Fretted/Not Fretted/Fretted

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by rickbass, Jun 21, 2004.

  1. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    This is a new one on me. The concept is -

    "Low B and E strings are on fingerboard with frets and it is possible to play them hard like on any other fret bass. They have firm and precisely pitched tone. Middle A , D and G strings are without frets. These three strings are being mostly used on fretless instruments for their soft, sliding or vibrating sound with trombone character. So in combination with low B , E strings you are able to play firm bass line with the tenor melodies. Last two strings – C and F are with frets again. They simulate sound of the guitar."


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  2. frederic b. hodshon

    frederic b. hodshon Supporting Member

    May 10, 2000
    Lake Forest, CA

    i like the asymptotic pitch ripple on the body between the pickups.

    very quark!

  3. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Knowing you, Fred, I figured you already had one! :D