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Discussion in 'Bass Humor [DB]' started by UBERMUNSCHIST, Mar 14, 2008.
That might possibly be the most terrifying instrument ever.
English at bottom of page.
Questions come to mind:
At those frequencies do you bother to tune? If so, how do you reach the pegs 11 feet off the floor?
How do you MOVE the thing?
How do you INSURE the thing?
Will a Realist pick-up work?
I suppose the Pacific Rim is bringing one to market ...
Neato, thanks for the link! It seems they updated their website and took new photos. Nice.
His bow-grip reminds me of the grip needed for Heitbrink's ironwood bows....
It looks like it's on a rolling platform. You can see in the photos that the same platform in the big room is also used on stage.
The tuners are in the tailpiece.
It's all lever actuated! Like a gigantic bass-puppet!
I vote we now refer to this instrument as a 'bass-puppet'. Maybe?
I bet he'll still get asked 'Is that a cello?'
Keyboard player says, 'Bloody fixer's let me down again. I asked for bass and drums.'
I'll stop now.
That reminds me of the time I was loading in on a gig and someone saw my bass and said, "Hey, look, it's an oboe!"
Would that be considered a 7/4????
Imagine trying to do a bebop solo on that bass. I don't know which would happen first: a lever breaks or your right hand falls off.
Well, one nice lady referred to my Azola EUB as a "Viola on a Stick". Could be the highest/lowest compliment a viola player has ever recieved.
I wonder how much the overweight charges are when you decide to take the thing on a plane.