cirrus BXP on the gig -- action shots!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by robb., Jul 27, 2004.

  1. i played a gig last saturday, my first with the new cirrus BXP. i love it. i'm not wearing a peavey shirt, though. it's from a band called papa vegas. i miss them. they were great.

  2. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Sorry I missed that man, I got to get over there to one of your gigs before college kicks back up.
  3. Papersen

    Papersen Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2002
    Now the obvious question:

    How does it sound compared to the Cirrus USA ?
  4. hondo8671


    Apr 22, 2004

    second that!! :bassist:

    peavey cirrus 5
    cort carbow 5
    dean Q6
  5. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND

    Hey, I wanna know too. Fill us in!!! :confused:
  6. wow. it's been a while since i've played a USA cirrus, so maybe i should wait until i can get my hands on one. this bass sounds pretty bright, but still warm and articulate.

    it's quite versatile. i can get a great, cutting funk fingerstyle tone by boosting the bass a little and rolling over to the bridge pickup. i also like to get a thick, P tone by rolling to the neck pickup and cutting highs and high mids. don't cut the high mids for a nice, grinding pick tone.

    i haven't ever sounded unlike what i want to in rehearsal or on the gig this weekend. on the other hand, sometimes i didn't have the right, cutting tone from my plywood P bass.

    overall i like it, but i'll try to play a USA cirrus for comparison.