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How about a list of EUB's?

Discussion in 'Electric Upright Basses (EUB's) [DB]' started by tplyons, Feb 28, 2005.


  1. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    How about making a list of EUB manufacturers to sticky? I can never remember more than NS, Kydd and Azola? How about weblinks?
     
  2. paintandsk8

    paintandsk8 Pushin' my soul through the wire...

    May 12, 2003
    West Lafayette, IN
    NS
    BSX
    Azola
    Eminence
    Clevinger
    Carruthers
    Kydd
    Ampeg
    Aria
    Dean
    Ergo
    Zeta
    Framus (warwick)

    Sorry I don't have time to get links at the moment. But i can later.
     
  3. mikjans

    mikjans

    Dec 17, 2003
    Uppsala, Sweden
  4. mattzink

    mattzink

    Jun 21, 2002
    Bloomington, IN
    merchant basses seem pretty cool:
    merchantbass.com
     
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  6. mikjans

    mikjans

    Dec 17, 2003
    Uppsala, Sweden
  7. Fichter basses which can be heard on Frank Zappa's The Yellow Shark.

    Vincent
     
  8. slackdaddy

    slackdaddy

    Mar 1, 2004
    Athens, GA
    Endorsing Artist: David Eden Amplifiers / Rob Wave Custom basses
    There is a great company out of Paducah, KY called Rob Wave Guitars. They Built this upright for me. It has a b-band under the bridge and they also added a magnetic pickup. I love this instrument. Here is a picture of the bass and a picture of Brian Ritchie of the Violent Femmes playing my Rob Wave bass
     

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  9. Sir Wildebeest

    Sir Wildebeest

    Nov 25, 2005
    I play a Yamaha EUB. The model is Yamaha SVB-200. Its nice and I find I enjoy its tone and playability more than the acoustic uprights at my school, but I am VERY VERY far from being an expert on the topic.
     
  10. neonlights

    neonlights

    Jan 9, 2006
    Los angeles
  11. Francois Blais

    Francois Blais Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Québec, Canada
    Nice look!
    There's a mistake in the table listing the features.
    It says the bridge is ebony instead of maple.
    How does the piezo alone sound?
    I've tried a BP100 on a solid-body years ago and it was horrible.
     
  12. Francois Blais

    Francois Blais Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Québec, Canada
  13. modeshapes

    modeshapes

    Oct 17, 2005
    NYC Area
    I am a predominantly electric player who also takes calls on upright, all for jazz or society-oriented work which does not require a bow. I started using a fretless Barker bass a year ago and loved it -- it gets a gorgeous, deep, woody sound that I actually like a lot better than my double bass's sound.
    Technically it is way easier to play because of the electric (34") scale, and the maintenance is identical to that of any other electric bass. I use tapewound strings on it. This bass cannot be bowed but that was not a big issue for me.
    Aesthetically speaking, it's the easiest on the eyes of any EUB I have ever encoutered. I get nothing but great feedback on the look and the sound everywhere I take this bass.
    For more info, check out the Barker Bass forum right here on TB under "Sponsored Forums."
    The review at the EUB database:
    http://dvoi.com/proj/eubdb/ld/-/1051336057/0/6/0/0/0/b/0/#a1051336057
    also,
    http://www.barkerbass.com
    http://www.andrewpfaff.com/gear.htm
     
  14. neonlights

    neonlights

    Jan 9, 2006
    Los angeles
    i just recieved my atelier z cub. im extremely impressed by the quality and sound. even unplugged you can clearly hear each note. it feels really nice and came in perfect tune.