical bass and have done gigs with it this year but I've had full set spiro 42s on...

    Dec 1, 2022 at 10:07 PM
  13. Ryan in PDX replied to the thread Precision Pickup Paired With TI Flats.

    I should hope so, given that they're made in Austria! In all seriousness: the Lollar standard is the one I'm most curious about for...

    Dec 1, 2022 at 4:58 PM
  14. Ryan in PDX liked Bruce Calin's post in the thread Red Eye Preamp.

    I'm playing this weekend with a leader who is much more picky than most about the sound of each instrument out front and the band as a...

    Dec 1, 2022 at 4:09 PM
  15. Ryan in PDX liked Chris Fitzgerald's post in the thread Red Eye Preamp.

    Not at all! I was just reporting on what worked best with what I had on hand last night. I was happy to be able to do the test with my...

    Dec 1, 2022 at 4:08 PM