8 string fretless

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by VoodooChile, Nov 22, 2001.

  1. Has anyone heard of/seen/played an 8 string fretless? i'm talking about the 4 doubled not the 8 string monster john turner has. What did it sound like?
  2. coyoteboy

    coyoteboy easy there, Ned Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2000
    Sactomato, CA
    Thsough I haven't touched a fretless one, IMO, the only fretless 8 you should consider is the Zon 8. There is one pictured on the website with a mango top and a Special pickup configuration. Not only is the Zon 8 a great 8, they are known for their fretless basses. Definately an interesting isntrument.
  3. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    Mark Egan plays a lot of fretless 8 string. It might be worth it for you to go check out some of his music to hear it.
  4. You can do it with Warmoth. No problem.