Its all a question of cool

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by basstastic, Oct 8, 2001.

  1. What bassist has the best looking guitar, in other words who has the coolest guitar????!?!?!?!

    I think it has to be Sam RIvers' Warwick Streamer Stage I with those orange fret lights. IT RULES!! I wish I'd had that idea first
  2. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Quite possibly, the Buddah does -

  3. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    ...I love it!
    Way back when, I argued it was more difficult playing a ONE-string vs. any multi-string instrument!

    BTW, Sam Rivers plays guitar? I thought he played sax & flute?
  4. either les claypool's four string carl tompson with tremolo or alain caron's signature f bass
  5. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain

    Me too!!!! :D :D :D
  6. Bass Guitar

    Bass Guitar Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2001
    Quite a contrast - from playing a 9 stringer, to a 1 string. No one can tease him for playing too many strings this time.
  7. Hategear

    Hategear Workin' hard at hardly workin'.

    Apr 6, 2001
    Appleton, Swissconsin
    Beefcake the Mighty -- back in his Scumdogs of the Universe days, he played what looked to be a Steinberger with a steak for a body (check it out on the Tour De Scum video). I have also seen him with an Ibanez Iceman bass (ICB500) -- very cool!
  8. thats the wrong rivers i think, the one with the flashy warwick is the limp bizkit bassist :D
    and his bass KICK ASS IMO
  9. BassistJ


    Mar 20, 2001
    Hemet, CA USA I the only one that sees how bad a photoshop chopjob that is? :D

    Edit: One of these days I'll learn how to make them smilies correctly.
  10. can someone please give me a reason why in the hell someone would want a freaking one stringed bass? besides as a joke or shock value or whatever.
  11. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

  12. Yea I saw him playing that thing live a while back, sounded real sweet except when he slaped it, man he can't mute for crap.

  13. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    "Nuff said! This bass rules! I hear the guy who plays it is decent, too.
  14. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    rickbass's pbass
  15. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Who? Uh I dunno who has the coolest axe.

    Wait, wait...JT's Doublenecked Seven. For sure.
  16. Bass Guitar

    Bass Guitar Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2001
    You're right, by golly!

    To the person who did this, good one! :)
  17. :D
    I admit responsibility for that one.
    I did it using Livepix and Paintshop pro4.

    here's the original Bill Dickens pic- you might notice the real bass he was playing had a few more strings-
  18. melvin


    Apr 28, 2001
    Haha well done. :D
  19. istaticl


    Nov 29, 2000
    Prescott, AZ
    Looks like he has guitar envy.