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Well, I HAD to do it ,- NS Design CRM-5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by adrian garcia, Feb 16, 2003.

  1. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    A certain Canadian based Theatrical/Circus Company called from Montreal- they are looking at yours truly to perhaps be the bassist in a new Vegas production... the gig is not mine yet- they needed me to play some upright- so i HAD to go and get this, or be out of the game... so far so good! i love this thing.. HUGE tone.
    Very cool and easier to play than i anticipated.
    So wish me luck and intonation!!
  2. BTBbassist

    BTBbassist join us for mankala hour!

    Apr 20, 2002
    Westlake Village, CA
    Sweet Adrian!

    That's just about as compact as they get. What does one of those weigh?

    Good luck on the gig man!
  3. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    Very cool... very pretty... very compact. Hope you get the gig, man!
  4. VERY interesting.

    Good luck.
  5. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    Just do it.

  6. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Cirque du Soleil, eh? I hear they pay well.
  7. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    im sure they do- but more importantly, its about as steady a gig as you can have-- they rule the Vegas entertaiment scene and they run forever- i hope im not jinxing myself here.. i definitely do not yet have the gig- but it sems close. I am a huge fan and it would be my dream to get this..i have a lot of people praying for this !!
  8. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    Count me as one of them Adrian...you're a good guy I hope you get it.
  9. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Very nice. I hope congrats on the new gig. ;):cool:
  10. Bassmanbob

    Bassmanbob Supporting Member

    Good luck on the gig!

    I played on of those at Bass Central & it was real cool. And you don't have to buy a minivan to lug it around!
  11. Gard plays one of those. I suppose your gonna hang at the DB forum now! LOL!
    BTW: good move....
  12. Bassmanbob

    Bassmanbob Supporting Member

    Funny Marty. No, no. I'm staying in the bass guitar forum. I don't have a DB nor am I expecting to purchase one soon.
  13. Adrian

    Nice bass!!

    Will be saying a few words on your behalf to the main man:D
  14. Good luck on getting the gig!
  15. Jon Burnet

    Jon Burnet

    Jan 21, 2001
    Memphis, TN
    good luck dood!:bassist:
  16. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    I've had one of these for about a year now - although mine is 5 string with piezos only - but I get loads of compliments about the tone and everybody seems to like the sound.

    I have found it easier to play basslines than I thought it would be, although it has got me thinking more like a DBer and using more open strings etc. I really like playing simpler lines on it - letting the notes ring fully and maybe playing one note per bar -whereas on BG I would be muting and playing more notes.

    But I have found it much harder to improvise solos, coming from BG - my thought processes want to go along, rather than up and down!! ;)
  17. Bon Chance Adrian! (seems appropo, given the gig)

    Cool NS, BTW :cool:
  18. Gard


    Mar 31, 2000
    WInter Garden, FL

    Adrian, I love mine, it's become my "if you can only bring ONE bass" bass.

    Awesome tone, wonderful playability, and cool looks - what more can ya ask for?


    ...good luck on the Cirque gig!
  19. adrian garcia

    adrian garcia

    Apr 9, 2001
    las vegas. nevada
    Endorsing Artist: Nordy Basses, Schroeder Cabs, Gallien Krueger Amps
    Gard- i called you to consult you , but you had just left the store- thanbks for the thoughts-- peace!-A.
  20. T.B. Player

    T.B. Player

    Aug 10, 2002
    Orange, Texas
    Adrian, I will say a prayer for you bud, because that would be the mother of all gigs. I've been to just about every one of their shows and everytime I leave I feel amazed. I really hope you get this gig because the music always is superb at these shows. :)

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