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Ischell, the french maker of contact microphones, offers a special promotion for readers of the DoubleBassGuide.com: save 8% on any order at the Ischell webshop site, using the voucher code “JONASLOHSE”. The Ischell microphones mount to the double bass top … Continue reading →
In talking about Blanton before you were mentioning the difficulties bassists had in big bands because of the lack of amplification. Now, you had to play very fast with Dizzy Gillespie. Did you have amplification by that time? How did … Continue reading →
I just uploaded a couple of recordings I recently made of my pickup testing bass (thanks at Michael Höfler for help and support). The testing bass has not less than seven pickups mounted, which can be used at the same … Continue reading →
Madooma is a German webshop for vintage microphones – with a very nicely made website!
A student of the Brown effect since his middle teens, McBride met the maestro around 1990, when Brown came to hear him play duo with pianist Benny Green at the Knickerbocker, a raucous piano bar-and-grill on University Place in Greenwich … Continue reading →
It’s really fun to carry the Bass Cub in it’s gigbag. 6 kg seem to me as almost no weight at all, compared to my other amps. I think you can’t built a bass amp much smaller and lighter than … Continue reading →
Madooma is a German webshop for vintage microphones – with a very well made website!
Mathias has sent me a review of the new Arco “Hugo” double bass amp, which is made by bassist Jesper Lundgaard. It’s to long to fit the proper comment field, so I descided to post it here. Here we go: … Continue reading →
Phil Jones’ briefcase was already an unconventional bass amp before: with its two 5″ speakers and a variety of powering options, it is already quite different to other amps on the market. You can run the Briefcase from 110/220V, from … Continue reading →