The cool blue light that made a cool noise...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by EasyBass, Aug 12, 2001.

  1. EasyBass


    Nov 19, 2000
    Portland, Oregon
    (Not sure if this is the right place for this, sorry if it isn't)

    A while back a friend of mine told me, he is one of our guitar players, that he saw a bass player performing and said "he used this cord with a blue light on the end of it and when he put it up to the strings while he played it made a cool noise" Or somehting like that, anyone hear of something like this? Thanks
  2. hujo


    Apr 18, 2001
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Perhaps it's an ebow? It's not really a cord, but...

    You can read more about it in Steve Lawsons forum.
  3. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Easybass, did you forget to take your medication?:D

    Seriously, as hujo suggested, it sounds as if your friend is describing an ebow.

  4. hujo


    Apr 18, 2001
    Stockholm, Sweden
    I'd really love to try one of those out. Unfortunately, I live in the north of Sweden. :(

    I think they should make one especially for bass!
  5. That would be cool if they made one for bass. But mine does just fine, its a great tool. I use it all the time on my fretless.