Is this a Stick?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by geshel, Oct 19, 2005.

  1. geshel


    Oct 2, 2001
    Does it sound like the bass in this recording is a Chapman Stick?

    Sounds a lot like one to me, but maybe something's different. . .
  2. RhythmBassist01


    Aug 31, 2005
    I can hear something @ 20 seconds into the piece. Sounds like the person looped the track.

    As far as being a stick, it's hard to tell now-a-days. It sounds similar to demo's at the chapman stick website.
  3. geshel


    Oct 2, 2001
    Yep, it's looped one time.

    Is it a trick question if I already know the answer? :D
  4. geshel


    Oct 2, 2001
    Well, I'd hoped to get more bites. It's a trick question, because the answer is: No, it's my new bass!

    The neck pickup on my latest Hanewinckel is in roughly the same position, and has about the same width, as the stock Stick pickup.
  5. Ian Perge

    Ian Perge Supporting Member

    May 11, 2001
    Evansville, Indiana
    Well, I didn't read the last post before I came up with my answer, so can I play? ;)

    "No, it's not a Stick. The low-end is fairly comparable, but the high-end is somewhat muted as opposed to the treble side of a Stick - it still sounds like a bass played high."