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Stage sound

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Steve S, Oct 22, 2001.


  1. Steve S

    Steve S

    Jul 26, 2000
    We played this weekend at a medium sized club, about 75-100 people. I played through the Clarus amp with the S15D BagEnd which gives me 120 watts. I also plugged into our PA with an 18" subwoofer. I thought the bass came out loud and punchy but our guitar player thinks that I need to get another cabinet to "push more air."

    I got the Bag End and Clarus so that I don't have to tote heavy gear anymore. What do you guys think?
     
  2. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    I think it's odd that your guitarist wants more bass.:D
     
  3. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Maybe all he wants is more low end, dont know what your settings are, but maybe try boosting the lows a little more. i think your already pushing enough air. maybe you need a bigger head, i have 200 watts, and it pushes ok.
     
  4. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    What kind of music do you play? It may be the guitarist is reacting to the more neutral sound of the Clarus. He may just be used to the tonal exaggeration of other bass amps, especially a hyped up low end.

    Adding a second Bag End is still a small setup but you will get more power out of your amp and definitely move more air.
     
  5. Steve S

    Steve S

    Jul 26, 2000
    We play some classic rock but primarily rockabilly. Two guitars and a drummer. I have an old four ohm Peavey 15" cabinet that I could use. Deeper than the Bag Ends but 50 pounds heavier. Do you think that another Bag End located behind the guitarist would help? The Clarus would then be pushing 200 watts.